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An Ahmedabad-based NGO, Dreams Foundation, has come up with a renewed way to visualise dreams in a workplace and honour their patrons. Their program “Happy Spaces” is a colourful and fun way to give to back to those who give to them. Confused? Please read on. The Happy Spaces initiative ensures that you get beautiful …

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The 1SmallStep Foundation has successfully executed 35-40 projects including distribution of high quality raincoats to 600 children suffering from cancer to raising money for the education of 120 students in a village. A somewhat stereotypical representation of Marketers has been that of a bunch of individuals who sit in a room discussing the right marketing …

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Blanket project

Mohamad Farukh, majored in Engineering and pursued his Masters in International Development from the University of Manchester. After coming back to India, he felt a strong need for a citizen based and volunteer-based participation system of response in times of a natural catastrophe. With that thought in mind, he started Rapid Response, an Emergency and …

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Barak valley, 350 kms from Guwahati, is a scenic wonder nestled between beautiful hills and stands as a manifestation of nature’s serenity. But when one wanders beyond this curtain of beauty, a grim reality can be encountered here. For years, rising incidents of cancer and associated problems had plagued the valley. In an effort to counteract …

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Geohazards Society Training Program

Let’s admit it – if an earthquake hits us right now, most of us wouldn’t know what to do. GeoHazards Society India wants to change that. It is an organization in Mizoram that is committed to enhancing disaster preparedness of citizens by carrying out capacity building, holding training sessions, and awareness programmes. “In 2008, all …

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 LEADING A ‘KRANTI‘ FROM KAMATIPURA TO ‘LIFE’ Titled as one of Newsweek’s “25 Under 25 Women to Watch” and honoured with ‘Youth Courage Award’ by UN, 19-year-old Shweta Katti is pursuing a course in psychology at NYC. 19-year-old Kavita Hosmani is attending ‘Semester at Sea’ on a scholarship. The endless list of achievements of these 18 …

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Sindhutai Sapkal feeding children in her Ashram

SINDHUTAI SAPKAL – THE LADY  WHO BEGGED ON STREETS SO THAT  SHE COULD FEED THOUSAND OF ORPHANS  India is the second most populated country in the world and a significant part of this population are children. But it is appalling to witness the fact that a chunk of these children are usually orphaned or abandoned …

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Digital Aaganwadis

“I never studied social work or sociology and my engineering background had nothing to do with the work I started doing. But later I realised that this ignorance actually helped me, as I had no boundaries to draw, when it came to innovation”. These words might open many eyes, and push many young professionals waiting …

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