Hasiru Dala, the organization of wastepickers and informal waste workers has been continuously working for recognition of waste workers as green workers and integrating them into the changing landscape of the solid waste management system of Bengaluru and other parts of Karnataka. Through our work, we encounter daily, some of the most powerful stories of … Continue reading Support Creation of Library for Children of Wastepickers in Banashankari, Bangalore
Dear friends, colleagues & supporters It is our immense pleasure to inform you that Hasiru Dala, the foundations of which were laid together by wastepickers and informal waste collectors of Bangalore, completes 3 years today (26th November, 2016). It has been an arduous, adventurous and fulfilling journey. In these 3 years, the organization has grown … Continue reading Hasiru Dala turns 3!
Written by Sowbhagya and translated from Kannada to English by Devaki Samuel, original provided below It’s been twenty years since I started working as community organizer. I started as a teacher for children of 3-6 years of age. I noticed most of the time older sisters came to drop their younger siblings. The sisters were … Continue reading My Dreams & Experiences- Reflections of Workers’ Organizer
Nalini Shekar “Wow we pulled it off “was the feeling with sigh of relief for all of us at Hasiru Dala. We were recently involved in managing the waste of first mega wedding (Reception of Sowmya Reddy and her partner Abhishek) in the city. Wedding was attended by around 18,000 people, and it generated 2 … Continue reading Green Celebrations Creating Job Opportunities for Wastepickers