Central & South Asia

India school aims to educate the poorest

New Delhi school is unique in trying to teach underprivileged as millions of children have no access.
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2013 22:38

Ten years after the Indian government promised every child under 14 years of age a place in school, millions of children still do not have access to education in the country.

Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports on a unique school in New Delhi that aims to educate children from the poorest areas.



Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
Featured on Al Jazeera
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Long-standing dispute over Christian use of the word 'Allah' raises concerns about a very un-Merry Christmas.
The threat posed by ISIL has prompted thousands of young Kurds to join the PKK.
Baja California - with its own grim history of disappeared people - finds a voice in the fight against violence.
Russian feminist rockers fight system holding 700,000 - the world's largest per capita prison population after the US.
Weeks of growing protests against Muslims continue in Dresden with 15,000 hitting the streets last Monday.