Category: Sura

Happy Expenses!

The women sit around in a circle – they look eagerly at Shivranjani, who begins the circle inviting everyone to share a moment of silence together. A sense of collective prevails, while everyone leaves their homes, its worries, unwashed uniforms and unpaid debts behind for a little while. Let’s talk about your “happy expense” says […]
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Inequity in Inches

In the first few months of SURA’s existence, stitching bags that were perfect in dimensions was possibly our biggest challenge. When the mothers from our community stitched 10 bags, each one would be of a different dimension – an inch or two longer or shorter. We started with math lessons on how to measure a […]
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Fine of 20 rupees

 Its 10:20 AM – SURA women are busy setting up the tailoring center for the day… Sandhya walks in, 5 minutes late. there is a momentary silence.. unsure glances… just the previous week, the team had decided that all latecomers pay a fine of Rs.20 – if they came in post 10:15 AM… ” en […]
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