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Looking At Domestic Violence In The Eye – A Story From The Capital

Looking At Domestic Violence In The Eye – A Story From The Capital


29 Jun 2017

All of a sudden, a girl in red saree entered into my office in Kalkaji, Child Survival India, with 2 kids. I was expecting my office…

Fighting All Odds – Sami Devi’s Story Of Courage

Fighting All Odds – Sami Devi’s Story Of Courage


28 Jun 2017

“She cannot give birth to your baby, so why don’t you re-marry to get a successor.” When these kind of statements come from relatives and neighbors,…

Ladakh, Not As A Tourist

Ladakh, Not As A Tourist


26 Jun 2017

“Why would people commit suicide in a happy place like Ladakh?” I asked a chemist while we were questioning him to get insights for our design…

Ladakh Through A Pair Of New Lens

Ladakh Through A Pair Of New Lens


24 Jun 2017

It was an explosion of tiny little blinking beams scattered across the horizon. It takes your breath away and then dazzles you some more. The night…

A Bitter Truth About Our Education System

A Bitter Truth About Our Education System


22 Jun 2017

Traveling with a purpose brings lots of learning and this time our purpose was to know Ladakh better through the of lens design thinking. I would…

The Hidden Place We Call Ladakh

The Hidden Place We Call Ladakh


19 Jun 2017

It looked like a dream, stayed like an old friend and will be often recalled as the land where most outsiders found bliss, either in nature…

How Will People Know That I Am Not A Witch?

How Will People Know That I Am Not A Witch?


15 Jun 2017

Witch branding is strong practice in the villages. Some people to fill their pockets are intentionally promoting witch practices by fooling innocents. Bhopa is a person who…

Aspiration Mapping Of Girls In Rural Bihar

Aspiration Mapping Of Girls In Rural Bihar


14 Jun 2017

अपने काम के दौरान मैं ग्रामीण बिहार की बहुत सी लड़कियों और उनके माता-पिता से मिलती हूँ, जो मुझे यहाँ लड़कियों की स्थिति समझने में मदद…

खुले में शौंच

खुले में शौंच


13 Jun 2017

open defecation या खुले में शौंच देश की एक बड़ी समस्या है | घर के आस-पास और इंदौर जैसे बड़े शहर में पढाई करने के कारण…

क्यूंकि मैं भी पढ़ना चाहती हूँ, आगे बढ़ना चाहती हूँ |

क्यूंकि मैं भी पढ़ना चाहती हूँ, आगे बढ़ना चाहती हूँ |


19 May 2017

While looking at Sonam, who was wholly immersed in her computer screen, I found myself reflecting on the brief stories I have been hearing from her. For…

#NotBeingDown: A Little Awareness On Heat Cycles

#NotBeingDown: A Little Awareness On Heat Cycles


16 May 2017

I want to cry and shout due to these frequent cramps. I am feeling so uneasy and people keep on asking why are you sounding so…

The Penalty For Choosing Our Schools

The Penalty For Choosing Our Schools


12 May 2017

“Mei kal se private jaa raha hun”, said Kishore to me. “Private?” “Private school bhaiyya!” And he cycled away happily, with one leg going through the…

Naked Feet And A Pack Of Biscuits

Naked Feet And A Pack Of Biscuits


12 May 2017

It is brutally hot. The dupatta covering your face barring the eyes is no relief either, and this is just the start of the season. It’s…

The Story Of Khajuraho

The Story Of Khajuraho


7 May 2017

One of the innermost yearnings for people throughout the ages has been to leave behind a legacy of themselves. While the human body cannot be immortal,…

A New Lens, Jharokha | झरोखा

A New Lens, Jharokha | झरोखा


6 May 2017

It has been 8 months in my project here in Siwan Bihar, and I would like tell everyone about the entire journey, so here it is….

Barter In The Hinterlands Of Gujarat

Barter In The Hinterlands Of Gujarat


5 May 2017

I work with Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), a  legal aid organisation in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Foremost of CSJ’s vision is to create a network of legal…

Ethical Ways To Shoot People In Your NGOs

Ethical Ways To Shoot People In Your NGOs


4 May 2017

It’s been a considerable time working in a social organization. Too short to have seen it all but long enough to have been introduced to different…

A Decade Old Water Crisis & A Group Of Determined Women

A Decade Old Water Crisis & A Group Of Determined Women


3 May 2017

Water, water, everywhere, not a drop to drink – Samuel Taylor Coleridge What do you do when you are thirsty? What do you do when you…

Do You Like Mushrooms?

Do You Like Mushrooms?


20 Apr 2017

Urmila ji packing bags for mushroom production. I work in Chattisgarh, the rice-bowl of India. In the third biggest city of the state: in the tribal…

A Case For The No Detention Policy (NDP)

A Case For The No Detention Policy (NDP)


16 Apr 2017

During my initial field visits of the Induction training of the India Fellow Social Leadership Program, I visited a few schools to learn from the teachers…

A Simple Trick Made A Radio Work With A Crowd Of Millions

A Simple Trick Made A Radio Work With A Crowd Of Millions


13 Apr 2017

Once in a year, Mhaswad gets a pink makeover. The occasion is festival of the local temple which is celebrated by people from and around Satara…

Are You Feeling Empowered?

Are You Feeling Empowered?


9 Apr 2017

E…laan…g, Ela…, Elan + go… Elango!!! That’s my appa’s name! I gamboled in happiness as a 6 year old kid. I was in my 1st grade…

The Mhaswad Municipal Council Elections

The Mhaswad Municipal Council Elections


6 Apr 2017

Voters’ queue at one of the polling booths during the Mhaswad Municipal Council elections. Usually, I’m not very interested in local elections or politics. But, recently…

Nutrition Initiative for Poor TB Patients in Rural Bihar

Nutrition Initiative for Poor TB Patients in Rural Bihar


27 Mar 2017

Tuberculosis.  Commonly known as TB, is an infectious disease which can be fatal for the person infected if left untreated. TB usually affects the lungs but…

The Story Of What Renu Managed To Do With Training And Courage

The Story Of What Renu Managed To Do With Training And Courage


25 Mar 2017

Dyuti Sen, India Fellow 2016 in a Mahila Mandal meeting at Innovators In Health, Bihar Renu Devi was 7 months pregnant and expecting her second child….