50 Kids in School = Happy Days

In June, Noorsaba and Dinesh started school for the first time. They are the first of six children in their family to go to school and will soon be able to read to their illiterate, hard-working parents. Samitchka, Sneha and Pritesh who live close to each other along the pipeline are enrolled in the 4th standard at Nandchhaya School along with Pranali and Saroj. Tiny Desi will start his year in the 2nd standard and a very exuberant Ragu is excited to return to Bright High School to study in his native Tamil dialect. Despite crushing poverty, the parents who live along the pipeline are desperate to send their children to school. Living in the shadow of expensive high-rises and working as maid

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