MAKESHIFT SCHOOL IN DELHI
13th March 2014, Shakarpur, New Delhi, India. A boy stretches to write on the top of a blackboard at a makeshift school under a metro bridge, a picture of Saraswati the Hindu Goddess of learning adorns the wall, near the Yamuna Bank Metro station in Shakarpur, New Delhi, India on the 13th March 2014
Rajesh Kumar Sharma (born 01/02/1970), started this makeshift school in 2011. Six mornings a week he teaches underprivileged children for three hours while his younger brother replaces him at his general store in Shakarpur. His students are children of labourers, rickshaw-pullers and farm workers. This is the 3rd site he has used to teach under privileged children in the city, he began in 1997.
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