Village Girls Battled Society Rules to Ensure Access to Public Ground

Seema and her little sisters usually spent their evenings looking over the playground that was behind their house. They used to sit there together, braid each other’s hair and cheer silently for their two brothers who used to play football, and sometimes cricket. At times, their mother would scold them for sitting outside watching the […]

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 […]

Man Quits IT Job To Start Aquaponics Venture, Helps Farmers Boost Their Incomes

The corporate grind might help bring in cash, but for some, remaining close to nature is paramount. Rohit Gupta (28) found himself among the latter when he quit his software engineering job to take up farming. “I never regretted my decision to quit my IT job,” he says, adding, “I’m proud to be part of […]

Dehradun Ecologist’s Home Hasn’t Got an Electricity or Water Bill in 3 Years

Soumya Prasad, an ecologist, has not paid an electricity or water bill for the last three years. She doesn’t even remember the last time she went to a market to buy vegetables. No, she is not living in any cave away from mankind. With practices like waste management, driving an electric car, growing organic food […]

Counselling seminar organized by Evolve for the village girls during Covid 19

Evolve Foundation as a society is working with a holistic approach. It is working towards creating smart, sustainable villages. Women are an important section of our society and play a dominant role in the life & growth of a child. Empowering women & girls is the key to social transformation. Keeping this in mind, Evolve […]

Setting an example how to celebrate Diwali

One who brings happiness to another’s face is an extraordinary person*. Shivangi Sharma who hails from Haryana and DU student setting an example how to celebrate diwali. She went orphanage house to celebrate  Diwali with kids and distributed some chips, chocolates, candies. She wants to do a lots of work for society and nation. She […]

Empowering Girls Through Technology: STEM Solutions for Hygiene and Sanitation

Rupa, Priyadarshini and Sreeja study in Andhra Pradesh Social Welfare Residential School, Veapada, Andhra Pradesh. Aspiring to become scientists, all three of them often discuss the need to devise solutions for global problems.  During a casual conversation with her friends one day, Priyadarshini realized that many girls in the community were suffering from urinary tract […]

I Couldn’t Reenter the Workforce. So I Helped 40,000 Women Restart Their Careers

Gayathri Tharanipathy, 33, didn’t anticipate that it would be five years before she could rejoin the workforce when she took a career break in 2016. A Javascript developer, Gayathri says her many attempts to get back to work were all in vain. Either her confidence was lacking during interviews, or there were not enough companies […]

The Magic of Money Management

Sabari, a mother of six from Jharkhand, was hopelessly trapped in a cycle of debt. Her husband, a daily wage worker, spent most of his earnings on alcohol. Though Sabari herself had a job as a Krishi Mitra (a Government-appointed agricultural counsellor at the village-level), her monthly income of INR 5000 was never enough to […]