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Out of the Slums of Nurmahal

It’s easy to get excited telling people that you’re visiting an orphanage and are going to stay there a couple nights, not thinking too hard about what you may find. 613 more words


Slumdog Millionaire: A Lesson on Environmental Sustainability?

The 2008 Box Office success Slumdog Millionaire was a British drama following the rags to riches story of Jamal Malik, an 18-year old from the Dharavi slums of Mumbai in India. 551 more words


[REVIEW] 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers' by: Katherine Boo

This nonfiction book is written as though it is fiction; but all the characters are real. The book follows different families and people in Annawadi, a slum in Mumbai, as they attempt to better themselves. 186 more words

Book Review

Stark Truth: Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

I suppose in s large country like India you can see life in as many ways as you can imagine it to unfold. But in the poorest hovels of that huge country the reality is that life unfolds in ways you’ve never imagined. 504 more words

My Reviews


More people defaecate in the open in India than any other country in the world.

Nila Madhab Panda is a film director who is shooting a film in Delhi on open defaecation in the slums. 454 more words


From up high, Mumbai

Dear readers, I apologize for not being as consistent as I used to be and would have loved being. Honestly, after pulling a 8 hour shift and another in travelling, the energy left in me, is not much. 81 more words

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Putting Life into Perspective

One of THE best books I’ve ever had the opportunity to read, taught:

Life is hard.. and not always fair.”

And it’s very true. 299 more words