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Facilitating migrant workers’ access to healthcare: Sampark

Sampark is working to improve living standards by increasing livelihood opportunities for migrant construction workers in Bangalore. Sampark is presently working in 26 labour colonies in Bangalore, and aims to reach out to 5000 construction workers over a period of three years.

‘Invisible Dangers’: Occupational health issues faced by migrant workers in Ghaziabad

Sahbhagi Shiksha Kendra (SSK)’s report on occupational health issues faced by migrant workers in Ghaziabad systematically catalogues the daily health risks faced by five major occupational groups of migrants in the informal sector. Reviewing the awareness of migrant workers about their rights and entitlements, and highlighting key health concerns, the report presents policy recommendations and […]

Connecting migrant families to government entitlements: Mumbai Mobile Creches

Mumbai Mobile Creches runs comprehensive day care centres for children of migrant workers living on construction sites, taking care of their health, education and nutrition.¬†Below is a case study of one of MMC’s interventions, and a documentation of the outcome of their efforts to connect this migrant family to government¬†entitlements. Rohan’s story reflects the difficulties […]