A Tree library in Assam

The habit of reading should be sown in the fresh minds of the youngsters which would later bore fruits of learning. The Jorhat Chapter of NGO JCI Femina took the responsibility of inculcating the habit of reading in the young minds by setting up a library in a tree in Mariani town’s Girl High School […]

Pothole Raja: An Initiative To Fix Pothole Menace

Perhaps there is not a city in India that is alien to potholes. It is a prominent feature of most Indian roads, be it in a metro city or otherwise. Indians have mocked the authorities’ inability to ensure well-maintained roads, with a Bengaluru artist hilariously recreating the iconic moonwalk on potholes. Although we are used […]

Learning for a Change

“Change is the result of all true learning.” – Leo Buscaglia The story of Saranya, a grade 8 student at Worli Naka Hindi Medium School in Mumbai, exemplifies this quote. Long ago, Saranya’s family migrated from Salem, Tamil Nadu, to Mumbai in search of better prospects. Her father, a school dropout, lost his ability to […]

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 […]

Restoration of mangroves in Sundarban through afforestation

The primary objective of this project is to reduce the impact of cyclones by planting/ restoring of mangroves as well as also to generate an income source to the women who are both planting and guarding the mangrove sapling. The following are the major objectives of the proposed project: – Creation of a green barrier:- […]

Heroes in Battle, Nation-Builders for Life

Our armed forces are the guardians of our land, water and skies. They are the first respondersin any situation of combat, whether protecting the nation from external threats, maintainingsecurity and stability during internal conflicts, running international peacekeeping missions, orcountering transnational terrorism. Every society owes an immense debt to its armed forces, aswell as their families, […]

LEARN ONE, LEARN ALL

Apart from being a major health crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic is also one of the biggest educational calamities in human history. The effect is seen not only in higher dropout rates but also in the disparity with respect to learning opportunities. The shift to online learning requires teachers and students to use personal technology devices […]

Once A Child Labourer, Hero Helps Hundreds Of Homeless Get Care & Jobs

Anumuthu’s childhood was marred with poverty and struggle as a child laborer after he lost his father at only 7. Learning from his own experiences, today he provides dignity and care in the form jobs, medical attention, food and clothes to the homeless through his NGO Snehan. A few years ago, Puducherry-based Suresh (name changed) lost […]

Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow

Jawhar, a rural taluka located in Palghar District of Maharashtra, has traditionally been inhabited by tribals, engaged in agriculture, getting by on their meagre earnings. Children and youth from Jawhar have faced a dual shock because of the COVID-19 pandemic – witnessing their family members grappling with the stress of migration and lost livelihoods, and […]