The 32-year-old primary school teacher from Maharashtra won the annual Global Teacher Prize 2020. “Teachers are the real changemakers…I am very pleased to announce that I will share 50 per cent of the prize money equally among my fellow top 10 finalists to support their incredible work. I believe, together, we can change this world because sharing is growing,” Mr Disale of Solapur’s Paritewadi village said.
With his parents seated on either side. As his mother embraced him, his father called in another relative into the frame, making for an exhilarating family moment. “Looks like it’s your whole extended family now…oh wonderful my dear fellow,” Mr Fry commented watching the Disale family’s celebration.