Manjura, 7 and Mansura, 8 are sisters who live in the Shastri Park slum of Delhi, India, near the railway line. Their cottage is alongside a train track where many children have died or been injured.
What happens when girls and boys realize that they can promote changes in their communities and start believing in a brighter future through education? The end result is empowered youth who inspire social change. Isis is an adolescent girl who became a young leader in her community in Honduras.
Children are naturally hungry to learn, but face daunting barriers to attending school, especially girls. CARE works to address the roots of those impediments as a way to increase learning opportunities.
Learn how increased income meant educational opportunities for the children of one group of mothers.