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Iftkhar Ali

The fruits are never hanging low for some people. For them, even simple acts such as getting out of the bed on their own or being able to walk the perfect way is very difficult. But those, who instead of surrendering to their misfortunes take them as a challenge and overcome their disabilities, are the …

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Nigeria

When everyone across the globe is feeling the atrocious wave of the scorching heat, a 13 year old has decided to make the world a better (and cooler) place to live in with the help of wireless fans. Ukoma Michael, a 13 year old kid from Nigeria created a wireless fan that can work upto …

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India is increasingly becoming the shimmering face of a global superpower. But, beyond this glittering image lies a more distressed, realistic one, which represents the majority of rural and tribal population who combat poverty each day and grapple for basic survival needs. The condition of women is even worse there. With negligible access to safe …

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Aashish Beergi, co-founder Mash Project

Born and brought up in a middle-class Punjabi family in Delhi, Aashish Beergi had a humble upbringing. But what was different in this child, was his zest and passion for doing something different. His sensitivity towards social causes came in at a young age and thus his journey to become a serial social entrepreneur started …

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The diversity of the Indian culture is mirrored in the immense diversity of art and handicraft in our 29 states. But, while our economy remains in transition, the handicrafts sector is still reeling in from the fatal blow of the colonial rule. Our rural artisans and weavers continue to face challenges in terms of productivity, …

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Rakesh Kumar Gupta had worked in the development sector for more than a decade. But, one assignment with SRIJAN in Pali district of Rajasthan changed his worldview about agriculture, farmers and farm produce. During this assignment, he came in contact the Bhil and Grasiya tribal community, who used to sell custard apple at a throwaway …

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Our generation is often condemned for its vanity, shallowness and lack of focus but some gems overwhelms us in all ages with their firm determination and focus. Here is one more girl, who is carving her own niche with ideas anew, confidence intact and mission so virtuous. Diya Burman, the daughter of Amit Burman the chairman …

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Our latest parinda, Arup Rakshit, was teaching students at a government school in Howrah, West Bengal after he completed his post-graduation in botany. As he had a keen interest in this field, Arup was also simultaneously working on a research project on Indian medicinal plants. It was during this research phase that he came across …

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