Saumya Roy

Vandana Foundation

Bio

Saumya Roy is a journalist and activist from Mumbai, India. She is the co-founder of Vandana Foundation, which supports livelihoods of micro-entrepreneurs in Mumbai and rural India, and the author of Mountain Tales: Love and Loss in the Municipality of Castaway Belongings.

Featured Work

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NOV 18, 2021 Podcast

Castaway Mountain: Love and Loss Among the Wastepickers of Mumbai, with Saumya Roy

Waste, from food to plastics, not only affects climate change but also affects people's lives in ways that we don't always consider. Saumya Roy brings ...