"Without travel and fun, what is the point of all this hard work?"
Tvisha is a school teacher from Dharavi who talks about the difference in private and public education in Dharavi, and her experience living there.*
The famously productive 'homegrown' neighbourhood in the heart of Mumbai city is full of thousands of artisans, craftspersons and mechanics, working away on their tools and machines in workshops and factories that often double up as homes and dormitories. This series of interviews profiles them in their contexts to provide a composite portrait of Dharavi's economic life. As Patrick Geddes says, the "Place, Live, Work" triad is the foundation of urban life. This seems to be truer of this dynamic and frenzied neighbourhood than others.