India's Slumkid Reporters: Unreported World Channel 4 c.Quicksilver Media/Mary-Ann Ochota https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/ India's Slumkid Reporters: Unreported World Channel 4 c.Quicksilver Media/Mary-Ann Ochota 1 Shanno, editor of Balaknama newspaper, and Vijay, her chief reporter. At the offices of CHETNA (Childhood Enhancement through Training and Action), the supporting NGO 18 year olds Shanno, editor of Balaknama, Children's Voice, newspaper, and Vijay, her chief reporter. At the basement of CHETNA (Childhood Enhancement through Training and Action), the supporting NGO https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187720 186187720 33 Vijay, in the Delhi slum he's called home since his family moved from their village in Bihar eight years ago 33 Vijay, in the Delhi slum he's called home since his family moved from their village in Bihar eight years ago https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187852 186187852 12 Vijay at home in Sanjay Camp slum. He lives in a one-room shack with his parents and his brother. Their bed has no mattress and is made from old packing crates 12 Vijay at home in Sanjay Camp slum. He lives in a one-room shack with his parents, grandfather and two brothers. Their bed has no mattress and is made from old packing crates https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187731 186187731 28 Filming at the end of the monsoon in Sanjay Camp slum, Delhi 28 Filming at the end of the monsoon in Sanjay Camp slum, Delhi https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187847 186187847 29 Sanjay Camp slum, Delhi 29 Sanjay Camp slum, Delhi https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187848 186187848 30 The unauthorised shacks of Sanjay Camp slum just feet from the live railway lines. The houses and tiny shop are illegal and could be demolished without warning 30 The unauthorised shacks of Sanjay Camp slum are just feet from the live railway lines. The houses and tiny shop are illegal and could be demolished without warning https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187849 186187849 31 Sanjay Camp slum, Delhi, Vijay's home. People stand back into doorways when they hear a train coming 31 Sanjay Camp slum, Delhi, Vijay's home. People stand back into doorways when they hear a train coming https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187850 186187850 32 tracks clear as a blaring horn sounds, indicating a train is passing through the camp 32 tracks clear as a blaring horn sounds, indicating a train is passing through the camp https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187851 186187851 34 Lila Devi, Vijay's mother, prepares dinner for the family. She has a one ring gas stove, no windows, and no running water. 'You find things to smile about. I'm very proud of my son.' 34 Lila Devi, Vijay's mother, prepares dinner for the family. She has a one ring gas stove, no windows, and no running water. 'You find things to smile about. I'm very proud of my son.' https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187853 186187853 Lila Devi cooking Lila Devi cooking https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187854 186187854 36 Boys in Sanjay Camp slum, Delhi, alongside the railway line. In the evening, many people get drunk on cheap liquor, making the slums a volatile and violent place 36 Boys in Sanjay Camp slum, Delhi, alongside the railway line. In the evening, many people get drunk on cheap liquor, making the slums a volatile and violent place https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187855 186187855 9 Filming in Lajpat Nagar market 9 Filming in Lajpat Nagar market https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187728 186187728 6 Shivani, 10, and her cousins beg and play in Lajpat Nagar market all day. They have some contact with their families, and are expected to hand over their 'earnings' at the end of the day 6 Shivani, 10, and her cousins beg and play in Lajpat Nagar market all day. They have some contact with their families, and are expected to hand over their 'earnings' at the end of the day https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187725 186187725 7 Shivani, 10, who begs in Lajpat Nagar market, New Delhi, with two of her cousins. They say they're happy, have no problems, and they like to play 7 Shivani, 10, who begs in Lajpat Nagar market, New Delhi, with two of her cousins. They say they're happy, have no problems, and they like to play. https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187726 186187726 8 10-year old Shivani and her cousins. They beg as a team 8 10-year old Shivani and her cousins. They beg as a team https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187727 186187727 15 Despite a raft of new government policies, the chances of these children escaping a life on the street remain slim 15 Despite a raft of new government policies, the chances of these children escaping a life on the street remain slim https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187734 186187734 13 Conservative estimates suggest there are at least 50,000 street children in Delhi alone. These boys live with their parents under this flyover 13 Conservative estimates suggest there are at least 50,000 street children in Delhi alone. These boys live with their parents under this flyover https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187732 186187732 14 Their tawny brown hair suggests these two homeless street kids are suffering from malnutrition 14 Their tawny brown hair suggests these two homeless street kids are suffering from malnutrition https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187733 186187733 16 Homeless babies under the flyover their mother calls home 16 Homeless babies under the flyover their mother calls home https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187735 186187735 5 Shoeshine boy Pawan, in Lajpat Nagar market, New Delhi 5 Shoeshine boy Pawan, in Lajpat Nagar market, New Delhi https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187724 186187724 3 Baadshah, 13, began ragpicking aged 5. He works from 11am until 10pm, with a 3 hour break for 'street school' every afternoon 3 Baadshah, 13, began ragpicking aged 5. He works from 11am until 10pm, with a 3 hour break for 'street school' every afternoon https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187722 186187722 4 Baadshah, with his ragpicking sack. He works ten hours a day collecting recyclable rubbish from the streets 4 Baadshah, with his ragpicking sack. He collects recyclable rubbish from the streets in this market https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187723 186187723 2 Balaknama chief reporter Vijay Kumar teaches Baadshah the art of journalism, at the ragpickers' encampment where Baadshah lives 2 Balaknama chief reporter Vijay Kumar teaches 13 year old Baadshah the art of