Category Archives: From Chingari

Assist Bhopal says Megan Dogra

A young student, from the US, recently visited the Chingari Rehabilitation Centre. She has been deeply moved by her experience and inspired to get involved. Please visit her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AssistBhopal Here is Megan’s story in her own words:   My name is Megan Dogra and I am a 10th grade student from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. […]

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‘This is Your Achievement’; a letter of thanks to our supporters from our Executive Trustee

This December marks two very important anniversaries. Whilst one marks the day where thousands of lives would be irreversibly and tragically changed, the other marks the publication of the Bhopal Medical Appeal’s first appeal, exactly ten years after the 1984 explosion at the Union Carbide pesticide factory in Bhopal. As Tim Edwards, the Executive Trustee […]

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Independence Day Celebrated at Chingari

On the 15th of August children, teachers, staff and family members at the Chingari trust celebrated Independence day commemorating the India’s independence from the British Empire on the 15th August 1947. some of the children at Chingari were chosen to march in a procession before the national flag was hoisted by Apa and Didi (Rashida Bee and Champa […]

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Chingari celebrates Eid and Rakshabandhan

Children at the Chingari Rehabilitation Centre in Bhopal celebrated Rakshabandhan and Eid last week, with members of their families and  staff at the clinic. Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu Festival that celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters; the festival is also popularly used to celebrate any brother-sister like protective relationship between men […]

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A Remarkable Young Woman

Last year the Chingari Rehabilitation Centre was lucky enough to be visited by a remarkable young woman. Here is the story of Surabhi’s experience in her own words: “A few months ago, I came across the documentary ‘Bhopali’ by Van Maximilian Carlson that educated me about the current effects of the 1984 disaster. Before moving […]

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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.