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Salaam Baalak Trust - One story

INDIA | Sunday, 29 Dec 2013 | Views [1945] | Comments [2]

Of all the interactions I've had with children at Salaam Balaak Trust perhaps the most powerful has been with Raju, a young Polio sufferer. Raju was born sometime around 1990 on the streets around New Delhi. He developed Polio at a young age which caused ... Read more >

Tags: beggars, delhi, disability, disabled, education, india, street children, volunteering


Street children - The challenge

INDIA | Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | Views [2072]

  I've been in Delhi more than a month now and many of you are probably wondering what I'm doing here each day. I'm volunteering for an organisation called Salaam Balaak Trust teaching English and trying to support older teenagers in their quest ... Read more >

Tags: begging, child labour, delhi, india, poverty, ragpicking, street children, village


Sweat and opportunity

INDIA | Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | Views [708] | Comments [1]

It has been the case for a long time that who you are in India depends very much on an accident of birth. We are told things are changing and there is a distinct middle and upper class here now, yet it seems clear that for the urban and rural poor who ... Read more >

Tags: caste system, delhi, education, equality, india, labouring, volunteer



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