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A 9-Year-Old Girl Is Running A Library For Underprivileged Children Who Can’t Read

grid-cell-15556-1457713234-9Muskaan Ahirwar, a third-grade student in Bhopal, runs a library for children Library, called “Bal Pustakalaya” in a small slum in Bhopal

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Every day, after school, she sets up the library outside her house, and the other children from the slums come over as she reads the stories out loud.

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She also urges those who want to learn how to read or who love reading to take some of her books.

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A team from the State Education Board has also officially recognised “Bal Pustakalaya” as a library.

Ahirwar currently has 119 books, and hopes to get more for the children.

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