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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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Arti: Asha team members selflessly work for people like me.

Arti ‘s parents were migrants from the state of Uttar Pradesh, who settled in the Tigri slum community during the early 1990s. Arti’s childhood was filled with despair as her mother suffered from mental health issues. Her father was employed in the government sector as a cleaner, he made a meagre earning of Rs.400 (5.62…
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