Gender through Music

Gender through Music

New Year is often accompanied by new resolutions for many of us. To provide an incentive for taking up the resolution of personal hygiene a two-day workshop was organized by Ms. Rashmi Arya in January 2017. The theme of this workshop was ‘Gender through Music’ and it...

Christmas Party At Dongri

The Christmas Party at Dongri was brilliant! The kids and the volunteers both had a blast. Planning was done on short notice, only a day prior, and within two hours the volunteers had the plan ready and had the responsibilities distributed among themselves. Then came...
Discovering the light beyond darkness!

Discovering the light beyond darkness!

In June, we started holding sharing circles with 20 children being tried for sexual offenses at the Observation Home. In a session on gratitude, the children expressed the desire to do something for their teachers on Teacher’s Day. We started brainstorming and without...
Maitri Dinner Magic

Maitri Dinner Magic

The idea of the Maitri Dinner was rooted in a successful Daan Utsav last October, after which volunteers had unanimously agreed that they should cook for the children at least once every 3 months. 19th June was that Sunday. We were late! We asked the children...
A trip to Kidzania

A trip to Kidzania

One 12-year-old saw so many children working and asked Ashutosh, “Bhaiya, there are many children working here. They are all also performing child labour, so why is no one arresting them and putting them in Dongri?”

First circle of sharing with children

First circle of sharing with children

Last few weeks, we have been trying to re-design Ashiyana, an initiative we started in the children’s home/ remand home three years ago. I am thinking of my first day in the home when I was so shaken by what I had just experienced and realized that we have truly come...