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Despite no electricity in her slum, this Mumbai girl ensures children there get the education they deserve

There are days when people of these slums, who are in close proximity to the city's infamous Milan Subway which is known to flood every year, see the worst as water seeps into their shanties

Published on 10th August 2021
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How student activist Samya Korde has helped kids in Dharavi get access to education

As per government estimates, there are around 57,000 families living in the slums that are spread across 2.5 sq km. Most parents were out of jobs for a while, and many are still struggling

Published on 22nd July 2021
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ABVP to start COVID-19 screening in 100 Delhi slums from May 16, asks 'neutral' students to join in

The ABVP plans to screen the people living in these 100 slums and if someone shows symptoms they would be encouraged to go get tested

Published on 14th May 2021
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Karnataka govt helps 'Library Man' of Mysuru by donating 8,243 books 

Daily wage labourer Syed Ishaq, whose library in a slum in Mysuru comprised of 11,000 books, including the Bible, Gita and Quran was torched on April 9 by some miscreants

Published on 27th April 2021
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After this labourer's library was burned down, this Mysore University professor is collecting books to help him rebuild it

Syed Issaq, a daily wage labourer ran a public library in a slum in Mysuru. It was allegedly burned down by a few miscreants a few days ago

Published on 13th April 2021
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To keep slum kids away from addiction, this 25-year-old Hyderabadi teaches them Kuchipudi

Sai Venkata Gangadhar started classes for slum kids a long time ago and the addiction problem these children fall into is what he wants to counter by using art as a tool. Are you ready for his story?

Published on 31st March 2021
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Here's how PassionGuru is helping underprivileged kids pursue their passion online free of cost

Gurugram-based PassionGuru conducts online lessons on dancing, singing and other activities for slum kids served by NGOs. And it's for free!

Published on 5th January 2021
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Maharashtra's Aurangabad police station holds English classes for kids from slums

As part of a community policing programme, Pundalik Nagar police station has started English classes for children from nearby slums, for a period of 15 days, with the help of a teacher

Published on 29th December 2020
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Why this inspirational rap anthem about Dharavi's fight against COVID-19 is what you need to listen to now!

Featuring masked rappers, the powerful track talks about how Dharavi – Asia’s largest slum made history by flattening the COVID-19 curve while urging the country to unite and face the pandemic

Published on 10th August 2020
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This Hyderabad singer has started a music revolution in Mumbai's Dharavi slums. Here's how

Hyderabad-based Gomathi Iyer is doing some unforgettable covers on Instagram and before the lockdown, was helping girls in one of the largest slums in the world, Dharavi in Mumbai learn to sing

Published on 23rd June 2020
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Maharashtra teacher creates COVID-19 nursery rhyme for kids in slums

While frontline workers tackle COVID-19 on a war footing, teachers are tasked with creating awareness about the pandemic in hotspot areas, especially slums.

Published on 15th May 2020
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Student of Manipal Institute of Technology produces 150 bottles of sanitisers for marginalised communities

Simar has prepared and distributed hand sanitisers to daily wage workers, vegetable/fish vendors, quarantine homes and people living in the slums, who do not have access to proper hygiene

Published on 28th April 2020
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On April 5, will Modi's call to light up dispel some darkness from Dharavi's famous diya potters?

Dharavi, the largest slum in the world, houses more than 2,000 potter families, who make diyas for the entire country

Published on 3rd April 2020
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How this Mount Carmel student and team are helping Bengaluru's homeless and cops find food and fortitude 

Noor Zahira is an Arts student from Mount Carmel College in Bengaluru. She along with her team of 11 members have been providing food and masks to the poor people on streets and in slums

Published on 3rd April 2020
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Amidst the lockdown, this NGO is distributing relief material in the slums of Ganjam and Bhubaneswar

VIEWS is an NGO which is distributing food baskets and hygiene kits so that those living in the slum areas in Bhubaneswar and Ganjam don't face the brunt of the severe lockdown implemented in Odisha

Published on 3rd April 2020

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