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education for everyone

I’ve known Ashang for many years now but only recently have we really gotten to know each other and have become good friends. I’ve had the chance to help in her great project, a preschool in a slum in Goa, India. 2,251 more words


Slums in Lima

Informal settlements in Lima

Currently 75.83% of the more than 27 million inhabitants of Peru live in cities. Percentage in Lima reaches 99% on urban population above rural areas; while in the department of Lambayeque figures reach 79.4% against 20.6% 1.  416 more words


I met Robert Kiyosaki in the Slum

Ever had an unexpected encounter in the oddest of places? Something akin to finding water in the dessert, or being schooled on living a purpose driven life by a 6 year old. 228 more words

Little gremlin-limpet girl

This little gremlin was the highlight of my day today.
I was keen to help at the school in the slum today so we made our way there. 151 more words

Sheepcare Afterthoughts

After the volunteer project I thought to myself:

Did I help?
An unspecialized volunteer like me definitely didn’t help the school tremendously, but…

I was a visitor. 302 more words


Children of Pallavan Salai

Pallavan Salai is an urban slum adjacent to the Chennai Central railway station. These pictures were captured there in July when I was on an assignment to report the problems faced by slum dwellers in this area. 22 more words