Something as simple as a clean shower that we often take for granted in the west can bring so much joy to those who normally go without.
Mumbai, the city of dreams, draws thousands of rural Nepali villagers every year to the already overcrowded streets with rumours of well paying jobs, hospitals and schools. These rumours travel on the backs of distant relatives and friends who send back stories of their success, whether true or not, luring families with bright hopes and dreams.
Tears roll down Maya’s cheek as she brings her orange dupatta to her face and dabs at her eye. Her cheek quivers as she stares down at the tray of fruit sitting on her lap. When she looks up, our eyes connect. I place my hand on her knee and tell her that we don’t […]
In the slums of Mumbai, Kane Ryan of Dirty Wall Project finds himself face-to-face with a friend’s untimely death amidst the indignity of India’s strained health-care systems and family’s seeming ambivalence.
Kane Ryan of Dirty Wall Project encounters two beautiful children in the slums of Mumbai. An unlikely pair, these two, Ashwini and Bhoomi, cling together amidst the abuse and lack of affection at home.
Kane Ryan of Dirty Wall Project pays tribute to Ashley, who by his single-minded devotion to the people of Mumbai’s Saki Naka slum, has transformed an entire community for the better.
Kane Ryan of Dirty Wall Project and the people who live in India’s slum of Mumbai watch helplessly as part of the slum is bulldozed to make way for something people call progress.
A young boy’s fall triggers results in a critical medical emergency, and Kane Ryan of Dirty Wall Project finds himself facing India’s medical system and a life and death decision.
Kane Ryan connects with Morgan Van Breda, a paraplegic who is the first hand-cyclist to participate in Tour d’ Afrique. Her goal is to ride from India’s Taj Mahal to Kanyakumari at the southern-most tip of India, spreading a message of hope and awareness about spinal cord injuries.
Kane Ryan and Dirty Wall Project take some deserving women who live in the slums of Mumbai for a day at a beautiful beach on the Arabian Sea and a chance to just play and be carefree.