Shelters for the Urban Homeless

Even while sustaining cities with their cheap labour, urban homeless persons live desperately hard lives with no shelter or social protection. They are described variously as homeless, houseless, roofless, shelter-less and pavement dwellers. The Census of India defines ‘houseless population’ as persons who are not living in ‘census houses’. A ‘census house’ is a ‘structure

Providing Education to Poor’s

Owing to rampant migration from the hinterlands, India’s street children population is growing steadily in urban areas. And urban India’s population is soaring, thereby increasing the number of at-risk children in slums. 27.4 percent children (between the ages of 7-18) live in slums, yet they lack access to infrastructure. For example, only 17 percent of