Slumdog Millionaire Reality

Posted on 08. Jul, 2009, in PovertyNo Comments

We are all familiar with the box office hit film, Slumdog Millionaire, but how does the film compare with the reality of what it’s like to live in a slum in India?  Miriam Gormally met Maureen Forrest from the Hope Foundation, which works directly with street children in Kolkata, formally known as Calcutta.  Maureen told Miriam that life for street children in Kolkata rarely has a fairytale ending.

 

To help fundraise for India or to take part in one of their fundraisers see www.hopefoundation.ie

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