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Not Free, Not Social Work Then

Not Free, Not Social Work Then


23 Feb 2016

“ Machine Milegi?” “ Nahi. Yahan apko bas sikhaya jayega.” “ Muft main?” “ Nahi. Har mahine 500 rupaye bharne padenge.” “To kya fayada! Government ka…

Field Life: Chilling With Mitanins

Field Life: Chilling With Mitanins


16 Feb 2016

The mitanin program of the Chhattisgarh government was initially focused primarily on health to prevent a major public health crisis (read more here). As the health…

The Invisible Ignorable Ones

The Invisible Ignorable Ones

Shanti aunty is a sweet person, whenever i see her she has a smile on her face and a ever willing spirit to serve. She comes…

The Consequences Of Being POOR

The Consequences Of Being POOR

I was sitting on the steps of Kaushambi Metro Station and talking to friend of mine. As we were chatting away about our life, its problems…

Get Up, Dress Up, And Never Give Up

Get Up, Dress Up, And Never Give Up


12 Feb 2016

Midpoint is long gone. Formal training sessions are done in this fellowship. Now it is time to work upon the deliverables that our organizations expects from…

The Butterfly Chain

The Butterfly Chain


28 Dec 2015

In chaos theory, the butterfly effect is the sensitive dependence on initial conditions in which a small change in one state of a deterministic non-linear system can result in large differences in…

Get Set Go

Get Set Go


28 Dec 2015

[Naujheel, Mathura] Finally, my “Go period” started; here I am on field to implement 4 months of intense planning and visualization of my team in order…

Carpenters, Cobblers, Painters And Other Creatives

Carpenters, Cobblers, Painters And Other Creatives


28 Dec 2015

Since my childhood, I’ve been fascinated by the idea of creating ‘form utility,’ which drew my attention towards some of the experiences I’ve had being part…

A Daughter of The Markewadi Village

A Daughter of The Markewadi Village


27 Dec 2015

After a long frustrating stay in a city, I got chance to go back to village named as Markewadi, which is located around 6-8 Kms away…

Camel Tales

Camel Tales


27 Dec 2015

The camel was dead, apparently it slipped off a narrow muddy path and went sliding down into a large ditch.  As the rains pounded Surajgarh, the…

Inequality’s Curse

Inequality’s Curse


27 Dec 2015

Tooth brushes from a home in India Tooth brushes from a home in Sweden When we went into his house my colleague pointed out, “Your sweater…

Jayesh : A Vigyan Fellow

Jayesh : A Vigyan Fellow


26 Dec 2015

जयेश – अ विज्ञानं फेलो इंडिया फ़ेलोशिप की तरह ही विज्ञानं आश्रम का भी अपना फ़ेलोशिप प्रोग्राम है जिसमे कि कम से कम 8th पास कोई…

Quality Of Inequality

Quality Of Inequality


25 Dec 2015

While traveling on the Mumbai Nasik Highway, we took a pit stop at a relatively famous restaurant. We were a group of some 14 people. The…

The Cockroach And The Sink

The Cockroach And The Sink

“As I looked up through the light that was shining at me from up above, I couldn’t help but laugh at the cruel irony of death…

Wisdom Over Intelligence

Wisdom Over Intelligence

SECMOL Alternative School (SAS) We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. – George Bernard Shaw…