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Issue 17


Elrhino

“My father is an innovator, an inventor and it is his inventive and inquisitive nature that has driven me forward”, Nisha Bora, co-founder of Elrhino, states that proudly. And the work of Elrhino is indeed a reaffirmation of the ingenuity that Nisha’s father holds and how that is capable to change our opinion on producing paper.  …

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The advantages of literacy are endless. From the destiny of an individual to the fate of a society, literacy can play a huge role in swaying both in the right direction. But, often, in the sheen of literacy we neglect the majority of those who are illiterate. Be it maids, local vendors or farmers. Despite …

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Oliver D'Souza

Oliver D’Souza, from Mumbai, has become the first ever wheelchair-bound qualified football coach in the country after earning his AIFF-D license coaching certificate and would be eligible to coach in schools and at the grassroot level. “I am very happy that I have cleared the course. It was a long wait but nevertheless a sweet …

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Chris Wilson was a simple child, with a wondrous mind who loved to read books. But after an incident which saw his cousin getting shot, he moved with his mother to Prince George’s County. Deeply scarred by the loss, Chris’s sadness was aggravated by the abuse he faced from his mother’s boyfriend and his life …

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Moraa Educational Complex

Afghanistan has been tagged as a nation with one of the lowest literacy rates in the world by major international organizations and think tanks. Insurgency and civil disruption has shattered the backbone of the nation with a literacy rate of only 38.2% being a dreadful evidence for that. But what comes as a sadly highlighting …

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disabled

Accepting people for who they are and treating them as equals is one big challenge. People with disability, in specific, are victims of this challenge more than one can even think of. Some give them sympathy, some treat them as a burden, and worse, some treat them as if they don’t exist. This fight for …

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Yacouba sawadogo

Yacouba Sawadogo is a man who was once considered a madman by people in his village for preparing the soil for agricultural in a morbidly dry season. Little did they knew about the changes that were about to happen. Yacouba sawadogo revived an ancient African agricultural style called ‘Zai’ that helped turn acres of barren …

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Going about their daily lives is also a huge struggle for the differently abled. It takes extra efforts for them to do things we don’t really even pay attention to. transportation is specially difficult for them since regular means of transport are not always adapted according to their needs. The entire struggle increases in multifold …

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