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How To Identify The New Age Social Worker

How To Identify The New Age Social Worker


30 Oct 2017

It will be convenient to say that gone are those days when the so-called social workers were identified commuting in local buses, wearing khadi kurtas, a…

Quality Education – The Illusion Behind The Promise

Quality Education – The Illusion Behind The Promise


29 Oct 2017

Me (after coming from a government school visit in Samastipur, Bihar), type on Google search- Condition of government schools in India (Google shows 3,91,00,000 results in…

Living With The Gujarati Community

Living With The Gujarati Community


27 Oct 2017

Almost 2 months ago, I joined India Fellow and because of this I now live in Ahmedabad, also known as ‘world’s heritage city’, which is in…

Gudalur – A Pudding With Many Flavors

Gudalur – A Pudding With Many Flavors


19 Oct 2017

After nearly a month I am convinced of one basic yet life saving thing “coconut is good for health”. The more you look at the south…

The Nights Were Dark And Full of Terror – Odisha And Education

The Nights Were Dark And Full of Terror – Odisha And Education


18 Oct 2017

After spending month in Kalahandi, experiencing almost all sorts of adventure, I ask myself, “Could there be anything left to  see?” I have seen death as…

Understanding Disease From A Different Perspective

Understanding Disease From A Different Perspective


14 Oct 2017

When I was told that I will be working in Kalahandi District, I was not surprised initially, as I actually heard of such terms for the…

Mangaon Moving-In Miseries

Mangaon Moving-In Miseries


13 Oct 2017

The first month of the fellowship was always going to be the most important month of my fellowship journey, I knew about that but exactly how…

A Day In the Life Of The Doodh Wale Bhaiya

A Day In the Life Of The Doodh Wale Bhaiya


11 Oct 2017

Bell rings Door opens “Bhabhi Ji, doodh” “Bhaiya, kitni der se aane lage ho. Waqt dekha hai, sab chai ke liye baithe hain” How many of…

Angels Or Demons? A Public Health Story From Manipur

Angels Or Demons? A Public Health Story From Manipur


10 Oct 2017

It was one of my initial days here in Khangabok, a pleasant day I would call it. A good day at the office and I was…

The Freedom To Fail – My Story

The Freedom To Fail – My Story


9 Oct 2017

It’s true when they say that best things in life come in small packages – for me these small things are the learning. Why? Because they…

Women Empowerment – Idealism v/s Realism

Women Empowerment – Idealism v/s Realism


8 Oct 2017

Women empowerment is a universal issue that has nowadays become a significant topic of discussion in everywhere i see in development. Each has a personal opinion…

The Other Side Of Grit And Courage

The Other Side Of Grit And Courage


7 Oct 2017

The first week of my fellowship had pretty much of everything which includes humans and the wild. Right from a welcome by a wild elephant while…

Ganesha Festival Celebration At Mhaswad

Ganesha Festival Celebration At Mhaswad


6 Oct 2017

We often have pre conceived notions about how things should be. Living in the city, when you see celebrations and festivities of different kinds, you assume…

First Day In The Classroom At Sukma

First Day In The Classroom At Sukma


3 Oct 2017

“Every child deserves a champion. An adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they boom the best that they can…

From Darkness Towards Light – Learnings From My Children

From Darkness Towards Light – Learnings From My Children


1 Oct 2017

Before I came to the fellowship, I was working with an international bank in Gurgaon. My shift timings were Eastern Standard Time (New York) 8 30…