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It is estimated that 30 per cent of India’s poor reside in urban slums.

Approximately 10 per cent of our urban population is homeless, while 5 per cent of all urban slums are not recognised by the government. Thus, a substantially large number of these impoverished pockets do not receive any health, education or livelihood support from the government.

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Sixty-year-old Rohitas lives in Alwar district of Rajasthan.

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April 2022
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“The Sightsavers India Fellowship Program helped me in finding my true potential,” Dr Vanlalmuanpuii, Sightsavers India Fellow, 2019 – 2021

Sightsavers India Fellow, 2019-2021 gets candid as she completes her fellowship journey.

Dr Vanlalmuanpuii, March 2022