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Asha made me believe in myself again: Arti

Have you ever noticed the people selling shoes on a footpath? That’s what my father and brother do, they sell shoes in the weekly markets in a different part of Delhi says Arti a 19-year-old. Arti’s family resides from Firozabad, Uttar Pradesh. Her father came to live with his friend from the village and started…
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Education opens doors for a bright future

Sweta resides in Indra Camp slum located in North-East Delhi. Her parents were migrants from Uttar Pradesh. As a child, her father Kanchan Lal was studious. However, due to poor financial conditions, at the age of 10, he started working in sugarcane fields assisting his father. This left a deep hole in him and unfulfillment…
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A Mother’s fight against malnutrition

Born in Darbhanga, Bihar, to a family of farmers, Israt was born and brought up in her ancestral village in the 1980s. Deprived of education and basic needs from a young age, Israt and her siblings spent their childhood assisting their parents in a small farm growing rice and potatoes. Her family sustained themselves by…
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A Family Planning Success Story

Amreen grew up in a protective household in Nangloi slum, West of Delhi during the early 1990s. Her father was a hardworking and strict parent who had a job as a truck driver carrying goods across the country. He made a living earning Rs.10000 (140.41 USD or 107.82 £) a month to feed and take…
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