Arushi – The First Ray of Hope

Arushi – The First Ray of Hope
Arushi – the first ray of hope, is a short documentary film capturing the lives of five female street children, who are now living in the … all » shelter home of the Salaam Baalak Trust. These girls, from different parts of India, talk about the difficult circumstances faced by them that forced them to land up in the streets of Delhi. They narrate their own stories of rejection, alienation, anguish and hardships. Despite their distressed situation, they have hope and dream and aspire. They are uniquely talented and have tremendous potential; they desire for opportunity.

This film has been developed by Praveen Choudhary, who is a former resident of Salaam Baalak Trust’s shelter home. Praveen has received training in multi media, film editing and direction. He advanced his skill working with “Teamwork Films”. Now, Praveen is a freelancer for making films and documentaries.

For information about how to get a copy of this documentary film, please contact: India HIV/AIDS Alliance or


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