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From darkness unto light – Akshara foundation has initiated 20,000 slum children into education by integrating private, voluntary and government sectors.

Others | Jan 18, 2002

SMALL drops in an ocean. This is how the people at Akshara describe their efforts. Ali this despite the fact that 20,000 children in slums around Bangalore have already been initiated into the world of letters by this foundation through its educational programme.

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