Month: November 2017

Building Community | Restoring Hope

Fire

It’s almost December and it’s cold in northern India.  Children often go without warm jackets and huddle around fires of burning plastic just to stay warm. #respiratory-ailments. I took this photo two years back.  The street kids had just started a fire with plastic while their father was off drinking (obviously trying to stay warm…
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Plastic

When winter hits northern India and Nepal, the nights go below freezing.  Homeless families and kids who live in the slums can be seen burning plastic and whatever else they can find from about 3 pm and into the night.  The plastic fumes cause all sorts of respiratory problems.  Their homes have no heat source…
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