India's Little Librarian — a video from AJ+

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India's Little Librarian — a video from AJ+

Post by Welles » Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:43 pm

This is simply a wonderful story.
Poor neighborhoods in India typically have low literacy rates because residents do not have the resources necessary to educate their children. 9-year-old Muskaan Ahirwar is working to change this in her impoverished neighborhood in Bhopal. In January 2016, she opened a library outside her house to give kids free access to books and a place to read. She started with just a few books and now has several hundred from around the world. Her library gets 25 visitors a day and the kids play knowledge games and hold competitions to see who can read the most. The library has given those kids who used to wander the streets a place to go and read regularly. "Whoever has the drive to learn, they should start their own library and start learning, and study like us and get ahead in life" says Muskaan.

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Re: India's Little Librarian — a video from AJ+

Post by Sandy » Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:32 pm

Thanks Welles,
That video was heart warming and inspiring.

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