Shakti in Patna – these amazing Shakti Girls managed to get the local Ward Officer to come and talk about their problem of carrying buckets of water far distances every day. He committed to set up one more water hand pump.
Anurag Kashyap about the films Jaan, Shaan, Imaan: “I feel they were well made real stories. It is our responsibility to help them (…) to make them part of our society.”
As part of Aangan’s activities in our Youth Centers in slum areas of Mumbai the film making of “Jaan, Shaan, Imaan”was initiated. The discussion of cases of boys in Observation Homes got children thinking and scripting around these themes with Aangan team and theatre actor Pramod Pathak. Sutur, one of the main characters of the films spoke with Pramod about how the film making impacted him. read more
Attracting boys from the community – a dance session with an instructor at Aangan’s Youth Center in Dongri, Mumbai
… and for the time of the Shakti sessions the goats have to move out.
The Asia Society elected Suparna Gupta in August 2011 as one of the Asia 21 Young Leaders.
Asia 21 is the Asia-Pacific region's leading next generation leadership program, with over 600 members, active chapters across the region, scores of transnational public service projects, and other collaborations that bring leaders together from across borders and boundaries. read more