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A student in her uniform balances on stones over sewage water on her way to class in the Cite Soleil slum of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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The Lamani Colony: An Introduction

When Abhigyaan volunteers (of which I was a part) first started to go to teach kids in Lamani colony, in 2015, we were very impressed with their grandmothers wearing their traditional vibrantly coloured ‘mirrored’ dress with silver and lac jewelery hanging around their neck, ears, nose, wrists, fingers, toes, ankles and even adorning their hair. 537 more words


Inaya chose the word “Paix” (=Peace in French). She told me that being in peace is a necessary step to achieve great things. She hopes that her 3 children will grow up in a peaceful world!

From Sanctuary to Slum - The Devil's Acre

If one peaked behind the curtain of Regency London’s glamorous ton balls, fine carriages and fashionable shops, one would see an entirely different world. A world that was steeped in poverty, crime and desperation. 357 more words

Regency England

Slum Boy's Town

Oh! Little is that boy who told me of his town,

So little and mere, with skin dark brown,

He has a chocolate a day and politics is child’s play, 204 more words


The tallest slum

Most of us know that “Tower of David” is located in Jerusalem and that citadel was constructed about 2000 years back. It derived its name through the early Christians who believed it was palace of King David. 240 more words

Did You Know?

For some Palestinians in love, this slum is the only place to live

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Kafr Aqab is no one’s dream destination: the overcrowded neighborhood separated from adjacent East Jerusalem by Israel’s barrier in the occupied West Bank is notorious for rutted roads, drugs and violence.