The Gyan Azhar Library offers a range of services to destitute girls and is extremely popular with them. It is located inside a slum and so is easily accessible to those for whom it is meant. The library membership is nudging 700 and it is one of the busiest places in its neighborhood. It has both books and Internet facilities.
Tiljala SHED has facilitated the creation of Association of Rag Pickers of Calcutta (ARP) which is a registered legal entity and the only such association for the entire rag pickers community in West Bengal.
This project provides emergency food and medicine for 450 in Kolkata's Topsia squatter community living in makeshift shelters.
This project will help 500 of Kolkata's most vulnerable families to lift themselves out of poverty and provide a better future for their children.
This project empowers girls from very poor families to avoid early marriage and a life of extreme poverty, illiteracy, childbearing, abuse and drudgery.
This successful project keeps children in school and provides vital support to ensure they are safe and literate.
This project will fund football for vulnerable girls from Kolkata's most impoverished and marginalized communities.
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On 19th December 2017 1000 rag pickers and their supporters marched peacefully from Ramlila Park to Esplanade to assert their rights. Rag pickers
Maryam, from a rag picker family, says “Everywhere there are a lot of Iftar parties but poor people are not invited. Here we
On Wednesday 26th April Tiljala SHED was honoured to welcome US Consul General Craig Hall and Mrs Meeryung Hall to inaugurate our new
15 prisoners at HMP The Mount, Bovingdon, a British prison, rowed for 12 hours straight from 7 am onwards on Monday 24th April
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