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Bangalorean friends turn their weekend hobby of teaching specially-abled children into a revolution

Ajit Sivaram and Satish Manchikanti were two men living the average corporate life in Bangalore.  But there Sundays were different. The duo with their friends would visit an institute for specially-abled children.  They would play games, clean the compound and spend time with them. This small and seemingly insignificant habit took a form into U&I (which literally means You and I), an organisation that, today, has a staggeringly vast reach to 1600 children in 52 Learning Centers across 20 cities in India.

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