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Giving Health to Pune's Slums

Of the 2.5 million people that live in Pune, India, more than 1.5 million live in 564 separate slums. These are photos of Vitamin Angels providing Vitamin A and deworming meds to the slum kids.

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A child from the slums of Pune, India.

Published on Feb. 25, 2008

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A temple rises above the slums of Pune, India.

Published on Feb. 25, 2008

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The exterior of a temple dedicated to Shiva in Pune, India.

Published on Feb. 25, 2008

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Giving vitamins to children of Pune.

Published on Feb. 25, 2008

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Howard Schiffer, founder of Vitamin Angels, in the slums of Pune, India.

Published on Feb. 25, 2008

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Howard Schiffers gives Vitamin A to an Indian girl.

Published on Feb. 25, 2008

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Giving vitamins to children of Pune.

Published on Feb. 25, 2008

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Giving vitamins to children of Pune.

Published on Feb. 25, 2008

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More tent dwellers in Pune, along the banks of a sewage-filled river, where eagles play the scavengers and soar above the piles of trash.

Published on Feb. 25, 2008

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Those living in metal shanties appear much better than these Pune tent dwellers. But there are people even worse off in India too.

Published on Feb. 25, 2008

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The exterior of a temple dedicated to Shiva in Pune, India.

Published on Feb. 25, 2008

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Giving vitamins to children of Pune.

Published on Feb. 25, 2008

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Howard Schiffer, founder of Vitamin Angels, with a woman who adopted a girl in Pune when the girl became malnourished. She is doing much better now.

Published on Feb. 25, 2008

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