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.
Kabir Arora ‘Last year a public toilet was set up. It did not have any water connection. The tanker was supplying water. Now they have created a park around the toilet. The toilet lacks water connection and because of that they shut it down. When it was open, it was never clean,’ said Ramaaji*, a … Continue reading Status of Waste-pickers in 2nd Cleanest City in India- Bhopal
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
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