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


  • Ghana's Mama

    Ghana's Mama

    By honouring and taking care of 80-year-old Indian doctor, Uma Sen, the people of Ghana will be paying back a bit of what she gave them in the past 45 years of toil. Francis Kokutse reports
      Posted    04-Jan-2014    Vol 5 Issue 1
  • Faceless wonder

    Faceless wonder

    He helps students from poor families to pursue their higher studies and trains many for competitive exams, but shies away from publicity. He wouldn’t even want his photo to be published. P C Vinoj Kumar meets the founder of Mugavari, K Ramesh
      Posted    04-Jan-2014    Vol 5 Issue 1
  • Let them laugh

    Let them laugh

    If you hear the laughter of a disabled child, think of Kilikili, which literally means child's warbling laughter. Founded by Kavitha Krishnamoorthy, the NGO strove for making parks disabled-friendly. Souzeina Mushtaq tells us how it started
      Posted    20-Dec-2013    Vol 4 Issue 51
  • Face of hope

    Face of hope

    Her face on wall posters has inspired HIV positive people in Odisha not to give up hope. Rakhi Ghosh tracks the life and times of Prabhasini Pradhan, who founded a network for those with HIV
      Posted    13-Dec-2013    Vol 4 Issue 50
  • War ladies

    War ladies

    Some feisty women leaders of SHGs in Uttar Pradesh are leading movements that fight against alcoholism and other social evils. Mehru Jaffer meets one such leader, Meera Chaudhury of Janakpur
      Posted    06-Dec-2013    Vol 4 Issue 49
  • People's award

    People's award

    What pleases Sanchaita Gajapati Raju on her winning the Google Global Impact Challenge award is that she polled maximum votes, an indicator of people's understanding of the importance of clean water and sanitation, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    29-Nov-2013    Vol 4 Issue 48
  • Drop in dropout

    Drop in dropout

    Knowing education's role in socio-economic mobility from his family history, Aditya Natraj trained school heads and ensured that the overall quality of rural education improved. It also brought down the dropout rate, says Souzeina Musthtaq
      Posted    22-Nov-2013    Vol 4 Issue 47
  • Cracking on crackers

    Cracking on crackers

    This Diwali passed off without much noise in Mumbai, thanks to the noise raised by Sumaira Abdulali, founder of Awaaz, who has even taken on the sand mafia. She continues her fight despite facing physical attacks, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    16-Nov-2013    Vol 4 Issue 46
  • Teacher-activist


    Going beyond textbooks, Karpagam Ramalingam inculcates a sense of love for the environment among her students. Though she is sad that some trees planted by her students have been chopped, the 46-year-old soldiers on, says P C Vinoj Kumar
      Posted    08-Nov-2013    Vol 4 Issue 45
  • Right fighter

    Right fighter

    For 22-year-old, wheel chair-bound, Rekha Kumari, her own life experiences were a source of inspiration to take the fight for rights of disabled children straight to the UN, says Saadia Azim
      Posted    01-Nov-2013    Vol 4 Issue 44
  • Schooling girls

    Schooling girls

    In her mission to educate girls, Safeena Husain faces challenges as the government machinery seldom works and parents too are chary of sending girls to school, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    25-Oct-2013    Vol 4 Issue 43
  • What a woman

    What a woman

    The fight of Jazeera V, who has taken on illegal sand mining in Kerala, is a saga of courage, determination and dedication. Taking the protest to Delhi, she told Souzeina Mushtaq that she could not bear the sight of her own beach shrinking
      Posted    18-Oct-2013    Vol 4 Issue 42
  • Victim to healer

    Victim to healer

    Suzette Jordan has come a long way: From a blurred image on television screens to an activist, from a victim to a healer of wounded hearts. Kamalika Sengupta meets Kolkata’s brave heart, who was once called just as ‘Park Street rape victim’
      Posted    12-Oct-2013    Vol 4 Issue 41
  • Metering the auto

    Metering the auto

    When Chennai’s auto-rickshaw drivers cocked a snook at the law for years and fleeced commuters, people waited for a messiah to come and do something that will bring back the meter. P C Vinoj Kumar meets the man who launched that campaign
      Posted    04-Oct-2013    Vol 4 Issue 40
  • Yeah, Yamuna

    Yeah, Yamuna

    Vimlendu Jha is a social activist with a difference. From Narmada to Chamoli to Yamuna, he has been everywhere, fighting. He now fights to clean up the Yamuna even as he runs a store in Hauz Khas selling up-cycled products, says Akash Bisht
      Posted    06-Sep-2013    Vol 4 Issue 36
  • Beyond maths

    Beyond maths

    A mathematics wizard in Patna sends children of vegetable vendors, rickshaw pullers and daily wage earners to IITs through Super 30, a free coaching programme. Kavita Kanan Chandra says that nearly 300 students have cleared JEE in 10 years
      Posted    30-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 35
  • Rural feminists

    Rural feminists

    Rural women in public life are bringing about a change in Haryana, not just in their domain of politics or governance but in general society by liberating other women. Bula Devi checks out
      Posted    16-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 33
  • Modern village

    Modern village

    Chucking an engineering career in US, Senthil Kumar Gopalan comes to India, landing in a Tamil Nadu village, where he re-engineers the life of rural poor. P C Vinoj Kumar finds the holistic development engendered by his NGO, Payir, amazing
      Posted    16-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 33
  •  He is different

    He is different

    Balasaheb Darade is a politician of another hue. The 29-year-old could have pursued the American dream, easily. But he chose to work in his Vidarbha region of Maharashtra to bring the change that people want. Kavita Kanan Chandra spoke to him
      Posted    02-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 31
  • Planned step

    Planned step

    Max Chandra is on a mission, walking 12,000 km to raise funds for his charity, One Step at a Time. However, his weird sartorial style is aimed at drawing public attention, says Shilpa Raina
      Posted    26-Jul-2013    Vol 4 Issue 30
  • Top service

    Top service

    A team of 7000 volunteers, mostly from the IT sector, are working among poor children, empowering them, building their self-confidence and teaching them basic literacy skills. P C Vinoj Kumar meets Kartheeban C, the architect of the movement
      Posted    19-Jul-2013    Vol 4 Issue 29
  • A cool choice

    A cool choice

    Rayna Srivastava, a 16-year-old high school student from Texas, USA, spent her summer vacation teaching English at a girls’ home in Mumbai, even skipping a trip to Brazil, says Krishnaraj Rao
      Posted    13-Jul-2013    Vol 4 Issue 28
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