A story about three women who are pioneering the vertical farming industry by employing the differently-abled. Successful employment remains a critical issue for people with disabilities; only 1 in 3 people with disabilities are employed in the United States. Often, when people with disabilities are employed, it is in entry-level positions with little room for …

Let’s address the elephant in the room right away. Jawwad Patel, a 25-year-old based out of Hyderabad is not your ordinary 25-year-old. Jawwad Patel is an Indian Inventor, Scientist and Social Innovator, He is the recipient of National Award Excellence in Research and Innovation from Government of India – The Highest Civilian Award for Youth …

It is again that dreaded time of the year where many parts of India are experiencing heavy downpour, leading to fatal floods. Most parts of India are trying to limp back to normalcy after the elongated monsoon season. 50 million people have suffered due to floods alone in the past two decades. The high population …

Access to education is an individual’s inherent right. It is considered a human right. It builds personality, teaches the value and helps an individual to gauge the world around them. One’s education should be adaptable, accessible and acceptable. However, education and access to knowledge is still a privilege of elites in some developing countries.  Let’s …

Benefits of sports in one’s life are more than one often perceives. Sports inculcate teamwork, dedication, patience and help one to build confidence but sports is often considered as an alternative option only second to mainstream career options.  However, a 19-year-old girl from Vyasarpadi, a remote district in Chennai is using sports as a means …

Nutrition is a fundamental human need. But, this fundamental need often goes unsolicited, sadly leaving the fate of millions hanging in the perilous balance of life and death. According to a 2015 report by The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, India accounts for 23.8% of the global burden of malnourishment and has …

A task as simple as going up, and down the stairs is a difficult ordeal for wheelchair users. The lack of lifts or ramps in buildings and public spaces is enough to confine them indoors. Jamshed Dalal an engineer from Pune faced the same issue when his father was diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease …