Vol 11 Issue 13, Mar 27, 2020 - Apr 02, 2020.


  • Begged to differ

    Begged to differ

    Turning a man seeking alms into a candy seller is something only school students who begged to differ on prevalent myths about begging can achieve. P C Vinoj Kumar has the paraplegic’s story
      Posted    24-Aug-2015    Vol 6 Issue 34
  • The transformer

    The transformer

    Irrigation wells, schools, a weavers’ cooperative and many such schemes have transformed villages in Maharashtra’s Sangli and Kolhapur districts. But Arun Chavan, the man behind it all, is not known outside the area, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    10-Aug-2015    Vol 6 Issue 32
  • Keeping them in

    Keeping them in

    The new sarpanch of Sarakana in Odisha has ensured that there is no migration out of her village by people in search of work. Rakhi Ghosh tells us the success story of sarpanch Soudamani Das
      Posted    27-Jul-2015    Vol 6 Issue 30
  • People’s bridge

    People’s bridge

    The new 225 feet long bridge across river Ghaggar, linking the villages of Panihari and Alikan in Haryana, is a model project. Costing Rs 1.5 crore, the bridge is an example of a people’s initiative, funded by the public, says Partho Burman
      Posted    18-Jul-2015    Vol 6 Issue 29
  • Poverty’s child

    Poverty’s child

    Once a domestic help, it is just natural that Anuradha Bhosale dedicated her life to protect children from exploitation. Kavita Kanan Chandra tells us how she charted her path out of poverty through education and work among child labourers
      Posted    04-Jul-2015    Vol 6 Issue 27
  •  A grandpa’s story

    A grandpa’s story

    At 97, Sudhanshu Biswas is a busy man. Taking care of 50 boys and 6 senior citizens, meticulously monitoring if they are served food on time and so on, at his home near Kolkata, he keeps visitors waiting. G Singh found the waiting worthwhile
      Posted    29-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 26
  • Changing lives

    Changing lives

    Having an alcoholic dad and a husband was enough motivation for Bhanu to help persons having alcohol and drug dependence problems to turn a new leaf. P C Vinoj Kumar reports on her CONCERN
      Posted    29-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 26
  • Caring by habit

    Caring by habit

    A Chennai woman’s simple gesture of donating the money she gets from selling old newspapers, collected from homes, to two orphanages is an inheritance from her parents, who always took care of poor youth at their home, says P C Vinoj Kumar
      Posted    22-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 25
  • Dreamers’ dream

    Dreamers’ dream

    What R Saravanan could not do to his sister in 2005, he does for others. P C Vinoj Kumar met the founder of Dhanalakshmi Raja Educational and Charitable Trust that sends poor kids to college
      Posted    15-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 24
  • Life coach

    Life coach

    A daily wage labourer’s daughter, who could not attend college, is now a life coach, motivator and mentor for children. P C Vinoj Kumar meets Logammal Arumugam, who is also behind the vibrant Children’s Parliament in many Tamil Nadu villages
      Posted    08-Jun-2015    Vol 6 Issue 23
  • Ideal leader

    Ideal leader

    You may not find a politician like K Viswanthan anywhere. In a decade he and his wife served as panchayat president, Kattuputhur in Tamil Nadu solved its water woe, turned green, plastic-free, tobacco-free and much more, says P C Vinoj Kumar
      Posted    23-May-2015    Vol 6 Issue 21
  • Ideal home

    Ideal home

    Naatrangal has been a godsend to over a hundred destitute children. P C Vinoj Kumar visits the home run by Sharadha Devi in Kanchipuram to find the love and care provided there to be exemplary
      Posted    11-May-2015    Vol 6 Issue 19
  • Glorious service

    Glorious service

    Seeing a man from US dying of AIDS at a time when nothing much was known of the syndrome, changed Glory Alexander’s outlook. It made the doctor start Asha Foundation many years later to serve HIV positive people, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    04-May-2015    Vol 6 Issue 18
  • Forest maker

    Forest maker

    Touched by the death of hundreds of snakes in a flood, a school boy started planting trees. Now, 36 years later, we have a forest in that island on the Brahmaputra. Partho Burman tells us Jadav Payeng’s story of determination and dedication
      Posted    27-Apr-2015    Vol 6 Issue 17
  • The flying angel

    The flying angel

    Straddling a job in the skies and a mission on the ground, Captain Indraani Singh demonstrates how one person can be the change through spreading education, empowerment and employment among those who need it the most. Partho Burman reports 
      Posted    06-Apr-2015    Vol 6 Issue 14
  • Giving back

    Giving back

    \r\n A group of first generation graduates are mentoring rural school students, who are also first generation learners in Tamil Nadu, by imparting life skills and building their confidence, through an NGO, Vazhai. P C Vinoj Kumar meets the mentors  \r\n
      Posted    23-Mar-2015    Vol 6 Issue 12
  • Mission Sanitation

    Mission Sanitation

    On a mission to build toilets in the slums and lower income neighbourhoods of Kanpur, Kalavati Devi is working to create a clean environment. She is one of those uncelebrated brand ambassadors of India’s sanitation movement, says Alka Pande
      Posted    02-Mar-2015    Vol 6 Issue 9
  • Educator extraordinaire

    Educator extraordinaire

    When Rajesh Kumar Sharma went to see how Metro Rail work was progressing near the Yamuna station, he realized that poor children had no school to attend. So he set up ‘Under the Bridge School’. Partho Burman meets the educator extraordinaire
      Posted    23-Feb-2015    Vol 6 Issue 8
  • Rich at heart

    Rich at heart

    A daily wage labourer in Rajasthan has donated land worth a crore for building a hospital, madarasa and masjid, proving that charity need not be the rich man’s prerogative, says Anil Sharma
      Posted    31-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 5
  • Unsung saviours

    Unsung saviours

    During the Uttarakhand flood of 2013, some women of Sumari Bhardhar risked their lives and saved equipment, furniture and documents of a school. But none appreciated them, says Chetna Verma
      Posted    31-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 5
  • Saving girls

    Saving girls

    Her first attempt to save a 12-year-old girl from the clutches of an abusive father failed. But that propelled Renu Singh to turn a crusader for gender justice and rescue about 3,800 girls and women in over three decades, says Partho Burman
      Posted    24-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 4
  • Kind hospital

    Kind hospital

    Medicare hospital in Pune offers free treatment for women who are targets of dowry torture and acid attacks as the founder-owner was moved by the plight of one such victim, says Quaid Najmi
      Posted    03-Jan-2015    Vol 6 Issue 1
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