The Train Platform Schools of India

This is such a moving film!

This documentary film on

The Train Platform Schools of India was recently aired by PBS as part of their TV series, “The New Heroes”.

It is hosted by Robert Redford, and tells the inspiring story of the men and women with a passion for working to transform society by overcoming the challenges of poverty, illness, abuse, violence and the ignorance they see in the world around them.

It is meant to teach us more than being human, it simply teaches us to open our heart and to try to protect kids from becoming adults too fast!


India is home to nearly half a billion children, many of whom live in extreme poverty. The Indian Government has not been able to find a way to educate these children, who spend their days begging, stealing and selling their bodies just to survive.


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