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Banking on the Future
A 13 year old boy who is the manager of a bank that aims at helping street children in India.
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2009 14:17 GMT

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Filmmaker:  Geoff Dunlop

 

Ajay is 13 and a Bank Manager. But the bank he manages is a special kind of bank aimed at helping street children in India.

 

Chandan is 9 years old and picks rags in Dehli to make ends meet. He remembers fondly how simple and easy his life in the village back home used to be. But since his mother died Chandan’s life has been very different.

 

Running away from a step mother who used to beat him horribly, the Oklah market is the closest he has to a home. But when he decides to try out the Butterfly bank, he tells Geoff Dunlop that they let him watch tv with the other boys and even sleep in the warm.

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Al Jazeera
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