Shivaji Nagar, M East Ward: 2015 & 2020

The defining event of 2020 has been the COVID-19 pandemic. The compounding of already existent inequalities and challenges of the urban poor has led to a disproportionate negative impact of the pandemic as compared to the city’s more fortunate residents.

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How the lack of reliable data hurts the most vulnerable Indians

In this Scroll article, Arun Kumar talks about how the disenfranchisement of many of India’s urban poor has been a means of keeping labour vulnerable and cheap. This becomes possible because they are viewed by the state as illegal. This legalises their exclusion. To empower the urban poor, we must begin with the unconditional inclusion of the disenfranchised as citizens.

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Empowering the Urban Poor with Apnalaya

Bristlecone Labs speaks to Raghunandan Hegde – Director, Impact and Malathy Madathilezham – Director, Education & Livelihoods about how Apnalaya has had to pivot their operations to safeguard the right to survival for the community they serve in Mumbai.

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Covid funding hits other causes hard, NGOs struggle for funds

The Times of India article highlights how non-profits are pushing through hard times, as donors – both individuals and corporates – diverted their funds to Covid relief and PM Cares fund, while the FCRA bill in September imposed stiff conditions on bigger organisations and stopped their transfer to smaller ones.

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Shivaji Nagar, M East Ward: 2015 & 2020

The defining event of 2020 has been the COVID-19 pandemic. The compounding of already existent inequalities and challenges of the urban poor has led to a disproportionate negative impact of the pandemic as compared to the city’s more fortunate residents.

Read More »

Empowering the Urban Poor with Apnalaya

Bristlecone Labs speaks to Raghunandan Hegde – Director, Impact and Malathy Madathilezham – Director, Education & Livelihoods about how Apnalaya has had to pivot their operations to safeguard the right to survival for the community they serve in Mumbai.

Read More »

Covid funding hits other causes hard, NGOs struggle for funds

The Times of India article highlights how non-profits are pushing through hard times, as donors – both individuals and corporates – diverted their funds to Covid relief and PM Cares fund, while the FCRA bill in September imposed stiff conditions on bigger organisations and stopped their transfer to smaller ones.

Read More »

How the lack of reliable data hurts the most vulnerable Indians

In this Scroll article, Arun Kumar talks about how the disenfranchisement of many of India’s urban poor has been a means of keeping labour vulnerable and cheap. This becomes possible because they are viewed by the state as illegal. This legalises their exclusion. To empower the urban poor, we must begin with the unconditional inclusion of the disenfranchised as citizens.

Read More »

Downlaod the Report

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Downlaod the Report

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