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Citizen Memorandum to all political parties in Delhi on Water & Sanitation Imperatives of manifesto

Citizens Solidarity

Forum for Right to Water and Sanitation

Basti Vikas Kendra, F Block, New Seemapuri, Delhi 110095

Contact: Devendra Kumar, President(9250878059), Depinder Kapur, Convener(9711178181) 4,112 more words

Urban Water

A light shade of blue

He has the sound
of a trumpet in his mouth and
he has walked over mountains
and told us that we are west.
I hold gold in my hand… 53 more words

A desperate story of a desperate people

Ambujwadi is the second largest slum in Mumbai.

When Shantabai (name changed) moved into Malavani’s Ambujwadi slum in January 1993, there were five shanties bordering the marshy land that spills on to Aksa. 474 more words

Slum upgrading

Currently, every seventh person worldwide lives in an informal urban settlement, summing up to 850 million people globally. In some megacities of low- and middle-income countries almost 80% of the total population lives in slums. 124 more words


A Clearer View

What an awesome experience this last weekend was for not only our youth but for the adults as well. We went to a place in the world that most will never go, the slums of Ecuador. 40 more words


Something Is Wrong With Capitalism

“You can’t talk about solving the economic problem of the Negro without talking about billions of dollars. You can’t talk about ending the slums without first saying profit must be taken out of the slums.

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