“Hum Sanvidhanwadi” Youth-led Rallies

Yesterday on the 75th Indian IndependenceDay, over 300 youth - from children to young adults - took a very strong stand with the Indian Constitution, democracy, dignity, freedom, expression and Human Rights, and against Casteism, violence and discrimination of any form. Across our Community Centres at Kolegaon, Rahtoli, Chon and Ambernath Circus Ground - a … Continue reading “Hum Sanvidhanwadi” Youth-led Rallies

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

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

Be responsible towards vulnerable communities during disasters

https://www.youtube.com/embed/WQwACP7t2pI Be it the current COVID pandemic, or any other disaster, it becomes a double emergency for vulnerable communities. The nomadic and denotofied tribes are one of the most neglected populations in India, despite forming 15% of Indians. They face constant social discrimination, criminalization and stigma that even converts to violence fueled by rumour mongering. … Continue reading Be responsible towards vulnerable communities during disasters

Media coverage of our COVID response

Various platforms and blogs are acknowledging and recognizing our response to the COVID pandemic. See here few articles featuring our work: https://www.facebook.com/MaxMaharashtra/videos/239972773668422/ Deepa Pawar interviewed by Max Maharashtra for her work and as part of work by the groups Nomad Liberty Movement & NT-DNT Yuva Hakka Parishad for NT-DNT rights Founder Deepa Pawar’s article on … Continue reading Media coverage of our COVID response

COVID-19 Emergency: How We Are Responding and How You Can Help

This is a brief description of our emergency response in wake of the COVID-19 crisis and lockdown in India since last week of March 2020. This has included relief in form of bank transfers and dry ration, on-phone counselling, advocacy with government and online awareness campaigns. Please see detailed updates here. We have reached 4500 … Continue reading COVID-19 Emergency: How We Are Responding and How You Can Help