Design considerations for Hasiru Dala’s Dry Waste Collection IMS

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

Picking through the Memories of Women Wastepickers of Bengaluru

 Madhuri Kamat Five women gather in a room in the office of Hasiru Dala to talk of the life spent wastepicking. Chinnapillai (70), Sharada (60) and Aniyamma (58) have been at it for 45 years, Lakshmi (55) for 30 years while Nadtaimma (72) is still at it even after 40 years. Amidst frequent laughter, their … Continue reading Picking through the Memories of Women Wastepickers of Bengaluru