The polio survivor who's educating India
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How a polio survivor is educating India's rural children

Sai Padma contracted polio as a child and now uses a wheelchair.

Despite being in near constant pain, she has dedicated her life to educating children in remote villages in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh - and wants them to learn the full extent of their abilities.

Filming and reporting by Sangeetham Prabhakar, editing by Nimit Vats.

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  • 12 Oct 2017
  • From the section World
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