New Beginning

New Beginning

Shiva* a 32 years old man lived with his mother in Antop Hill, Mumbai. In the month of April 2019, he was arrested under section 457, 454, 380 of Indian Penal Code 1860 (for Lurking / trespassing someone’s house at night to commit theft). After couple of months,...
A helping hand

A helping hand

During this COVID -19 lockdown, many reports have shown an increase in the incidence of domestic violence across all spectrum of society. While for some staying at home has brought opportunities of bonding time with families, indulging in self-care, and cultivating...
Where there is a will, there is a way

Where there is a will, there is a way

Harsh* lives in the Turbhe red light area with his grandparents, mother and brother. He is currently in Level 4 of Sahaara’s remedial classes. During the lockdown, Sahaara started online classes as physical classes were restricted. Harsh’s mother had a smart...
Help, when it’s most needed

Help, when it’s most needed

With the COVID 19 pandemic hitting the world, the worst affected have been the daily wage earners. For them, this lockdown has meant zero earning, and many have been forced to go without food. It is more than ever, that the need to address such existential crisis has...
Kindling a Dream

Kindling a Dream

Precocious and intelligent Amrita* excels at almost everything she puts her mind to. Now 14, Amrita who hails from Aurangabad was deserted by her father and stepmother while on a train journey to Chennai. She was found in Cuddalore Railway Station and was first placed...
Helped Making a Fresh Start

Helped Making a Fresh Start

This is a story of Sangeeta, a 44-year-old single mother of three children. She worked as a maidservant and it was really hard for her to provide for the basic needs of her children with that work. Once there was an urgent need for finances to pay for her elder...