Glimmer of hope for Musahar Community

Within Bihar, 40.8 percent of women, representing four out of every 10, enter into marriage before reaching the legally mandated age of 18. Among the 38 districts in the state, 12 districts surpass the average prevalence of child marriage. Notably, Seema’s hometown of Jamui is one such district, along with Supaul, Purnia, Saharsa, and Begusarai. Child […]

A software engineer becomes a ray of hope for visually impaired

Every now and then, K Gomathi from Chennai reminisces about the keenest of her childhood memories which were filled with the flavours and aroma of freshly-cooked homemade food. When her classmates sprinted to the playground or tuition classes soon after the long bell in school, Gomathi used to rush to the roadside eatery owned by […]

Karate black belt holder provides free of cost training to children from poor families

Chinna Lakshmaiah, a 29-year-old karate master from Kurnool city, imparts training to children hailing from poor families in the martial art free of cost as he thinks it is a way of serving the society. He strongly believes that karate helps enhance self-confidence of students, besides empowering them in self-defence.  A karate black belt holder, […]

A charity which fed lakhs of people

“Please don’t cook tomorrow’s lunch. You are all cordially invited to have lunch with us tomorrow,” reads an invitation card that is delivered to every shanty of a slum area in Ahmedabad by a person. These cards bring glitters to these poor people’s eyes and smiles on their faces. The next day, a truck rolls […]

Real Freedom after 75 years in this part of India !

After 75 years of Independence, 14 villages of Sandur Taluk of Ballari are about to witness true freedom. Sandur, both famous and infamous for its mining activities in Karnataka witnessed something special this Independence Day. 14 villages of this erstwhile princely state got their lands and land records officially validated this year through an exercise […]

“Transforming Children from “ Street to Smart ”

Ashritha is a Voluntary and Non- Profit Organisation from the state of Telangana founded by Dr.Pushpa Rani Pentapalli in the year 1999 to work among under privileged children.  ASHRITHA (signifying “Refuge”, “Shelter”) is a registered NGO under the Societies Registration Act. Projects  Undertaken: It has observed how children are being exploited by his/her own parents […]

Single Adoptive Father To Be Honoured On Women’s Day

India’s youngest single adoptive father will be honoured in a Bengaluru event with ‘World’s Best Mommy’ award on International Women’s Day on March 8. India’s youngest single father will be honoured in a Bengaluru event with ‘World’s Best Mommy’ award on International Women’s Day on March 8. After learning that most people choose not to […]

Ayushman Bharat: India’s commitment to Universal Health Coverage

Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) Background and rationale India has achieved significant public health gains and improvements in health care access and quality over the last three decades. The health sector is amongst the largest and fasting growing sectors, expected to reach US$ 280 billion by 2020.  However, at the same […]