Free School under the bridge

5 year ago
  • Free School under the bridge
    Free School in Delhi under the bridge yes it’s an unusual school in an unusual location and is also run by an unusual teacher. There are 2 teachers Mr. Rajesh Kumar is a shopkeeper by profession but he also spends hours every morning teaching around 80 children of the poor families in India.
  • Free School under the bridge

    Free School under the bridge

    The 43 year old visited the construction of the Delhi transit station a few years ago and was disturbed by the sight of many children playing at the site instead of attending school. When he questioned their parents working at the sites they all said there were no schools in the vicinity and none took care of them.
  • Free School under the bridge

    Free School under the bridge

    Something extraordinary happens every early morning under the bridge and children can use their imagination power over there. Whereas shopkeeper Rajesh teaches them how to use their imagination power upto best of their capabilities.
  • Free School under the bridge

    Free School under the bridge

    Rajesh said, "I would regularly see children idly playing in the dirt in the area. I asked their parents why they weren’t sending them to school. I got no answer, so I decided to start teaching these children from then. We didn't have much, so with whatever I could get I started teaching them here."
  • Free School under the bridge

    Free School under the bridge

    Consequently, his open-air class room was born between pillars and the tracks of the Delhi Metro. Every few minutes a train passes above, the children unperturbed by its sounds. There are no chairs or tables and the children sit on rolls of polystyrene foam placed on the rubble.
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    3Free School under the bridge

    Three rectangular patches of wall are painted black and used as a blackboard. Anonymous donors have contributed books, shoes and stationery for the children, as their parents cannot afford them. One unnamed individual sends a bag full of biscuits and fruit juice for the pupils every day - another incentive for the children to turn up for their studies

Austin Jones 5 year ago

You people have done a great job, Keep going

Cody Kelly 5 year ago

Knowledge is for sharing and is cost free you guys have proof that practically.

Martin Wood 5 year ago

We are proud that we have such teachers in India, who care about others

Wilson George 5 year ago

The kids would truly admire you guys after they’ll grow big and also feel thankful to both of you Mr. Rajesh.

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