Ragpickers

Ragpickers

Vimlendu Jha documents the lives of Delhi's ragpickers and the hardships they face to survive in India's capital city. play videoVideo

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Water vs. DevelopmentVideo

Vimlendu investigates sacrificing bodies of water in the name of development.

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Monsoon WoodingVideo

Vimlendu and a group of volunteers join a campaign to preserve New Delhi?s trees and to plant new saplings around the city.

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The tarnished Taj MahalVideo

Vimlendu and his team have followed the Yamuna River from its source in the Himalayas to the Taj Mahal, where the river is heavily polluted.

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The river's sourceVideo

Vimlendu and a team of people travel to Yamunotri, where the Yamuna river starts, near a sacred Hindu temple.

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Looking for justiceVideo

Vimlendu is at a rally for the dead, dying and survivors of the Bhopal gas leak as they petition the Indian government.

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HomecomingVideo

Vimlendu takes a day off to visit his home town of Bhagalpur and tours his old school.

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Helping the homelessVideo

Vimlendu Jah introduces schoolchildren in India to some of life's challenges.

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Virtual volunteeringVideo

Swechha joins the art and design department at the University of Wisconsin-Stout to produce t-shirt and poster designs.

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The abandoned riverVideo

Vimlendu attends a Shramdaan on the banks of the Yamuna where local children help clean the river's polluted water.

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Vimlendu's four-month reviewVideo

Vimlendu talks about his experiences on the Be the Change project so far and how it has benefited Swechha.

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Water vs. DevelopmentVideo

Vimlendu investigates sacrificing bodies of water in the name of development.

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Monsoon WoodingVideo

Vimlendu and a group of volunteers join a campaign to preserve New Delhi?s trees and to plant new saplings around the city.

image

The tarnished Taj MahalVideo

Vimlendu and his team have followed the Yamuna River from its source in the Himalayas to the Taj Mahal, where the river is heavily polluted.

image

The river's sourceVideo

Vimlendu and a team of people travel to Yamunotri, where the Yamuna river starts, near a sacred Hindu temple.

image

Looking for justiceVideo

Vimlendu is at a rally for the dead, dying and survivors of the Bhopal gas leak as they petition the Indian government.

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HomecomingVideo

Vimlendu takes a day off to visit his home town of Bhagalpur and tours his old school.

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Helping the homelessVideo

Vimlendu Jah introduces schoolchildren in India to some of life's challenges.

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Virtual volunteeringVideo

Swechha joins the art and design department at the University of Wisconsin-Stout to produce t-shirt and poster designs.

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The abandoned riverVideo

Vimlendu attends a Shramdaan on the banks of the Yamuna where local children help clean the river's polluted water.

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Vimlendu's four-month reviewVideo

Vimlendu talks about his experiences on the Be the Change project so far and how it has benefited Swechha.

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Awareness through performanceVideo

Vimlendu partners with the people behind the Dreamtime Circus, who are putting on a series of shows called Circus For Change.

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