Rubbish

Every day 10,000 tonnes of rubbish gets dumped at the four major landfill sites around the Indian capital city, Delhi. One of these sites, Ghazipur, has been on fire for the past two weeks. This is not surprising as organic refuse generates methane when it rots. Of course, the garbage has already been picked through… Continue reading Rubbish

Hope for the Future

We work in one of the poorest areas of Delhi. The squalor and filth of the slums around the extensive rubbish tips have to be seen to be believed. Amidst all this horror, there are some shining lights of hope. This is a photograph taken in Adarsh Nagar Police Station House Officer’s office today. Inspector… Continue reading Hope for the Future

Mathare Valley Slums

About Mathare valley Slums. http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2013/07/17/202656235/in-kenya-using-tech-to-put-an-invisible-slum-on-the-map These two blogs provide more information about the Mathare Valley Slum which I visited last week as a guest of MSF. MSF recruit their community workers from the slums. Alphonse and Juma escorted our group through the slum for two hours. Perhaps because we were all wearing MSF tee shirts,… Continue reading Mathare Valley Slums