Posts Tagged: community development

Volunteer Laura’s Perspective.

After one month research in Dharavi for the Mobile English Language Learning programme Laura will leave tomorrow, the 29th June 2012. We were happy to have her and to get to know more about innovative resources for effective English learning projects for underprivileged communities. Read here about her experience:

The Mumbai Marathon 2013!

Registration in July for the Mumbai Marathon 2013is fast approaching! It will be a challenge but we know that we have great friends supporting us. The registration for the Full and Half Marathon takes place in July, for the Dream Run in September!

World Environment Day

Today is World Environment Day. For those of you who have visited Mumbai and Dharavi in particular, you will know that sadly people in our communities do not think much about their impact on the earth on a daily basis. So for this special day we think that it is important to take time out …

Teacher Research Nutrition In Dharavi

Reality Gives teachers Malika and Asthma have been interviewing households in Dharavi about health and nutrition. As part of a research project being undertaken by v-shesh, an organisation dedicated to connecting youth and women to income opportunities, our teachers are being employed during the summer season to undertake this survey work. “This is fabulous experience …

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 …