Education
 India
Project #2242

Rescue Junction supports street children in India

by People First Educational Charitable Trust
Vetted
Mar 11, 2011

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Devnandan at Work
Devnandan at Work

Greetings to you all!

I want to tell you the story of a boy called Devnandan. Devnandan has lived on the station for as long as he can remember, physically challenged with the loss of an arm in childhood in a freak accident with a thresher mill, he sweeped trains and begged to survive from day to day with little future ahead of him.

He began to attend Rescue Junction, took a keen interest in the educational classes and began to gain self respect.

An opportunity came to him some months ago to study air conditioner and fridge repairing as a vocational training course ,and despite his lack of formal education he successfully passed the course and took a loan from the Trust under our LIFE (Lindum Individual Fund for Enterprise) programme to start his own business. " Himalaya Service Centre".

He has now come from a beggar to businessman, a whole new life in front of him.

As Devnandan himself comments, " I never though that I would have a chance like this"

As ever thanks for all your support, and may with your help turnaround more young lives like Devnandan.

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  • Miriam E
    Miriam E Thanks for this great story about Devnandan! The work that you do is incredible! May you always prosper!
    • 6 years ago
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People First Educational Charitable Trust

Location: Bodhgaya, Bihar - India
Website: http:/​/​www.peoplefirstbihar.org
Project Leader:
Nick Hansen
Project Liason Officer
Bodhgaya, Bihar India
$43,339 raised of $55,000 goal
 
844 donations
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