Nobody Asked Them To. But These Youth Have Been Changing Lives Of Underprivileged Children Since 1987!
You don’t have to be a resident of Mumbai to know about the prevalence of street kids around every corner of this famed Maximum city. Their numbers were estimated to be more than 11 million in India by UNICEF in 1994, with over a lakh in each of the metros.
A 2004 study of street children in Mumbai found that 60% of the street children had never attended school and approximately two-thirds were illiterate. Additionally with limited access to nutritious food, sanitation and medical care they are susceptible to poor health and a range of illnesses.