journalism, at the ragpickers' encampment where Baadshah lives https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187721 186187721 10 Mary-Ann Ochota and Vijay Kumar 10 Mary-Ann Ochota and Vijay Kumar https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187729 186187729 37 Shanno, in Sunder Nagari slum, her home in Delhi 37 Shanno, in Sunder Nagari slum, her home in Delhi https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187856 186187856 Sunder Nagari Sunder Nagari https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187857 186187857 39 Children in the Sunder Nagari slum gather to see what's happening in their alleyway 39 Children in the Sunder Nagari slum gather to see what's happening in their alleyway https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187858 186187858 Shanno's neighbours Shanno's neighbours https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187859 186187859 44 Delhi newspapermen bundle thousands of newspapers every morning. Most are in English or Hindi 44 Delhi newspapermen bundle thousands of newspapers every morning. Most are in English or Hindi https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187861 186187861 45 Every morning at 6am the Delhi newspapermen assemble bundles of papers for delivery 45 Every morning at 6am the Delhi newspapermen assemble bundles of papers for delivery https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187862 186187862 Filming with the head of CHETNA, Sanjay Gupta Filming with the head of CHETNA, Sanjay Gupta https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187860 186187860 17 Chief reporter of Children's Voice, Vijay Kumar 17 Chief reporter of Children's Voice, Vijay Kumar https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187836 186187836 18 Mary-Ann and Vijay 18 Mary-Ann and Vijay https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187837 186187837 22 Homeless children on an Agra railway platform https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187841 186187841 22 Homeless children on an Agra railway platform https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187842 186187842 22 Homeless children on an Agra railway platform https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187843 186187843 Railway Children https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187844 186187844 26 Street children tie friendship bracelets known as 'rakhis' on the police officers at Hari Parwat station, Agra. The hope is to improve police treatment of street kids 26 Street children tie friendship bracelets known as 'rakhis' on the police officers at Hari Parwat station, Agra. The hope is to improve police treatment of street kids https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187845 186187845 27 Following the street children's visit, Agra police held a press conference to publicise the event 27 Following the street children's visit, Agra police held a press conference to publicise the event https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187846 186187846 20 The Soni children lost their mother 20 days ago. Their grandparents are now struggling to feed 8 young children 20 The Soni children lost their mother 20 days ago. Their grandparents are now struggling to feed 8 young children https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187839 186187839 21 Director Suzie Samant filming in Garib Nagar slum, Agra Director Suzie Samant filming in Garib Nagar slum, Agra. 'Garib Nagar' literally means 'Poor Town'. https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187840 186187840 https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187863 186187863 47 16 yr old Gabbar (middle)sniffs correction fluid. He says it stops him feeling worried. Older boys taught him how when he came to Mathura railway station as an 8-yr old runaway 47 16 yr old Gabbar (middle)sniffs correction fluid. He says it stops him feeling worried. Older boys taught him how when he came to Mathura railway station as an 8-yr old runaway https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187864 186187864 48 Gabbar's friends are also addicted to sniffing solvents 48 Gabbar's friends are also addicted to sniffing solvents https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187865 186187865 49 Children at the Mathura 'Street School' drop in centre 49 Children at the Mathura 'Street School' drop in centre https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187866 186187866 Mathura drop-in, supported by CHETNA and Hope for Children https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187867 186187867 51 Gabbar comes to the Mathura drop-in centre for a couple of hours a day. Tulsi, 15, is helping him to learn to read and write 51 Gabbar comes to the Mathura drop-in centre for a couple of hours a day. Tulsi, 15, is helping him to learn to read and write https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187868 186187868 53 Tulsi and Gabbar at the Mathura drop-in centre. Tulsi wants to train as a teacher 53 Tulsi and Gabbar at the Mathura drop-in centre. Tulsi wants to train as a teacher https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187869 186187869 52 Tulsi used to beg with her mother at a road junction in Mathura. Now her brother has a job, she can attend school for a few hours a day 52 Tulsi used to beg with her mother at a road junction in Mathura. Now her brother has a job, she can attend school for a few hours a day https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187870 186187870 Shanno and Vijay with the 47th edition of Children's Voice https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187871 186187871 Now that they've both turned 18, they have to retire from Children's Voice and hand over to younger members of the team https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187872 186187872 56 4000 copies of the new edition of Balaknama, Children's Voice, are ready to be distributed https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187873 186187873 Baadshah gets to grips with his first published article https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187875 186187875 59 Members of the 'Stepping Forwards' Street Children's Federation, with the new edition of Balaknama 59 Members of the 'Stepping Forwards' Street Children's Federation, with the new edition of Balaknama https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187876 186187876 A distribution team on the streets of New Delhi https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187877 186187877 61 Not all the children can read - those who can, read aloud to those who can't 61 Not all the children can read - those who can, read aloud to those who can't https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187878 186187878 Vijay Kumar, Shanno and Mary-Ann Ochota https://www.maryannochota.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=186187874 186187874