Archive | February 2015

The Eyes of a Delhi Beggar Boy

The Eyes of a Delhi Beggar Boy

“Excuse me, ma’am, can I shine your shoes? I will shine your shoes for rupees.” I had just flown into the Dehli airport and was trying to stay with my team as we loaded onto our bus. “Rupees… please?” The little voice behind me persisted. I sighed and turned around.... read more
Asha: The Slum Girl Who Found Dignity

Asha: The Slum Girl Who Found Dignity

Asha carelessly swung her book bag in her hand while she walked home from school. Her dark hair was dirty and it shrouded her equally dark eyes. Asha looked down the slum street. It was littered in trash. Sewage ran down one side. Children played close to it, but no... read more