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Meeting Minutes, July 7th 2009

Today’s meeting covered:

  1. Summary of Saturday’s visit
    • Met Perulmalswamy
    • Found two slums, approximately 350 houses in total.
    • Several houses were burned down in the second slum
    • People seemed receptive to our help.
  2. Discussing the online Twitter presence
  3. Pros and cons of adopting the new slums
    • Along the river- risk of demolition
    • Discussed new plans by Indian Government to be ‘slum free’ by 2013.
  4. Decision made to start in a new place
    • Census to be taken by the community
    • Survey to be done to cover the following aspects: socioeconomic information, sanitation, education and healthcare.
    • Probably to be done on Saturday, July 18th, 2009.
  5. Survey plan in the works
  6. Activity for this weekend (July 11th, 2009)
    • Reading with the kids/simple games
    • Mapping of the community.
  7. General Body Meeting
  8. Legal discussion
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