When garbage calls…

As Bhaskar and I attempted to understand the issues in ward no. 195, one of the things repeatedly mentioned was the problem of solid waste management. The below write up covers our journey in compiling information relevant to this issue in ward no. 195, how we went about involving the BBMP executives, the health inspector,…

Insights from Childline about CSA

I frequently mention, the fight against sexual abuse of children cannot be fought by the State alone or a few NGOs. It requires every individual to take up the mantle and keep his eyes and ears open.¬†One of the biggest challenges to my work in the field of combating child sexual abuse is to first…

Understanding lakes: A visit to Kaikondrahalli lake

As Bhaskar and I begin our community initiatives in ward no. 195, we realize that the 4 lakes in and around this ward cannot be ignored. Yet, where do we begin and what is lake restoration all about? The only answer we had was that we will not dive into such an issue without an…