Monthly Archives: July 2019

Guddi: A true inspiration

Life in the slum is difficult, especially for someone who is differently abled. This story of struggle and success is an outstanding example of perseverance and determination. Guddi, a 43-year-old, resides in Asha’s Mayapuri slum community. This slum is situated in the West of Delhi, it’s noisy, it’s beyond crowded and the air is foul…
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Asha High School Topper Mehjabeen on her new journey

“We would sit on the pavement outside and wait for amma (mother) to give us dry chapatis soaked in water,” recalls a teary-eyed Mehjabeen. The family of Mehjabeen, daughter of a daily wage mason Mohammad Raees migrated to Janta Camp from Uttar Pradesh’s Sultanpur some two decades ago. This specific ghetto is a few miles…
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