Vol 9 Issue 22, May 25, 2018 - May 31, 2018.


  • 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      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      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      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      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      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      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      Vol 6 Issue 21
  • Care for birds

    Care for birds

    A computer engineer by calling, Arundhati Malhar Yatish Mhatre’s heart goes out to birds. Her passion is on display at her seventh floor flat in Mumbai, where winged visitors fly in for breakfast, lunch, dinner and rest, says Afsana Rashid
      Posted      Vol 6 Issue 19
  • 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      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      Vol 6 Issue 18
  • 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      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      Vol 6 Issue 12
  • 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      Vol 6 Issue 8
  • 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      Vol 6 Issue 4
  • Missing Nobel

    Missing Nobel

    Winner of many awards for his social work in Mumbai slums, Jockin Arputham missed the Nobel Peace in 2014. But for people whose life he changed through his dedication, he is indeed an ‘arputham’ (miracle, in Tamil), says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted      Vol 6 Issue 1
  • Saviour on street

    Saviour on street

    Whatever job he was in, S M Venkatesh saved abandoned people from the streets. Now, his Agal Foundation works with Helpage India, responding to distress calls, quickly and efficiently, as P C Vinoj Kumar found through a snap sting operation
      Posted      Vol 5 Issue 50
  • Saving children

    Saving children

    Starting with a night shelter for children of sex workers, Prerana has come a long way providing support to women stuck in Mumbai’s red light district. Kavita Kanan Chandra retraces Priti Patkar’s 28-year journey that has saved many a child
      Posted      Vol 5 Issue 49
  • Height of concern

    Height of concern

    From a school teacher in Gurgaon to a benefactor supporting 38,000 students in Ladakh, Sujata Sahu has trekked great heights. Partho Burman tells us about her 17,000ft Foundation that engages volunteer-tourists to help students in the hills
      Posted      Vol 5 Issue 45
  • Martyr’s wife

    Martyr’s wife

    After losing her husband in an armed conflict in Kashmir, Subhashini Vasanth embarked on a mission to help war widows. A journey with twists and turns has now enabled her to make a difference in the lives of many women, says Tisha Srivastav
      Posted      Vol 5 Issue 44
  • Saving saviours

    Saving saviours

    Doctors in Kashmir went about their job, saving lives when floods wreaked havoc, surviving on IV fluids till they were rescued from marooned hospitals. Shazia Yousuf has the story of courage
      Posted      Vol 5 Issue 42
  • Sherwood style

    Sherwood style

    They call themselves Robin Hood Army. But they are law abiding youth, gathering food from restaurants, leftovers or otherwise, and serving them to the needy in many cities, says Shilpa Raina
      Posted      Vol 5 Issue 42
  • Teacher Amma

    Teacher Amma

    A school teacher, who believes she is a mother to her students, G Sripriya, affectionately called by her students as ‘Priya Amma’ runs 29 tuition centres for underprivileged children through her team of volunteers, says P C Vinoj Kumar
      Posted      Vol 5 Issue 40
  • Friday, May 25, 2018