Teach Me to Be Wild – Circle & Film Discussion

Teach Me to Be Wild – Circle & Film Discussion

Reflecting on living untamed by learning from animals, on healing in and through community, recognising the gift and power of silence, of creating sacred and safe spaces for authenticity, compassion and innocence to flourish, particularly in the lives of children and...
Forgiveness and Gratitude in every bow! 

Forgiveness and Gratitude in every bow! 

The Observation Home receives children from all spectrum of society who have committed varied levels of crimes. As a counsellor, what becomes important for us is to be able to create a space where the children are able to feel safe, express themselves, reflect on...
The Dongri Radio Show! 

The Dongri Radio Show! 

At the Umerkhadi Observation Home, through our counselling unit we come across children from a variety of backgrounds, educational qualifications and talents. Most children in the home are either school dropouts or have never been to a school. They are engaged in...
Iftar Gathering

Iftar Gathering

“I never like coming to social gatherings like that, my only happy times are the lonely moments I spend on Juhu Chaupati. First I said ‘No’, but then Didi said it’s compulsory to come. And then when I came I had so much fun that I felt angry and bad when I had...
Graffiti Wall

Graffiti Wall

The girls section of the Umerkhadi Home is a tough place to be in. While every effort is made by the home and the NGOs working to engage the children often the girls get aggressive and hyper. Who would not be, if they were kept away from their family for a long time...