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Cafe Positive is a ‘Home’ to children ostracized by their families because they were HIV positive. Cafe Positive started its journey in July this year and has since gained immense popularity among the people of Kolkata. The cafe is unlike any other and what makes it unique is the fact that it is run entirely …

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All of us wear or have worn a prideful badge of being a student. A student of a school, a college, a technical foundry, of music, of life. But, in the doldrums and terse conditions of our circumstances, we forget what is it really like to be a student. Often, in the cauldron of rote …

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In our overarching world of pop culture, 2018 held a special place for its Big Fat Indian, celebrity weddings. The marriage of  Deepika-Ranveer, Nick-Priyanka, and Isha-Anand took centre stage in our everyday conversations. Names turned into popular portmanteau – Deepveer and Nickyanka –  hashtags and buzzwords. The daily updates on Instagram, the throwback pictures of …

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Look at a pile of trash – a few plastic bottles, unused pens, toffee wrappers, unused papers, and a lot more, waiting to be burnt, thrown away or buried. Does it speak to you? Do you look at it as trash that needs to be gotten rid of? Do you repel the very sight of …

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“We are working to help people with hearing and speech impairments get better employment opportunities; not out of sympathy, but because they rightfully deserve it” says Abhinav Vashishta, who learnt that it’s the inability of the world to comprehend the sign language that often isolates those with a hearing disability from the public. Having seen …

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In the past few years of identifying and writing impact stories, we have often come across people who enter into social entrepreneurship ‘accidentally’. It’s always about that one moment, one event or one incident that triggered an emotion and led people to become ‘accidental social entrepreneurs’. This time we came across another such story in …

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A jewellery lover and an art enthusiast, Saloni Sacheti, an SBI Youth for India Fellow, is empowering the tribals of Dagadpada, in Dangs district of Gujarat, by engaging them into an alternative livelihood source of Bamboo Jewellery making. The primary occupation of the tribals there is agriculture and manual labour. But they suffer from huge …

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