Ashalayam, the House of Hope

Photography : Eléonore HENRY DE FRAHAN     Texts : Aude RAUX    

To offer a future to the street children of Calcutta, the association Ashalayam has opened twenty boarding schools and four night shelters. 550 children have now gone back to school or are currently learning a profession. They play cricket and rugby. They are learning to get up early again. They can satisfy their hunger with sweet scented dishes. On the last Sunday of each month, the older ones organize a party to encourage the other children, ( more ...)