Lakshmi Karunakaran We at Hasiru Dala are deeply saddened to share the news that Shivanna, 15-year-old son of waste-pickers Venkatesh and Narsamma passed away this morning in a hospital in Tumkur. He lost the battle for his life after struggling for over a week in intensive care units in the hospitals of Bangalore and Tumkur. … Continue reading A teenage life lost, due to the lack of safety measures in Slum Rehabilitation Colony
An Interview with Pallavi Chander, who runs the Creative Arts Therapy Programme with the Buguri Community Library. This interview first featured on the IndiaFoundation for the Arts Newsletter, edition 49. This project is made possible with support from RG Cargo, Help For Children in Need, and India Foundation for the Arts, under the Project 560 … Continue reading On Creating a Safe Space with Adoloscents
By Srividya Srinivas As part of my MA Applied Theatre course at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London, I was required to do a drama-based project that connects with the practice I intended to develop after completing my MA. Funded by the Leverhulme Trusts, my project with the young people at … Continue reading Placemaking. Community engagement. Belonging.
Hasiru Dala has been working with the Samanvay Foundation to develop a data capturing app. Charles John from the Samanvay Foundation writes on the Chintu Gudiya Blog: Background Dry Waste Collection Centres (DWCC) in Bengaluru are a recent-ish (since 2013-14) development in waste-management efforts of the city civic body BBMP in collaboration with various citizen … Continue reading Design considerations for Hasiru Dala’s Dry Waste Collection IMS