A child in Patna learns his ABCs, along with Urdu and Hindi, at a bridge program to help Muslim children who aren’t enrolled in school. In India, children must master multiple languages if they want to succeed. For children who speak local dialects or Urdu, they must learn Hindi (in the north) plus English, which is the language of the many textbooks at the college level.
-Sarah Garland

A child in Patna learns his ABCs, along with Urdu and Hindi, at a bridge program to help Muslim children who aren’t enrolled in school. In India, children must master multiple languages if they want to succeed. For children who speak local dialects or Urdu, they must learn Hindi (in the north) plus English, which is the language of the many textbooks at the college level.

-Sarah Garland