The Joy of Living in the Mountains of Colombia

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For those seeking the solitude of nature, the mountains have had an enduring attraction. There is something mystical about the mountains covered in ice and snow and shrouded by clouds that has drawn people through the centuries. The farm we visited, located in the Central Colombian Andes, is in the middle of nowhere. Surrounded by… Read more »

Lighting homes, lighting lives

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Chatargaon, a tribal village amidst the Darbhanga forest of Assam had barely seen light for years. The faint sunlight through thick tall groves was the only source of comfort till the project “Light a home” by the Art of Living enlivened the utterly simple lives of the villagers. With 60 households and a population of… Read more »

Rebuilding the lives through Prison Smart Program

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Both crime and criminal are treated as unpardonable in any society. Solitary confinement of criminals was thought to be an effective way to help offenders become penitent resulting in transformation. Hence, prison system emerged as the formal way of punishment and is being followed in India since Eighteenth Century. To bring about a real transformation… Read more »

Do you know that India had over 1,10,000 varieties of rice in the olden days?

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Have you thought beyond these common varieties of rice – Jeera, SonaMasuri, Basmathi, Steamed and Raw etc. Meet Mr. Mahesh Anand from Chidambaram, an ex-techie, converted into a farmer since 2.5 years. His passion to find and revive the traditional paddy varieties! He works with traditional paddy varieties – Kitchili Samba, Konakkuruvai, Katarniyam and AruvadhanKodai…. Read more »

A dose of Inspiration

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Let us celebrate the journey of these 500 women who have risen like a phoenix from the ashes. The story begins with six women starting to write their futures, and little did they know, they were set on the path to change life of several hundred others. They have given the gift of a self-sustaining… Read more »

Pavitra Project

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  Project Pavitra- Taking Menstrual Education to Rural India   In India, 200 million girls lack awareness of menstrual hygiene and associated healthcare practices. 66% of the Indian girls do not know anything about menstruation before they experience it. Since adolescence is a crucial time for tremendous growth, it is imperative to empower adolescent girls… Read more »

Bringing Light to Education

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Solar electrification for 113 schools in Uttar Pradesh   Rekindling Hope   According to the Annual Status of Education Report 2016, analysis based on data from government schools in 70 districts of Uttar Pradesh, the below were the results: Despite the obvious connection between electricity and educational achievement, however, as one expert laments, in the… Read more »