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Photograph by Jonas Bendiksen/National Geographic Stock. A young girl walks through Mumbai's Dharavi slum, home to about a million people. Many Indians live in modern suburbs and work in gleaming skyscrapers, but many more—a large ma

The Dharavi squatter settlement in Mumbai is often described as the biggest slum in Asia. It sits between two rail lines in the northern part of the city, on a creek that once sustained a thriving fishery. The creek is now a sump of sewage and industrial waste, and the air above Dharavi is foul. 2007.  Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/people-places/squalor.html#ixzz2EsHzlea0

The people of the slum of Annawadi in Mumbai, India live in some of the most abject conditions in the world. How can their plight be improved?

Dharavi Slums, Mumbai, India

Dharavi Slums, Mumbai, India

Dharavi Slums - the largest slums in Asia, with more than one million people, in a city where the 99% are dirt poor! 1 out of every 1400 toilets works properly!

Dharavi Slum, Mumbay - the largest slum in Asia, with more than one million people, in a city where the are dirt poor! 1 out of every 1400 toilets works properly!

A view of what living in poverty looks like and people who lives off less than a dollar a day.

The world is a Ghetto because more people in the world live in shanties or slums, while the few live in utter opulence. They all live in filth, poverty, sickness, crime and underdeveloped habitat

WOW this makes me really thankful for what God has given me and it makes me want to get out there and do something!

An estimated 50 million Indians- live in sub- human conditions in thousands of slums across the country. They do not have access to the basic necessities of life amidst an ocean of plenty and prosperity in metros.

The Bandra Slums

Volunteer Work, Slums, Zeppelin, Curry, Human Rights, Waterfall, Street Photography, Indie, Bridge

A slum known as 'City of Joy'. Calcutta, India. Slums are a reality in India, but there is beauty to be found; when you look passed the garbage.

Living quarters are built very close together. Sometimes 10 or more people are sharing one living space. In most areas people share a common toilet among other things.

Dharavi Slum, Mumbai, India

This is a picture of the Dharavi Slum in Mumbai. Dharavi is one of the largest slums in the world. There is so much pollution in the water and on land that people are living on top of the houses.

Kibera slums in Nairobi, one of the most eye opening places I have ever been. The over powering smell has never left me.

"Father, break my heart for what breaks Yours." Kibera slums in Nairobi Beautiful Kenya!

Dharavi Slums - the largest slums in Asia, with more than one million people, in a city where the 99% are dirt poor! 1 out of every 1400 toilets works properly!

Dharavi Slums - the largest slums in Asia, with more than one million people, in a city where the are dirt poor! 1 out of every 1400 toilets works properly! The stench people must live in.

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