The slums of Kanpur were where Jogendra Singh was born and brought up. It was difficult but Jogendra calls himself a persistent and even stubborn individual. Against all odds, he completed his education with a master’s degree in social service. He then returned to give back to his community and his people. He started by helping the children of the slum with their education. As an IndiaUnheard correspondent he speaks for the long due recognition of their fundamental rights.