Help Gauri Build A Home For Children Of Sex Workers!


Gauri Sawant is a 37 year old transgender activist.

Born as Ganesh Suresh Sawant, she was born and raised in a conservative family in Pune. At a very early age of 9, after her mother's demise, Gauri realised that she is different from others.

Gauri underwent transition with the help of Humsafar Trust. It was a struggle, but Gauri formed an NGO of her own called 'Sakhi Char Chowghi' in Malad, Mumbai.

She was recently a part of the Vicks ad in India that went viral.

Gauri promotes safe sex and provides counselling to transgenders from the Mumbai suburbs. She is also the petitioner of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) judgement that was passed in 2013. Three years after the Supreme Court recognised transgenders as a third gender, her community is still striving for basic civic rights.

Gauri adopted her daughter Gayatri when she found out the child had lost her biological mother and would be sold off.  Gauri has a plan for ensuring that children of sex workers do not get trafficked into the profession.

 She wishes to build a house for children of sex workers, using her own land. Gauri believes that if children are given the right environment and love and care, they will thrive.

Help Gauri build her house!

 
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Thank you, all supporters!

Gauri has begun the planning of the house with her architect. The proposed plan is to have a two storied house. The first floor will have the kitchen and common area. The second floor will have the dormitories and toilets, along with a small ‘medicine’ room for children that fall sick.

As of now, the plans are such that around 70-80 children can be accommodated there. Gauri is fighting to ensure that these children have a loving childhood!

Please help share this news among your contacts. Let’s help Gauri’s Nani-ka-Ghar become a reality! #IamNewIndia.


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27th March 2018
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for the wonderful support you have shown towards this campaign and "Ajji ka Ghar".On the occasion of International Women's Day,  this fundraiser received a lot of media coverage, which took the story of Gauri's vision to many more people, who have come forward and generously shown their support.

Our team at Milaap also made a small video, which took the story of Gauri's journey to over 1.5 million people across the globe.

Thank you all for the wonderful support that you have shown. Do share this campaign further with your friends and family to help in making "Ajji ka Ghar" move one step closer to reality.

Thank you!
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This is very little amount of money, i wish i could donate as much as possible. Ajicha ghar is a beautiful initiative. I would love to work with you all. Love a looot

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