United for Hope is an international non-profit organisation which has been committed to transforming small villages in rural India into prosperous and dignified places, where communities thrive and individuals are empowered to make decisions about their future. Working in the rural pockets for several years, the team of United for Hope figured that in the …

Gurmehar Kaur, a young budding social and political activist and author of two books. Her video “Pakistan didn’t kill my father, the war did” vent viral and she received abundance of (both) love and hate for her magnetic stand. She was also a subject of the nation’s scrutiny when she raised her voice against the …

There has never been a more important time to educate children than today. Educating children is an essential stepping stone to the country’s envisioned, ideal future. However, there have been perennial problems in our education system in the form of lack of government expenditure in education and the distorted government schools system. To fill up …

A community-driven Rural Innovation studio, enabling design thinking among rural children. An electricity independent low cost, neonatal continuous positive Airway Pressure device. A setup to offer free access to legal and consulting services to women facing violence. Biodegradable pads made out of discarded bananas. A rural spice enterprise creating livelihoods for rural women for indigenous …

There’s not a single media house which hasn’t written about Bengaluru’s problem with drinking water. You are definitely living under a rock if you haven’t heard about Bengaluru’s water crisis. However, quite paradoxically, the city also witnesses excess rainfall and water clogging on streets. Millions of litres of water get wasted due to this Urban …

35 million school-children in India are dyslexic. This means they have problems with reading, spelling, attention span or even speed of effective learning. These children could show brilliance in other parts of the intelligence spectrum, but due to their inability to cope with the modern education system, most of them end up with low grades. …

“Yes, parents focus more on boys than girls”, “Government schools are not attentive to children’s needs”, “The biggest problem girls face is the responsibility of household work… when no girl will be expected to do household work, only then will we be free”- these are not the words of a renowned social scientist or researcher …

Plastic is a growing menace to the Earth, but to Rita Maker— a 66-year-old Mumbai resident, it is an opportunity for creating beautiful products that provide sustenance. From clutches to coasters, she creates all her hand-made products by upcycling plastic. Her tryst with Environment started when she participated in an Environmental fest at the school …