An extra mile to build a school

The instinct to protect children, one’s own and of others’, is ingrained in humanity’s collective psyche. We are drawn to their laughter and alarmed by their distress, but how far will one go to act on that instinct? T Giridharan, a freelance VFX professional making a moderate living, has gone the extra mile. It was […]

An initiative towards Digital Detox by Maharashtrian village

A siren goes off at 7pm every evening in Vadgaon village in Sangli district, an indication to all residents to switch off their TV sets and mobile phones. The two instruments of “addiction” can be switched on when the village council sounds the siren again at 8.30pm. “We decided at the village meeting on 14 […]

Former CISF havildar spends his pension to eradicate illiteracy

Amar Kumar Nayak, a former Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) havildar, charity has assumed a whole new meaning.After taking voluntary retirement from CISF, the 59-year-old has been spending his pension money on educating underprivileged children at Kulasarichuan village in 42 Mauza, 20 km away from Cuttack city. The ‘360 Degree Free Coaching and Computer Institute’ […]

Radha Pandey: A teenage girl who rescues children from wedlock

Teenage girl from Jharkhand’s Koderma district is heading a movement against child marriage. Not long ago Radha Pandey had to rebel against evil to demonstrate her will against rampant discrimination against the girl child. She is now part of Kailash Satyarthi-run Children’s Foundation (KSCF) and an inspiration for hundreds of girls. The district administration has […]

Tarunya Foundation, A mission to educate children with life skills

The youth in Tenkasi and Tirunelveli somehow managed to get a degree but often struggled to get a decent job. Being working closely on the ground with them, Anitha and Kavi understood these students and their families’ plight. Thus, the duo decided to work on their development, and Tarunya Foundation was born. “Lack of guidance in facing the real world and dealing with challenges hindered the student’s […]

Free assistance for children with cancer

Four friends of Lourdes helped her set up the trust. The trust was born on 4 June 2018. This motivational story is of Sabrcare and its team. The team of Sabrcare trustees comprises five people – Namrata Desai, Roma Dias, Steffie Antao, Lourdes Soares, and Dr. Anupama Mukherjee. The friends had witnessed people close to […]

“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 […]

Tata Power partners with CADRRE to launch ‘PAY AUTENTION’- Autism Support Network on World Autism Awareness Day

Tata Power partners with CADRRE to launch ‘PAY AUTENTION’- Autism Support Network on World Autism Awareness Day • India’s first bridgital Autism support network • Toll-free Autism support helpline (18002099 488) launched to provide interactive support for parents, caregivers and educators • Multi-lingual interactive content and dedicated portal (https://www.tatapower.com/sustainability/social-capital/pay-autention.aspx) to reach out to all parts […]

“Mo Haatha, Safa Haatha”

Washing hands with soap and water can reduce the chances of contracting respiratory infections by 16% and reduce deaths associated with diarrheal diseases by 50%1. Despite being such a crucial determinant of personal health and wellness, the habit of regular handwashing is followed by a relatively small number of people. A survey by the National […]