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India's recycled school

<p>Students play inside an old government transport bus, stripped down into an improvised classroom, at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

Students play inside an old government transport bus, stripped down into an improvised classroom, at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Students play inside an old government transport bus, stripped down into an improvised classroom, at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>A student wearing a pink dress enters a classroom through a miniature door constructed specially for children at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

A student wearing a pink dress enters a classroom through a miniature door constructed specially for children at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

A student wearing a pink dress enters a classroom through a miniature door constructed specially for children at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>A student puts on her shoes while sitting on the cowdung-plastered floor at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

A student puts on her shoes while sitting on the cowdung-plastered floor at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

A student puts on her shoes while sitting on the cowdung-plastered floor at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>Students play at the window of a classroom constructed from mud, old cement bags and recycled wood at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

Students play at the window of a classroom constructed from mud, old cement bags and recycled wood at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Students play at the window of a classroom constructed from mud, old cement bags and recycled wood at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>Children play outside a classroom constructed from mud and old cement bags and plastered in cow dung at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

Children play outside a classroom constructed from mud and old cement bags and plastered in cow dung at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Children play outside a classroom constructed from mud and old cement bags and plastered in cow dung at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>Students walk on a garden pathway past a classroom constructed from mud and old cement bags at the end of the school day at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

Students walk on a garden pathway past a classroom constructed from mud and old cement bags at the end of the school day at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Students walk on a garden pathway past a classroom constructed from mud and old cement bags at the end of the school day at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>Children sit on cloth mats as they study inside a classroom constructed from mud and old cement bags at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

Children sit on cloth mats as they study inside a classroom constructed from mud and old cement bags at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Children sit on cloth mats as they study inside a classroom constructed from mud and old cement bags at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>Students eat their lunch inside a classroom constructed from mud and old cement bags at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

Students eat their lunch inside a classroom constructed from mud and old cement bags at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Students eat their lunch inside a classroom constructed from mud and old cement bags at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>Students sleep on cloth mattresses inside their class room at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

Students sleep on cloth mattresses inside their class room at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Students sleep on cloth mattresses inside their class room at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>A teacher's assistant helps a student onto a community transport bus at the end of the school day at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

A teacher's assistant helps a student onto a community transport bus at the end of the school day at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

A teacher's assistant helps a student onto a community transport bus at the end of the school day at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>Students prepare to leave their class room, constructed from mud and old cement bags, after a lesson at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

Students prepare to leave their class room, constructed from mud and old cement bags, after a lesson at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Students prepare to leave their class room, constructed from mud and old cement bags, after a lesson at the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>A sign pasted on a classroom door lists the recycled materials used to make furniture for the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash</p>

A sign pasted on a classroom door lists the recycled materials used to make furniture for the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

A sign pasted on a classroom door lists the recycled materials used to make furniture for the Aman Setu school in Pune July 20, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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