Residents scramble for free food from a temple food donation as the population of the slum is pitifully poor. When money from performances comes in, it is usually drunk before it can be saved. Shadipur Depot, New Delhi, India
The Kathiputli Colony in the Shadipur Depot slum is home to hundreds of (originally Rajasthani) performers. The artistes who live here - from magicians, acrobats, musicians, dancers and puppeteers are often international renowed by always return to the Shadipur slum.