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Makeshift Schools Help Mumbai Slum Children Beat the Oddsi
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April 30, 2013 5:42 PM
The Indian government in recent years has made free primary education a right for all children. But millions still are not being dealt with by the educational system. To reach some of the neediest students, one group is now taking classrooms to the streets of Mumbai. VOA correspondent Aru Pande talks to volunteers and the young students they teach.

Makeshift Schools Help Mumbai Slum Children Beat the Odds

Published April 30, 2013

The Indian government in recent years has made free primary education a right for all children. But millions still are not being dealt with by the educational system. To reach some of the neediest students, one group is now taking classrooms to the streets of Mumbai. VOA correspondent Aru Pande talks to volunteers and the young students they teach.


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