Remembering Jockin Arputham: SDI's president, ...

15 Oct 2018

By Joel Bolnick, lifelong friend and colleague, and manager of SDI Secretariat I am very...

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India

Report for Youth Exchange to Nairobi, Kenya ...

28 Sep 2018

This report was written by Moho Mofokeng, a youth leader from Orange Farm, South Africa.  The...

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India

Sharper Learning Focus: A Culture of Learning ...

26 Sep 2018

The end of 2017 marked the end of a four-year strategic planning period for SDI...

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India

Krishnappa: The black Raaj Kumar has come for ...

14 Sep 2018

"You must hear this man's story. He is very good at stopping the land grabbers"...

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India

Private Sector Collaboration for Energy Justi ...

09 May 2018

Organize As of 2017, the National Slum Dwellers Federation (NSDF) and Mahila Milan in India...

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India

Inauguration of Solar Energy Project in Mumba ...

07 Dec 2017

Success stories in accessing affordable, reliable, and safe electricity for the poor are commonly registered...

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For a better Mumbai, fix the slums first ...

27 Jul 2016

This article was first published in The Hindu.  By Jockin Arputham The government has plenty...

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Indian SDI Alliance Awarded 2016 Curry Stone ...

17 Mar 2016

Today the Indian SDI Alliance, made up of the National Slum Dwellers Federation (NSDF), Mahila...

Jockin Arputham Awarded Person of the Year ...

11 Mar 2016

[caption id="attachment_11349" align="alignnone" width="500"] Jockin Arputham the Person of the Year Award Function at VIT...

Improved Sanitation Improves Half a Million L ...

08 Dec 2015

By Maria Lobo and Mahila Milan Background Sanitation has been the shame of India. More...

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Without Power: Mumbai's Pavement Dwellers

04 Dec 2014

With no electricity, kids study under a street light at night.  **Cross-posted from the SPARC/MM/NSDF blog** If you can read this, you’re not affected. For most urban dwellers electricity is...

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Ongoing Saga of Slums Along the Airport in Mumbai, India

31 Jan 2014

**SPARC Responds** The slums along Mumbai airport with over 98,000 structures remain a crucially unsolved challenge for the development of the airport. The residents networks that are part of NSDF city federation...