Changing lives brick by brick

  • Reuters, kathmandu
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  • Updated: Jan 03, 2014 02:37 IST

In a noble gesture, a group of Nepalese youth working with an NGO are providing basic education to underprivileged children living in a brick factory in Kathmandu.

Take a peek into the lives of some of these children:

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Rahul Maji, 12, who lives and works with his family at a brick factory, splashes water in the mud before making bricks in Kathmandu.

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Nisha Maji, 5, who lives and works with her family at a brick factory, helps her family member to carry bricks.

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Atif Maji, 9, plays inside a brick factory in Kathmandu.

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Goma Maji, 11, takes care of her younger sister outside a small hut, where she and her family lives, while her parents are at work.

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The fingers of Rahul Maji, 12, are pictured as he works at the factory.

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A girl, who lives at the brick factory, carries bricks on her back in Kathmandu.

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Rahul Maji flips bricks laid out to dry out in the sun before packing them at the factory.

(All photos courtesy Reuters)

 

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