Celebrating Life
Beyond their dreams

Beyond their dreams

The pandemic and lockdown have disrupted the course of our lives. For lakhs of people, the year was a massive blow to their finances and future. The most vulnerable families were the worst affected. The lack of an income put…

Didi is here

Didi is here

Thumpa didi grabs my arm and herds me down an alley and through a crowd of men. I am wary, but certainly curious. The air is heavy with the smell of alcohol fused with incense, sweat and sewage. The lanes…

Shattered Dreams

Shattered Dreams

Mumbai- the city of dreams, becomes Samira’s worst nightmare Samira (name changed to protect identity) loved going to school. However, at the age of fourteen, after having studied only up to class four, her family could no longer afford that…