Webinar on Data, Ethics and Privacy during COVID 19 and Beyond: Meeting Notes

Webinar on Data, Ethics and Privacy during COVID 19 and Beyond Raghunandan Hegde of Apnalaya, set context and introduced speakers. With COVID-19 sweeping the country and the world, relief efforts have amplified and relief actors have begun organising and contributing money and material almost overnight. But is there a cost to be paid for the … Continue reading Webinar on Data, Ethics and Privacy during COVID 19 and Beyond: Meeting Notes

Lockdown and the cities within

Nasreen Ansari lives in Rafi Nagar just 2 kms away from the Govandi Harbour line suburban Railway Station in Mumbai. This 21 year old was all geared to appear for her final year BA examinations when the sudden lockdown due to COVID-19 was announced.   The word ‘Nagar’ means city and ironically Rafi Nagar, a large cluster of informal settlements, flanked by an open nallah or drain and the garbage … Continue reading Lockdown and the cities within

Anjuman’s Story

Anjuman (19), a first-year commerce student has been with Apnalaya for around seven years. She joined as a Khula Aasmaan Kabaddi athlete and is now a School Saheli mentor and a Prevention of Violence against Women & Children (PVWC) volunteer. “Initially it was very difficult to convince my family to let me go play Kabaddi … Continue reading Anjuman’s Story

Boosting Maternal & Child health through multi-sectoral collaboration

Malnutrition significantly affects the urban poor. Inadequate nutrition directly impacts their health and capacity to effectively access education, employment and a life of dignity. Apnalaya tackles this problem, targeting core groups at different stages of their lives where they are most vulnerable, with the dual aim of both reducing immediate malnutrition through access to and … Continue reading Boosting Maternal & Child health through multi-sectoral collaboration