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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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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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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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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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Meet Kamal Nayak, a UN fellow, who started Good Universe and is doing all he can to help spread sexual and menstrual awareness

A lot of information disbursed at the camps in slums is visual and several diagrams are used to explain the content better 

Published on 13th March 2019
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Aishwarya Tandon paid 17 girls from a Gurugram slum to go to school. What happened next will make you cry

Tandon started Nrinam with these 17 girls, helping them to make arts and crafts, get an education — and is looking at getting more girls out of the slums and into schools. Way to go

Published on 7th November 2017
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Born and brought up in a slum in Chennai, this MCC lecturer now works for the upliftment of slum dwellers

Joshua Jayaseelan, a professor who continues to work in the slum he grew up in wants to make it an example for other slums to follow.

Published on 1st June 2017

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