A School Under a Metro Bridge in Delhi by Simon de Trey-White
1st April 2014, Shakarpur, New Delhi, India. Ravi Kumari (9) picks marigolds in the afternoon on land his parents rent on the Yamuna Bank, New Delhi, India on the 1st April 2014. Kumar is one of the regular pupils who attends a makeshift school under a metro bridge nearby.
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.
PHOTOGRAPH BY AND COPYRIGHT OF SIMON DE TREY-WHITE
+ 91 98103 99809
photographer in delhi