Inauguration of Third Community Centre on Adivasi Diwas

On 9th August, on the proud occasion of Adivasi Day (Indigenous Peoples Day), we had the privilege of inaugurating our new centre with Nomadic & Denotified Tribe families living in a tent settlement in Ambernath. This is a 'Community Participation & Development Centre' - which will be designed, used and run with the participation and … Continue reading Inauguration of Third Community Centre on Adivasi Diwas

Historical Intellectual Tour to Kanheri Caves

This is part of a small program that Anubhuti has started since the beginning of our group's formation. Since 2016, we are organizing visits to sites of historical significance - especially sites that have seen important democratic, egalitarian, progressive events and actions. These have included Savtiribai Phule's school in Bhidewada, Pune as well as her … Continue reading Historical Intellectual Tour to Kanheri Caves

Health Camps with NT-DNT, Adivasi, migrant, rural, hilly communities

Anubhuti is carrying out a series of health camps in the last month as soon as COVID restrictions were fully lifted in Maharashtra. Kolegaon Health Camp, 10th April Communities are still emerging from long-term injuries of COVID, and such health support is part of our relief work. The acute financial instability, unemployment, malnutrition, and insecurity … Continue reading Health Camps with NT-DNT, Adivasi, migrant, rural, hilly communities

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti

It has been two years since Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Jayanti has been celebrated in the public. Dr. Ambedkar's work, writings, strategies, stands, processes are a source of constant guidance for Anubhuti. This year, since the lockdown has entirely opened up, we planned multiple creative campaigns so that maximum number of people could connect and … Continue reading Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti

Film about our “Mann Mela – Mental Justice Fair”

This is a glimpse of our Mann Mela - Mental Justice Fair! https://youtu.be/umPpMSmiFrM Launched in 2018, this is a module with 8 games - created for and by grassroot leaders.. Anubhuti's founder Deepa Pawar, with lived experiences as a woman, from a nomadic tribe, with multiple vulnerabilities, first conceptualized in 2016 such a highly accessible, … Continue reading Film about our “Mann Mela – Mental Justice Fair”

Mann Mela with ITI College Young Women on International Women’s Day

Anubhuti had launched Mann Mela in 2018 - a unique games based, grassroot led, highly adaptable to diverse contexts module for mental health literacy & support. It has been carried out with over 500 youth and women in colleges, rural areas & adivasi villages since 4 years. The 'fair' currently has 8 stalls: Mukhavte (Emotion masks), Saap Sidhi (Snakes … Continue reading Mann Mela with ITI College Young Women on International Women’s Day

Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Celebration

We are all indebted to Jyotiba Phule, among many reasons is his digging out the true history and birth anniversary date of Shivaji Maharaj - an egalitarian, inclusive, just, secular ruler & leader who pioneered many innovative practices. Phule brought more clearly to us this version of Shivaji; we thank his pioneering efforts and later … Continue reading Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Celebration