Of these, the vast majority are children’s homes, housing orphans, drug-addicted teens, sex worker’s kids and street kids.
The doctors at Nair Hospital registered the cause of death as pneumonia but there were many causes.
That’s only a third of the city’s homeless population based on the 2011 census figures, but it would still be a huge improvement.
He died because heavy rains pelted the city that week and his parents couldn’t keep him dry on the pavement outside The Willingdon Sports Club.
While her husband carried their child to the crematorium, she searched for shelter from the rain.
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