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> About 120 kilometers away from India's financial capital of Mumbai is a school which is exclusively for elderly, illiterate women. With a strength of 30 students, with ages ranging from 60 years to 90 years, the school operates every day for two hours. I am Reuters photographer, Danish Siddiqui, in Phangane.
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I'm here to photograph India's only school for elderly illiterate women which operates under a mango tree. The most favorable thing about the story is the kind of enthusiasm which you'll see in these really old elderly women, the way they get ready and come to school every day in this hot summer for two hours.
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The favorite photograph from the series is the one where an elderly woman is being taught by a young teacher. And you can see the close-up shot of the hands of both. In this picture, you can see the age difference between the teacher and her student.