“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 […]

Nexus of Good celebrates Women on International Women’s Day!

This Women’s day, let’s celebrate women who have stepped out of their comfort zone, broken all the barriers around them to create a sustainable impact on the world, and on us. Home Garden With 100 Kinds of Plants Earns This Lady the Name of ‘Hariyali Didi’ Pushpa Sahu is a home gardener who grows over […]

Security Guard Cleaned 1 Tonne Waste from Beach & Mangrove Plantation, All by Himself

Rahul Maharana, a security guard working with a private company in Odisha, was in Class 12 when he first learned about climate change. “In 2018, an awareness programme at my college helped me understand the devastating effects of mismanagement of plastic pollution on the planet. I was shocked and disheartened by the facts,” he tells. […]

This Fisherman Singlehandedly Brought Solar Electricity to a TN Village

“Until I completed my Class 12 examination there was no electricity connection in my village. I have spent all my school life studying with a lantern that would need kerosene to work,” says 30-year-old M Sakthivel, a resident of Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu. It took the Tsunami for the villagers of the coastal town of […]

IFS Officer Revives 66 Himalayan Springs to Help 1 Lakh People in 23 Villages

Springs, a primary water source for villages in Uttarakhand and the Himalayan sub-continent, are vanishing resulting in loss of income and migration. The disappearance of these precious water sources is due to erratic rainfall, mainly due to climate change. The water shortage is also because of the change in land use patterns owing to rampant development. The […]

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 […]

Bengal Teacher Turns Streets Into Classrooms, After School Shut Since Lockdown

“I would see children just loitering about the village. I wanted to make sure their learning doesn’t stop.” Please find the video on the link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8po0_ASUDY A teacher from the tribal village of Joba Attpara in West Bengal’s West Bardhaman district has turned walls into blackboards and streets into classrooms, in an attempt to […]

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 […]