Workshops & Activities

[Interview] “I Learn A Lot From The Kids – Probably More Than I Teach Them!”

[Interview] “I Learn A Lot From The Kids – Probably More Than I Teach Them!”

After studying at the Yoga Institute in Mumbai, Shraddha became a teacher and has been inspiring apprentice yogis for over 2 years now. She recently decided to share her wisdom with young beneficiaries from Dharavi through weekly yoga classes in one of our community centres. After one of those classes, we sat down to discuss her job, her new …

American School Of Bombay Come To Dharavi!

American School Of Bombay Come To Dharavi!

On the last Sunday of January in the late afternoon, students from Reality Gives programs sit hushed in a room watching intently as their peers strut their stuff upon the stage that is the Reality Tours and Travel Reception Centre, their expressive faces lit by a sole beam of light. The room is packed with …

Dental Health Camp by Berkeley

Dental Health Camp by Berkeley

Last Saturday nine dental healthcare students from the Berkeley University in California, USA, conducted the third dental health camp at our Ashayen Community Centre in Dharavi. Together with our community health workers and many other volunteers, they invited the mothers of our communities to bring their kids for dental check-ups, toothbrushing training, fluoride vanish, nutrition …

Dance Classes In The Community

Dance Classes In The Community

It is a such a treat to witness the Reality Gives dance class on a Sunday morning. The Ashayen Community Centre is packed with more than forty enthusiastic dancers. Ranging in age from 3 -15, they have memorised lyrics and moves to the Steps song ‘5-6-7-8′ with impressive commitment and enthusiasm. Leading the way are …

Wall Painting Project

Ten students from Reality Gives’ programs in Dharavi joined together with 8 street children and their parents to complete two wall segments. The first mural shows the trees and waters that are found in Mumbai highlighting the message “keep us clean” with the dream of seeing a cleaner Mumbai. The second shows a colorful and …