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Asha Gond, a 16-year-old tribal girl, grew up in Janwaar village in the Panna district of Madhya Pradesh. With her family entirely dependent on their, often, paltry farm produce, life was extremely difficult for them. But, their perilous financial condition never smothered Asha’s affection towards her education. Working hard, she found a deep interest in …

“Even while sitting on a wheelchair, one can stand up for one’s rights,” she declares. This one line defines all the actions taken up by fiery and feisty Abha Khetarpal, a counselor for people with disabilities and a well-known activist for the rights of the disabled. She also teaches college kids, writes books, blogs about …

In an attempt to create greater awareness about India’s rich, multi-layered history, French journalist Francois Gautier has set up the Shivaji Museum of Indian History in Pune. As children, we studied the pre-colonial history of India in Class 4, memorised a few details and promptly forgot them as we approached adulthood. Stories of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s administration …

Amar Shrirang Pol, now 34, was raised in the slums of the Industrial Estate in Marketyard, Gultekdi in Pune. A mother who worked as a maid and a father who drove an auto-rickshaw, Amar got a vicious taste of poverty right from his childhood. Working hard, he studied in the Sant Namdeo Pune Municipal Corporation …

The Story of Muskan Ahirwar who is bringing a revolution just with a few books, some tattered mats, a dingy house, and an unflinching desire to spread education. Common public thought around children living in slums consists of helpless children surviving in egregious living conditions, are prone to hunger, illiteracy, and poor physical as well …

Meenakshi Umesh teaching children at Puvidham

Puducherry : Today, a major part of the world is reeling under the consequences of climate change that have been caused by mankind over the years. The degrading quality of water, soil erosion, floods, rising temperatures, unexpected changes in the pattern of rainfall, loss of biodiversity and rising water levels in the sea are some …

Breaking the stereotypical clamour of corruption, the Hoshangabad SP and his team of police personals are using blackboards and Chalks to bring about a change in the society Government schools, especially in remote tribal and rural spaces, have often faced a disgusting apathy from numerous stakeholders in the society. We see the lack of interest …

“अ से अनार, अा से अाम….  A for Apple, B for Ball”…. Hearing the familiar chaotic sound, my ears assured that it was a montessori School. Instantly, my eyes moved around in search of the source of noise, just to stop at a big blue board with flashy large words- HANUMANGANJ POLICE THANA. Peculiar! A rapid …