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Kripa Foundation – HIV AIDS Helpline and Street Children Project

Kripa Foundation has the privilege of being the largest Non–Governmental Organization in India, affiliated with the Union Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, working among people afflicted with chemical dependency & HIV Infection.  Over a quarter century of service, Kripa Foundation has evolved a module of non-discriminating, supportive community living, empowering people to introspect and […]

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Brijbhog Sweets

Brijwasi – “Brij Ke wasi” stand’s for people from Brij. The home of Lord Krishna, where milk flowed in rivers and everyday was a day of festivity. Brijwasi K. B. was the first to introduce the original taste of Brij to Mumbai way back in 1935 long before our independence. Brijwasi K. B. has become […]

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Daya Sadan Community Centre

The Society of the Helpers of Mary is a Catholic Religious Congregation  of the Order of Pontifical Right. The Society has 63 branches that are spread over India, Ethiopia, Kenya & Italy. The Marys went to Dharavi in 1962, one of the Mumbai’s worst slums also considered to be Asia’s largest slum. All sorts of […]

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Barefoot acupuncturists

In big Indian cities, where pharmacies sell over-the-counter pills like sweets, many times patients are over medicated with regular side effects or they are too poor to afford quality treatment. Regardless of the prevalence of clinics and medical shops in Dharavi, many slum inhabitants have insufficient access to healthcare: either it is too expensive, or […]

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Sparrow’s Shelter

Sparrows the little chirpy bird that launched a thousand of poets and helped mothers feed their babies in the backyard – is fast disappearing from Indian cities. In a city rapidly turning into a concrete jungle, how often have you woken up at dawn to miss the sweet twitter of sparrows from your backyard? Everyones […]

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Mohammad’s Inside Mumbai Tours.

Inside Mumbai Tours offers small group and private guided tours in English through Mumbai’s most famous slum — Dharavi. On a tour with Mohammad Sadique — a young, friendly native of Dharavi whose family has been living in Dharavi for 48 years — you’ll be taken through the back alleys and main thoroughfares of Dharavi […]

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