Let’s talk vaccination: These Mumbai kids need a shot at a healthier future

None of 25-year-old Amina Khan’s four children, residents of Rafi Nagar slum in Govandi in M (East) ward, have received complete immunisation.



Mumbai: Maulvi, women, ragpicker campaign for immunisation

Sitting in a tiny room in a Govandi slum bylane, several religious leaders, some slum-dwelling women and adolescent girls, are all ears to what a health worker......

Slum-dwellers in Mumbai suburbs take charge to secure basic rights

Youngsters, adults form groups to act as intermediaries between the government and citizens



Deonar slum kids want to show you their Mumbai

These youngsters will present a skit on the lack of civic amenities in their area at Sophia College on Monday

Slum teens stage play to highlight civic issues in area

After observing the issues prevalent in their area for years, a bunch of youths from Shivaji Nagar, Govandi have decided to narrate them through a play. Some of......

U Mumba recognises young mentors

The programme is now in its second edition and is titled Khula Asmaan and has nine mentors......


For these Mumbai girls, kabaddi is not just a sport but a gateway to empowerment

Sports may develop mental and physical fitness, but for 18-year-old Safiya Shaikh, playing kabaddi is what brought her back to school and......

Deonar Dumping Ground: An eye-opener

From the generation of waste to the waste pickers' plight to the money laundering that happens within the waste management sector, 'Being Indian' reveals eye-opening facts in the video.


Worsen Conditions in Shivaji Nagar,Deonar: Report by Apnalaya organisation-TV9

TV9's Coverage of Apnalaya's situation analysis report titled 'Life on the Margin: Charting Realities' 


Pudhe Chala, Mumbai!

"Pudhe Chala, Mumbai!"

Mumbai Half Marathon, 21st August, 2016

Run so that 2,40,000 children can enjoy their childhoods! Run for the most under-served people of Mumbai.

"Pudhe Chala, Mumbai!"

Sachin Tendulkar

"I have been with an NGO called Apnalaya for 20 years but it was difficult to be there when I was playing. Now I have promised them more direct involvement. I am also donating part of the proceeds from this book to ending malnutrition in......…/articlesh…/45077657.cms

The challenges faced by the communities where Apnalaya’s work is focused


Saaf Paani - Swasth Parivar

Seeing that lack of clean drinking water was leaving children diseased, an NGO, Apnalaya, along with the purifier company, launched the initiative wherein a room in Shanti Nagar area, belonging to Apnalaya, is being used to purify water and......

Launch of a sports-based programme for girls

Apnalaya’s stellar work on ensuring gender parity through the Parivartan program is captured in this feature. Read more.


Kabaddi emerges as a tool for women empowerment in Shivaji Nagar

The Hindu covers Apnalaya’s Parivartan program with adolescent girls of Shivaji Nagar, Mumbai. Read the full coverage here.


Breaking gender norms in Shivaji Nagar, claiming public spaces playing kabaddi

The kabaddi tournament on Sunday is the culmination of an 18-month long sports and mentorship program called Parivartan designed by Delhi's International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), implemented by Apnalaya in Mumbai and led by the......

  • A Tale of Two Cities: Air Quality in Bengaluru and Mumbai

    One of Apnalaya’s communities, the Deonar garbage dump and its effect on the health of residents; Watch this NDTV coverage here.


    Will India's new social security plan actually work? Apnalaya on BBC

    Should we root for Universal Healthcare instead? Watch BBC’s Sameer Hashmi in conversation with Apnalaya CEO Arun Kumar.


    Are India's food subsidies doing enough? Apnalaya on BBC!

    Watch this BBC interview with Apnalaya’s CEO Arun Kumar where he puts forward his thoughts on urban poverty and malnutrition in the context of Apnalaya’s work in one of the worst affected areas of Mumbai