Citizen Picture by Yamini Rathore
These kids are sitting outside the closed gate of a school to know what actually goes on inside the school. These children don’t go to school. It’s not because they’re sick. And it’s not because they don’t want to be at school. They do but they cannot and the main reason is poverty.
Millions of kids around the globe are surrounded by the darkness of poverty. Their innocence of childhood it lost in the bid to make a living. Books, school and toys are beyond their reach as they are grounded in the harsh reality of being poor.
Still, their enthusiasm and keenness to see what goes on in a school is both heart-warming and heart-wrenching at the same time. We all wish to do something when we see these innocent souls but we rarely achieve the feat in making a change in their lives.
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