These are unprecedented times and most of us haven’t seen anything like this before. We at The Optimist Citizen have been trying to collate, compile and create multiple resources that would help our readers understand and fight this Pandemic better. To further this attempt, we have created a Special Edition digital newspaper solely focused on …

A list of all Corona Relief Donation Campaigns at one place. The list will be updated every day with verified campaigns. (If you are viewing this from desktop, you can also filter it on the basis of following categories – Servicable Location, Beneficiary and Support Type.) If you know of more donation campaigns, please fill …

Coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a halt. As more countries go into lock down, the amount of anxiety and hopelessness in the air is beyond explaining. To let the world not give in to negativity around the crisis, we are compiling a list of positive developments in the world’s war against COVID-19. Stay …

The pandemic spread has caused a week-long lockdown in the city. As the citizens cooperate to curb it’s spread, there has been a spike in the panic around essentials. There are growing areas of concern which require civic participation. We have curated a list of a few ways you can participate and help the city …

When I first met Gauranshi I didn’t know then that my idea of “inspiration” was going to change. At that time, I just saw a young badminton player who couldn’t speak or hear but her cheerfulness spread through her sparkling eyes and the biggest smile on her face. When I met her again 4 years …

I was born in one of the most densely populated cities of India, Varanasi. It has always been my home. I was 7 years old when I started studying in a school run by a non-profit organization called ‘Bagh Devi Children’s Art School’. My education was free. They provided us with books, notebooks and other …