The Mumbai creche that means toddlers aren't left home alone | Priti Salian

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Building sites that provide creches are proving a hit with cash-strapped families who migrate in search of work

Reshma Rathod wakes at dawn and rustles up a quick breakfast of rice with peanuts, before dressing her six-year-old daughter, Dimple, for her day at the creche.

Situated nearby, at the construction site in south Mumbai where she works, the daycare centre takes care of her only child from 8.30am to 4pm, allowing Rathod the freedom to work.

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