Help restore 500 waste pickers' burnt down homes

 
$225
$2,775
Raised
Remaining
Oct 19, 2012

Final report

Hi everyone,

Since the money have been disbursed it has come to good use of the families in the slum. Even if we didn't raise the full amount needed, others have contributed to the organizations working on the ground and some elements of the lives of these families have been restored.

Naturally this is only maintaining the status quo and in no way a permanent solution to their problems. It was a horrific incident but now as winter is approaching again in northern India it will certainly not be the last time it has happened. 

In the end, our goal at Waste Ventures is to ensure that we can take people living and working as waste pickers out of the slums and poverty and into better, healthier ways of working and living. That is our aim and what we work permanently for. If you want to learn more about our long term work do visit our website - www.wasteventures.com . We are currently starting up multiple projects across India where we are integrating waste pickers in a formal collection system providing them with higher incomes and better conditions to work under.

We're very happy that you've supported our work and we hope that you'll keep yourself update through our newsletters, Twitter or Facebook!

Best regards,

Waste Ventures

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Linus Kendall

New Delhi, Delhi India

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