The School Under The Bridge

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One Indian man became a hero after he began educating New Delhi’s poorest children — and even went as far as creating a free school for them under a metro bridge.

School under bridge in India

According to NBC News, Rajesh Kumar Sharma teaches at least 30 children every day. Most of the children come from neighboring poor villages.

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For two hours every weekday, Sharma leaves his day-job at a general store in Shakarpur — his brother fills in for him — so that he can teach the children, reported Yahoo News.

School under bridge in India

Sharma, a 40-year-old father of three from Aligarh, was forced to drop out of college in his third year due to financial difficulties. When he decided to start the free school, he didn’t want other children to face the same difficulties he had.

School under bridge in India

“Whenever I passed by this area, I would notice that children were spending all their time in the fields or…

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