Slum tourism drums up all sorts of bad connotations. For this reason I avoided doing the tour of Dharavi, the biggest slum in Mumbai for a long time. Finally, after a little convincing by a friend I decided to see it for myself. I now think everyone, Mumbaikars born and bred and tourists alike should take the tour. It is an education in recycling and how to make real contributions towards environmental sustainability.
You can find my article about it on The Alternative here.