Meet The 11-Year-Old Swachh Crusader Fighting Open Defecation In Jharkhand

While most 11-year-olds spend their pocket money on toys, apps, or junk food, Monidrita Chatterjee has found quite a novel use for her money. From the last few years, this 11-year-old from Jamshedpur saved all her pocket money just so she could build a toilet for underprivileged girls in Jharkhand’s Kendradhi village.

” I found out that many girls in India on a daily basis are leaving their studies as they don’t have toilets in schools. That’s when I decided, I will help them out. I started saving my pocket money so as I can give people their most basic right – a toilet, said Monidrita. Read more

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