Hi, I am Sushil Meena, I work as a Senior Section Engineer in Indian Northern Railways. After job timings, My friends and I, who all working professionals, run a small study center for poor children of jhuggi jhopris. We take evening classes for children who don't go to school. These are either school dropouts, or working children who have never studied.
We are trying to educate them nevertheless by providing free course books, stationery, and make sure they don't fall sick. We also arrange clothes and food for them. We are happy to say, around 150 students in a particular area and around 100 more from nearby area are studying under our guidance.
We teach them in an open park nearby their homes where their parents can easily keep an eye on their studies. However, past few months were very distracting and brought severe loss of studies to these students due to the weather conditions like rain and thunderstorms etc. They can bear the heat but whenever the park gets filled with water, they have nowhere to study.
You can see in the video that park was full of bushes. These children are very particular and regular about their studies. Their enthusiasm for studies and meeting us compell us to do more for them. They see hope in us and we don't want to disappoint them.
Therefore, to combat this issue, we brought flyash blocks and laid them temporarily over soil of the park so that even if it rained, the studies didn't have to stop. Children were so exited that they even decided to pitch in.
However, about a fortnight later, we had to vacate that place due to presence of insects and animals due to rain.
Therefore, we want to build a small place for them with basic flooring and a tin roof so their studies become weatherproof. The children's parents are labourers and are ready to work without wages in their free time. We just need funds to buy the construction material and wages for few outsourced supervisors and machinery. This site is located at Indirapuram, Ghaziabad.
Therefore, we request you all to contribute whatever you can for this good cause. Please help these children.