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A Slum No More

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A Slum No More




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A Slum No More is an inspiring story that must be told so that those involved in poverty alleviation and habitat improvement efforts in India have a viable paradigm to emulate. It is the story of the integrated development of an urban slum in its existing location, led by a small team of committed citizens who gave cheerfully of their valuable time, thanks to the vision of the Chennai Willingdon Corporate Foundation, and the support it received from the Rotary Club of Madras East, the residents of Annai Sathya Nagar, the state government, municipal administration and Metrowater, volunteers, social workers, students and professionals from different fields.’A landmark project… When I went around Sathya Nagar, I did not feel it was a slum earlier.’Swami Dayananda Saraswati’An outstanding book on an issue easier talked about than acted upon. This book will be useful for the NGOs who are interested in slum development… an eye opener for a cross section of students…of sociology, social work and a host of other related disciplines. Corporates and social entrepreneurs can use this to understand the processes involved in integrated community participation.’Dr K Nirmala Prasad, Ph D ?Principal, MOP Vaishnav College for WomenThis book is an honest and detailed description of every step from planning to completion of execution, failures and successes, strategies and solutions, and above all, the determination and team spirit of the ultimate beneficiaries of the scheme that enabled the overcoming of numerous obstacles along the way.