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Wise words in India teach thousands in the slums

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Wise words in India teach thousands in the slums

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Thousands of children gather in the slums of India to learn to read and write. The teachers are volunteers, many of whom only a few years before were struggling to get an education themselves.

Teachers and pupils are part of a project called ‘Read India’ started by Madhav Chavan, a chemical engineer who has been inspired to bring education to the underprivileged of the subcontinent.

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