Monthly Archives: September 2011

Two new volunteers at Sambhavna…

About three weeks ago when I came to the clinic, I saw a female volunteer aged around 50, working very hard in the medicinal garden. Her head was covered with a large round hat; she wore Wellingtons and seemed very cheerful. At lunchtime, I saw her again in another part of the garden, still working very […]

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Yoga at Sambhavna

A common scene at Gol Ghar (our roundhouse meeting place) every morning here at the Sambhavna Trust Clinic is people sitting comfortably and chatting quietly, relaxing. People wait here, near the medicinal herb garden, to collect their tokens for further consultation with our physicians. This is the daily routine of the clinic. Tahir Yaar (left) […]

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Many Happy Returns to Joan Valentine

Many happy returns to Joan Valentine who has asked for donations to the Bhopal Medical Appeal when celebrating her 80th birthday on the 4th October. The Bhopal Medical Appeal is a charity that Joan feels passionate about and would really appreciate any donations, her daughter Mary informed us.

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Bhopal gas tragedy feeds a people’s museum

Bhopal: Just four hours before the world’s worst industrial disaster took place, Inayat Mohammad had gifted his wife Bano Bee a sari. The 45-year-old man died that very night, perishing in the 1984 Bhopal gas leak. And his widow, now 60, has not worn the sari till date. That same night, Bismillah Bee had run […]

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We believe Dow must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.