Monthly Archives: March 2024

Empowering Health in the Slums: Lalta Prasad’s Journey with Asha

Lalta Prasad, a native of UP, has been a resident of the Kusumpur Pahari slum for the last 40 years. In 2012, he unexpectedly lost his job as an office assistant at Corporate House in BPL. With two children to support, life became challenging, especially after Lalta underwent a lung operation in 1995, leading to…
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Shimla’s Journey: Overcoming Health Challenges with Asha’s Support

Shimla from Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, and her husband, a daily wage labourer, moved to Kusumpur Pahari two years ago for better opportunities. Shimla's husband, often away from work, couldn't provide the support she needed, especially during her pregnancy. Residing in Kusumpur Pahari slum has its own challenges– the absence of a reliable water source is…
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Mayapuri Celebration: A Vibrant Tapestry of Joy, Unity, and Gratitude

We had a wonderful celebration in one of our slum communities called Mayapuri. We had a beautiful colorful marquee, a nice stage, and lots of floral decorations. Dr John Peteet, Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard, was our Chief Guest. He gave a beautiful speech. I made bilingual remarks since there was a huge crowd from…
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