An inspiring journey of Hansraj; a Carts of Bricks puller at brick-kilns to a Shift Incharge at Amazon India.
He is from the village of Pratabhgarh U.P. He was working with his parents since the age of 6. He used to pull the carts of bricks from using a horse. He has faced the hardship of Working for 10 to 12 hours a day since his childhood. In 2003, he came Apna Skool center at Kalra brickkilns. He found about the Apna Skool center and other brick-kilns children studying there and getting food during lunchtime. Initially, due to the temptation of food, he uses to come to Apna Skool irregularly but due to several interactions with the teachers, he then becomes regular students. In 2006, Vijaya Didi and Mahesh bhaiya asked him to stay in the hostel for further study, he was ready but his parents opposed this but after several discussions with his parents, they agreed. His life started shaping in 2006. He completed his 10th from Rama Krishana Mission Higher Secondary School Kanpur and 12th from Maharana Pratap Inter college while staying at Apna Ghar ( A hostel program for brick-kilns students). After this, he started preparing for the Polytechnic examination at Apna Kendra with the help of IIT Kanpur students and got selected in U.P. Polytechnic and got admission in Rajkiya Polytechnic college Sravasti, Gorakhpur U.P. in Diploma in Computer science and Engineering and scored 70 %. He has joined Amazon India in Indore and is working as a Shift In-charge.
By: Apna Skool (Jagriti Bal Vikas Samiti )