SWAN Livelihood Building Capacity through innovative training and learning programme!

Swan Livelihood is a Delhi based start-up that empowers youth through innovative training and learning programmes. It started functioning in January 2020 by imparting training to the youth from the economically weaker sections of the society. The training curriculum involved a comprehensive in-class training followed by connecting the participants to the employers. During the Covid-19 […]

Seeds of Prosperity

A small business or micro-enterprise can pave the way to a comfortable living, more so when regular or well-paid jobs are in short supply. This is especially true for individuals and families living below the poverty line. A vegetable cart, a roadside kiosk selling household items, a small home-based tailoring business, or a street food […]

The Streets of Kukma Village in Bhuj, Gujarat Stand out

When we think of a village we imagine a ‘bargad ka ped’ (Banyan tree) as a focal point, where an elderly wise man takes center stage under the tree, giving out advice to a group of villagers encircled around him, listening to him with full attention. But in today’s story, the position which is often […]

Delhi Man Turns Wasteland Into Model Lake in a Year, For Half The Usual Cost Delhi Man Turns Wasteland Into Model Lake in a Year, For Half The Usual Cost

Only a year ago, https://nexusofgood.org.in/wp-content/uploads/2020/11 of snow-white toxic foam floating over the Yamuna river in Delhi had shocked the world, waking it up to the reality of the water population in the country’s capital. According to the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), one of the main reasons behind this situation was untreated sewage, something that the […]

Wall of Gratitude Salutes DeCoronaChamps like Gaurang Rathi, IAS

On the occasion of our Independence Day, through the “Wall of Gratitude“, we salute leaders like Gaurang Rathi, IAS, (Municipal Commissioner – Varanasi, CEO – Varanasi Smart City, CEO – Kashi Vishwanath Trust) and all those in the CivilServices who have been navigating our villages, towns and cities through Covid19. “The best way to find […]

Shachindra’s last *#125days* and his thoughts

Today, through the #WallofGratitude we take a bow to Factory Heads like Shachindra Kumar in the #FMCG industry who along with their teams have been enabling production & supply of life-saving #hygiene products. Our sincere #gratitude to #DeCoronaChamps like Shachindra and tens of thousands of #leaders in factories across the nation who have been holding […]

Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan: Revolutionising public schooling in India

Launched in 2015 by the Shri Naveen Patnaik led government of the eastern seaboard state of Odisha with the objective of bridging the rural-urban educational divide through the provision of high-quality education to the masses, the Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan (OAVS) is a first-of-its-kind publicly funded initiative in the country that sets a precedent for […]

Bijuli Didis of Odisha : Story of Power and The Power-ful Women of Rural Odisha

Back in 2013, when Odisha Government launched “Bijuli Didi” campaign to sensitize people on judicious use of power, check power theft and reduce commercial loss of electricity in the State, little did they know that it will turn out to be a huge success with active engagement of women members. As part of the campaign, […]

Homemakers Turn Organic Roses From Their Farm into Natural Products, Earn in Lakhs

Homemakers Radhika Tapadia and Sangeeta Baldwa first met about 15 years ago. The two women from Sedam, Karnataka happened to visit a song and dance rehearsal for a festival organised by the Marwari community (that both belong to). “Our children needed to be trained for the performances and for 20 days, Radhika and I met […]