Dhobi Ghats

The Dhobi Ghats Laundry, Mumbai, India. Known as the worlds largest outdoor laundry. The dhobi ghats are situated on the outskirts of Mumbai. It is run by “Dhobi’s” or washer men. Mostly starting work at at 5am, they are responsible for the laundry of the many hotels in the area. Many families live on site where instead of going to school their children are taught the workings of the laundry. “We can’t afford to provide good education to our children, so they are also washing and ironing clothes here”.