News & Updates

Anti Discrimination Committee Constituted by Policy of Anubhuti Trust

When Anubhuti was founded in early 2016, we took some time to work on our organisation's values. As the founder Deepa Pawar has always reiterated, Values are fundamental to ensuring how a group functions. They are guiding principles to how we approach a problem, how we make decisions, how we engage with the people we … Continue reading Anti Discrimination Committee Constituted by Policy of Anubhuti Trust

Youth celebrate NT-DNT Vimukta Diwas

August month is celebrated as month of NT-DNT Vimukta Din, to mark 31 August when these communities gained their independance from the offensive, vengeful and wicked criminalization forced upon them, first by colonial British rulers and continued by independant Indian administration. 1st August 2021 was a historic beginning for us, when NT and other marginalized … Continue reading Youth celebrate NT-DNT Vimukta Diwas

Protection and safety from Disasters is a Right

For populations already vulnerable by their social, historical, political and regional locations, disasters are a regular occurance. Fires, eletric shocks, cooking gas cylinders explosions, occupational accidents, homes or walls collapsing due to low quality housing, homes getting demolished due to 'development planning' are only some examples of the risky lives lived by communities who are socio-economically marginalized. In short, … Continue reading Protection and safety from Disasters is a Right

Community Counselling with focus on Women at Risk in COVID Pandemic

Anubhuti started community counselling with Nomadic & Denotified tribes (NT-DNT) and other Bahujan communities since the pandemic second wave started gaining ground in early April this year. While Anubhuti’s main work is not related to relief, we took up the challenge last year, when the communities we work with suffered extreme financial hardship. Then, our … Continue reading Community Counselling with focus on Women at Risk in COVID Pandemic

Continued online reach-out

Deepa Pawar, founder of Anubhuti Trust continued with a series of onilne talks, webinars and workshops - some organized by Anubhuti and various by other platforms. WORKSHOPS WITH COLLEGES On 20th January, an inter-college seminar on Safety at Workplace with college teachers was held in collaboration with DGMC, Malad. The POSH Act 2013 and intersections … Continue reading Continued online reach-out

Disaster Management Kits Distribution

On 26th January, we reached another milestone in our work with NT-DNT communities where two NT-DNT groups (residing in and near Kolegaon, Dombivali East and Circus Ground, Ambernath West) were provided with big utensil sets, stove and stretcher - as part of Disaster Management Kits. This was followed by another such distribution on 1st April … Continue reading Disaster Management Kits Distribution

A new Community Centre at Badlapur

We have exciting news! Have started a new Community Centre in a village called Rahtoli in Badlapur, Thane District. This will serve villages all around - covering over 50,000 population in adivasi, rural interiors.   During the lockdown, focused relief work was done here after identifying these areas as not being reached by anyone. We reached pregnant … Continue reading A new Community Centre at Badlapur

Streetplays on COVID-19 social awareness

The Covid19 pandemic and lockdown brought a wave of difficulties, challenges and injustices. While everyone suffered, it was a "life-and-death period" as stated by founder Deepa Pawar, for NT-DNT communities and other already deprived groups. Among them, women, trans persons, the disabled, etc. were even more vulnerable. They faced privations and exploitation not just economically … Continue reading Streetplays on COVID-19 social awareness

“Sanvidhan Samvaad” (#ConstitutionConversations Campaign)

On 26th January, India's 72nd Republic Day was celebrated uniquely by Anubhuti and youth leaders! Our ‘Hum Samvidhanvadi’ campaign was started in 2016, where people from varius walks of like declared to stand by and with their Indian Constitution. This year a unique strategy was used to take this campaign to every home. ‘Samvidhan Samvaad’ … Continue reading “Sanvidhan Samvaad” (#ConstitutionConversations Campaign)