Dharavi slum tours and poverty tourism in India

Great Journalist . I had the privilege to work with Adam Bemma briefly at CUTV Montréal. The work he does in Africa is amazing.

Adam Bemma

At Mahim Junction in Mumbai, India interviewing two Canadian tourists on the Dharavi slum tour. At Mahim Junction in Mumbai, India interviewing two Canadian tourists on the Dharavi slum tour.

‘Slum tourism’ exists in many parts of the world and draws huge numbers of visitors, seeking to get a glimpse into the lives of the urban poor. But is it a modern version of a curiosity show or can it really help the community?

I put this story together while backpacking through India in early 2015.

This story aired on DW WorldLink June 12, 2015.

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