Room To Read recently tracked down Muskaan Ahirwar, a third-standard student who started her own library called “Bal Pustakalaya” meaning Children’s Library in a small slum in Bhopal, India.
This motivated young woman opens up Bal Pastakalaya every day after school where she has dozens of children come by from a nearby low-income neighborhood and listen to her read.
This is yet another moving story on how education can change the lives of many children in the developing parts of the world. Also showing the importance of Room to Reads’ “Girls Education Program”. Muskaan is pictured with a smile on her face, very proud of her accomplishments.
This Library is located nearby Ravens 2015 project of providing 50 girls with a 1-year scholarship as well as a library.
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