Roadside School Gives Delhi’s Street Children A Second Chance

BarcroftTV Published January 11, 2017 107 Plays

Rumble A selfless retiree has set up a school on the ROADSIDE for some of New Delhi's poorest children. A passerby might mistake Shyam Bihari Prasad’s students for a ragged bunch of street beggars but this unremarkable pavement is an invaluable resource for children to educate themselves. The 67-year-old retired from his job in telecommunications in 2010 to look after his granddaughter with his wife.Three years ago he decided to set up the unconventional school to tackle the gaps in education for New Delhi's poorest class of children.

Videographer / director: Haziq Qadri
Producer: Haziq Qadri, Nick Johnson
Editor: Joshua Douglas