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Azad’s journey began in 2008 in Delhi as a Charitable Trust. Driven to shatter patriarchal norms and gender inequalities, the foundation sought the need to find non-traditional livelihood options for poor women in urban areas. The entire motive is achieved through transformative capacity building programs around the self and the skills needed for NTL, based …

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The world believes that India, the country of a billion will be a superpower by the end of 2020. But with a high degree of unskilled-population in the country, these dreams often looks far-fetched and over-ambitious. To add to our worry, women’s contribution to the Indian economy has been historically low all throughout. If statistics …

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The name of Senthamil’s farm is ‘Arivu Thottam’ that literally translates to ‘Knowledge farm’, which is exactly what he is trying to propagate through his organic farm. His farm is equipped with banana plantations, horticulture space with brinjals, tomatoes, chillies and other green veggies. To add to it, the farm has about 110 coconut trees, …

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In 2003, after the harrowing Godhra Riots, the state of Gujarat was torn. Communal tensions were at their peak. Countless people lost their lives, their houses, their business establishments, and the savings of their lifetime were all gone in a flash. In these times of turmoil, the daunting task of nation-building was taken up by …

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When Mr Koh Seng Choon returned to Singapore in 1994, and it was during this time that he witnessed a few striking realities which left him intrigued. First, in a country as big as Singapore, he didn’t see a disabled in shopping centres or underprivileged working in companies and organisations. Second, he barely saw beggars …

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Every year, more than 4 lakh babies are born with Respiratory Distress Syndrome in India and out of the 4 lakh, about 1.2 lakh die within a few months of birth. Deaths during transport to higher centres of care can be as high as 30%. These high mortality rates can be prevented by the application …

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Before 1989, only 1700 people visited the only psychiatric facility in Kashmir. In 2015, the number had exponentially jumped to 100,000. In 2015, in a study by Doctors without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières), it was alarmingly concluded that half of all residents of the valley suffer from mental health problems. The report stated that  “1.8 …

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