On News Subjects –
1. We covered the story of 9-year old Muskan Ahirwar. Muskan lives in a slum and runs a library for her other deprived friends of the slum. Her library is called the “Bal Pustakalay”. Our news story helped her find national coverage. She was recently awarded a special prize by the NITI Aayog.
2. Kalyan was an MBA graduate from IMT Ghaziabad and had worked for numerous high end corporate organisations. But, the notion of poverty always had a deep impact on his mind. His experiences showed him that it was not the scarcity of resource that created poverty. Instead it was lack of abundance. So, he created a sustainable village called Proto village. When we covered his story, it went viral, thousands of people read it, and people even volunteered to donate their lands so that Kalyan can do the some that he did with Proto village and numerous youngsters went in and volunteered with Kalyan.
3. A man from Israel who left his job in the corporate sector, came to India, toiled for 13 years and turned a 70 acre piece of barren land into an edible forest. Yes, you read it right. Every tree and plant in the forest is EDIBLE. The forest, called the Sadhana Forest, is in Auroville, Pondicherry. Thousands of people read his story and hundreds of people contacted him about the forest and also volunteered with him.
On Readers –
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