Changing lives brick by brick

  • Reuters, kathmandu
  • 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:

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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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