"An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia, 1880s. (Image courtesy Legacy Center, Drexel University College of Medicine Archives, Philadelphia, PA. "Image #p0103) (x)
This is what brings back my faith in humanity. Yes, it's usually something that 'punks' do. To all you people who thinks that we're heartless because of our music taste, these people are some of the nicest most considerate people I've ever met. So hush.
One Indian man has become a hero after he began educating New Delhi’s poorest children — and even went as far as creating a free school for them under a metro bridge. He has persuaded local laborers and farmers to allow their children to attend his school instead of working to add to the family income, and hopes to equip these children with the tools necessary to overcome their poverty.
In this powerful account, Alyse Nelson takes us on a 15-year journey that began with a State Department initiative and grew into a global movement transcending national, cultural, economic and political divides to advance a transformative model of leadership.