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Bangladesh
Akhtari's story

Akhtari's story

Akhtari* is 13 years old and lives with her parents and older sisters in Dhaka. She has big dreams of becoming and banker and is determined to finishing her schooling.

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Nepal
Pujan's Story

Pujan's Story

*Pujan is a hardworking 17 year old. He's chosen to pursue a future in tailoring so he can be independent and work from his home.

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India
Lives transformed by Butterflies

Lives transformed by Butterflies

Butterflies has been working with street connected children since 1989. Read the stories of Laxmi the ethical entrepreneur and Suraj the future doctor.

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Bangladesh
Sokhina's Story

Sokhina's Story

16 year-old Sokhina lives in a slum near the Matuail dumping site with her parents. After moving to Dhaka, Sokhina started work as a waste picker.

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Sierra Leone
Marjorie's Story

Marjorie's Story

Marjorie was still in primary school when she realised she was pregnant. “I was driven away by my parents for what they referred to as shame in the family"

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India
Rohit's Story

Rohit's Story

"My membership in the Children’s Health Cooperative had a huge effect on my unhealthy behaviours."

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