101 East

India’s Child Geniuses

Five million children in India are believed to have genius-level IQs, but few are ever discovered.

More than five million children in India are thought to have genius-level IQs. But most of them live in slums and are never discovered.

Poor education and a lack of opportunity usually means their potential goes unrealised – until now.

101 East follows a team of mentors striving to find the brightest children in the poorest circumstances.

They show how – with the right support and schooling – these “rough diamonds” can finally get their a chance to shine.

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