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As I moved into the market, I began to hear an amalgam of sounds of people haggling for the goods; the women vendors griping about what happened at their home in the morning, and some groups discussing about the consistent bandhs. It was a welcoming vibe indeed! I looked at the phaneks (traditional female lower …

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Two years ago, Global Shapers Community, Bhopal Hub started a project called Make a Wish Come True. The idea was simple; to do something for the children of the local community and fulfil their wishes. As a part of the project, more than 150 needy children staying at the local slums of Bhopal were given …

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Arunima Sinha

The day her leg was amputated, Arunima Sinha took a pledge that many would find even difficult to comprehend. Her objective, from that day onwards, was not simply to prove her proficiency with a prosthetic leg, but was also to conquer the highest peak in the world – Mount Everest. The sense of accomplishment was …

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Pooja Mishra

Pooja Mishra, the eldest amongst her 3 sisters, always had her roots deeply embedded in the village of Purasi near Raebareli. But, her parents chose to educate her in Lucknow as there was no place for quality education in Purasi. She completed her schooling from a school affiliated to an International Board, pursued Engineering as …

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Promila Bahadur

In 1991, India, it wasn’t usual for a 14-year old teenager to teach herself on how to use a computer. But Promila Bahadur accomplished this and what she did with this knowledge has profoundly changed the lives of many young women in a poor village just 15 kilometres from her hometown of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. …

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Sarbjeet Singh

Sarbjeet Singh lives a happy, normal life in the calm hills of Shimla. And if we just stuck on to appearances, we would probably stash away Sarbjeet as just another face in the crowd. But, Sarbjeet is not your regular next door Joe. It all began in 2007 when Sarbjeet Singh started operating a free-of-cost …

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Lee Duck Hee

Lee Duck Hee, the 143rd best tennis player in the world, and the 2nd highest ranked professional in the 18-and-under category, was diagnosed deaf when he was only 2 years old. Instead of whining for days and staying put, his parents bravely researched for a place where he can be properly educated. The main criteria …

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The Baithak Foundation

Picture a group of children in your next door urban setup. These children are extremely hardworking and are already conscious about their career and further education. They see scientists like Einstein to entrepreneurs like Bill Gates as their inspiration and rightly so, want to be successful like them. Somehow their dreams circle around the path …

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Jagrik Project Diksha

The Youth Collective’s Samvidhan Live! The Jagrik Project, 13-year-old Diksha encapsulated the values of our constitution by making a more inclusive preamble for her school mates in a tribal district in Madhya Pradesh. Samvidhan Live! The Jagrik Project is a nationwide initiative designed and anchored by ComMutiny – The Youth Collective (CYC), in collaboration with …

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Jagrik Project Gayatri

Under ComMutiny – The Youth collective’s Samvidhan Live! The Jagrik Project, Gayatri and Pradip lived the constitution through the social action task of cleaning a archaeologically important 16th century coastal fort in Arnala, Maharashtra The Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan initiated by the NDA government has covered a large part of the country by motivating people to …

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