Social Documentary Photography – Helping Children Being Children In India

MPP(DPEP) School Peta Medikera Village, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India: Students enjoy a water and toilet break at the school.
Photo credit:Sandeep Biswas/UNICEF

 

Social Documentary Photographer Sandeep Biswas is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary.

 

From “Social Documentary Children” By Sandeep Biswas/UNICEF & Sandeep Biswas/ILO ( International  Labor Organization).

 

To see Sandeep’s  gallery of projects and photographs click on any image.

 

Education Resource Center, Sai Baba Nagar, Vadodara, Gujarat, India: A young girl is learning to write letters in Gujarati at the ERC. These ERC’s duplicate as schools as there are no proper schools in the area. These ERC’s are either tiny rooms or open spaces in the slum clusters. Children are taught various activities through various education and learning methods directed by the local government. Photo credit: Sandeep Biswas/ILO

Education Resource Center, Sai Baba Nagar, Vadodara, Gujarat, India: A young girl is learning to write letters in Gujarati at the ERC. These ERC’s duplicate as schools as there are no proper schools in the area. These ERC’s are either tiny rooms or open spaces in the slum clusters. Children are taught various activities through various education and learning methods directed by the local government.
Photo credit: Sandeep Biswas/ILO

 

Malnutrition Rehabilitation Center, Kharupitia Block, Darrang District, Assam, India: Imdadul Haque ( 13 months) is carried by his mother at the Malnutrition Rehabilitation center. He was admitted with acute malnutrition and is now on the path to recovery. Photo credit:Sandeep Biswas/unicef

Malnutrition Rehabilitation Center, Kharupitia Block, Darrang District, Assam, India: Imdadul Haque ( 13 months) is carried by his mother at the Malnutrition Rehabilitation center. He was admitted with acute malnutrition and is now on the path to recovery. Photo credit: Sandeep Biswas/UNICEF

 

Bhagyanagar Childrens home for Boys, Koppal District, Karnataka, India: Childrens home in Bhagyanagar for boys houses children mostly between 6 – 14 years who are either abandoned or orphaned. Mostly children of migrant laborers and are risked being potential child labor. Few of them are orphaned due to AIDS contracted by their parents. These children are given proper education, hygiene, nutrition, protection and care at the center. These children who live there spend their free time studying, doing various activities and playing together making up for their missing families. Photo credit:Sandeep Biswas/unicef

Bhagyanagar Childrens home for Boys, Koppal District, Karnataka, India: Childrens home in Bhagyanagar for boys houses children mostly between 6 – 14 years who are either abandoned or orphaned. Mostly children of migrant laborers and are risked being potential child labor. Few of them are orphaned due to AIDS contracted by their parents.
These children are given proper education, hygiene, nutrition, protection and care at the center. These children who live there spend their free time studying, doing various activities and playing together making up for their missing families.
Photo credit: Sandeep Biswas/UNICEF

 

Anganwadi Center, Naraspur, Medak District, Telangana, India: Anganwadi, which means courtyard shelter are centers for learning and combatting malnutrition among children. The children of the villages spend their day, playing and learning. They are given meals and supplements to keep a check on their diet. Photo credit: Sandeep Biswas/unicef

Anganwadi Center, Naraspur, Medak District, Telangana, India: Anganwadi, which means courtyard shelter are centers for learning and combatting malnutrition among children. The children of the villages spend their day, playing and learning. They are given meals and supplements to keep a check on their diet.
Photo credit: Sandeep Biswas/UNICEF

 

Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya ( residential school for girls), Shamshaba, Hyderabad, Telangana, India: KGBV is a residential school for girls who at some point dropped out of school. This is an effort to bring them back to mainstream schooling so that they can complete their education. They are brought to the school campus where they live and learn. There is a separate kitchen and dining space that caters to their daily meals. Photo credit: Sandeep Biswas/unicef

Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya ( residential school for girls), Shamshaba, Hyderabad, Telangana, India: KGBV is a residential school for girls who at some point dropped out of school. This is an effort to bring them back to mainstream schooling so that they can complete their education.
They are brought to the school campus where they live and learn. There is a separate kitchen and dining space that caters to their daily meals.
Photo credit: Sandeep Biswas/UNICEF

 

Anganwadi center, Pujjur Village, Thipparthi Mandal, Nalgonda, Telangana,India: Children at this AWC under the Children’s nutrition program are daily provided with Eggs and Milk as a nutrition supplement against Fluorosis so that their immunity is built stronger and their bodies are immune to fight against the disease. Photo credit: Sandeep Biswas/unicef

Anganwadi center, Pujjur Village, Thipparthi Mandal, Nalgonda, Telangana,India: Children at this AWC under the Children’s nutrition program are daily provided with Eggs and Milk as a nutrition supplement against Fluorosis so that their immunity is built stronger and their bodies are immune to fight against the disease.
Photo credit: Sandeep Biswas/UNICEF

 

Kosi River Basin, Saharsa, Bihar, India: A child in the flood prone area near the Kosi river bank, plays with his fathers stationary tractor. Photo credit: Sandeep Biswas/unicef

Kosi River Basin, Saharsa, Bihar, India: A child in the flood prone area near the Kosi river bank, plays with his fathers stationary tractor.
Photo credit: Sandeep Biswas/UNICEF

 

Shree Govindrao Maharaj Madhyavati Shala, School, Vadodara, Gujarat, India: A group of Students who graduated the local Education resource center and now have been admitted to a main stream school. These students were potential child labor and the system has help prevent child labor. Photo credit:Sandeep Biswas/ILO

Shree Govindrao Maharaj Madhyavati Shala, School, Vadodara, Gujarat, India: A group of Students who graduated the local Education resource center and now have been admitted to a main stream school. These students were potential child labor and the system has help prevent child labor.
Photo credit: Sandeep Biswas/ILO

 

Kosi River Basin, Saharsa, Bihar, India: A young boy from the Kosi River basin area has a good time hanging around with other boys and girls of his village. Photo credit: Sandeep Biswas/unicef

Kosi River Basin, Saharsa, Bihar, India: A young boy from the Kosi River basin area has a good time hanging around with other boys and girls of his village.
Photo credit: Sandeep Biswas/UNICEF

 

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