Talking Gender: Waste-pickers Children Open Discussions on Love, Marriage & Bullying

Gender Sensitization Workshop in Buguri Community Library Aruna Manjunath* Buguri (‘Spinning top’ in Kannada) is a community library for the children of the waste-pickers currently in 4 locations in Karnataka- Banashankari and Hebbal in Bangalore, Mysore and Tumkur. Buguri is a Hasiru Dala initiative, a waste-pickers organisation based out of Bangalore. Buguri runs with a … Continue reading Talking Gender: Waste-pickers Children Open Discussions on Love, Marriage & Bullying

Support Creation of Library for Children of Wastepickers in Banashankari, Bangalore

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

My Dreams & Experiences- Reflections of Workers’ Organizer

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