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Fever 104 FM Mumbai & The Better India bring to you a special series on the unsung heroes of Mumbai!
Mumbai folks: Catch them live everyday at 8:00 am on Fever 104 FM
Others: Listen to the recordings below!
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Karan Mendon, an avid biker, along with his friends, identified a particularly bad stretch of road and filled five ‘back breaking’ potholes with cement and sand to ensure that no mishaps took place on that road during the monsoons.
Shalini Datta quit her full time job to start an organization. She helps underprivileged women to make amazing paper products and earn a better livelihood. Thanks to her, these women have found a new respect and can even send their kids to school now.
Mr. Gadadhar Mandal, drives a taxi for 12 hours a day and never refuses to give a ride to anybody who hails his cab. He sincerely returns all valuable possessions that his passengers leave behind accidentally without taking anything in return.
Damyanti Tanna, a resident of Mulund, works tirelessly each day to provide free tiffin service to the needy. She overcame the grief of losing her only son in a train accident and decided to keep his memory alive through a great cause.
Nyla Masood works in the Hindi film industry and is a costume designer by profession. While working with director Amol Gupte on the films Hawa Hawai and Stanley Ka Dubba, she had the opportunity to meet several underprivileged slum kids. She has been helping those kids in an inspiring manner ever since.
Neelu is a member of Raasta Chaap, a group of 14 women who have come together to spread awareness about the dying rain trees in Mumbai and the deteriorating condition of the environment.
Sonalee Shyamsundar is the founder of an organization that nurtures children with developmental disabilities get access to quality education. Find out what's driving this path-breaker, who is shaping the minds of countless young kids and giving them the respect they deserve.
Four times a week, 24-Year-Old Saurabh Nimbkar travels from Dadar to Ambernath in a Mumbai local and belts out popular Bollywood numbers to raise money for the treatment of cancer patients.
Mira Mamnani is part of an initiative that empowers underprivileged kids. But there's more to this amazing woman, who is making a real impact in the lives of so many people.
Purushottam Das Gupta is an auto driver from Thane who drives around town, watering plants and encouraging others to do the same!
Aabid Surti, an 80-Year-Old Man who goes around town fixing leaky faucets. Listen to his incredibly inspiring story!