With a few more Udavum Karangals, the world would probably be an ideal place! Shoma A. Chatterji chronicles the story of the Chennai-based NGO that has helped thousands among the destitute and underprivileged find a new life of dignity and purpose.
Entrepreneur and social activist Pradeep Lokhande’s project of setting up a library every day across rural schools in Maharashtra is helping many poor students see the light of a new day. Ramesh Menon reports on this unique initiative.
Akanksha began as an idea to give slum children time and space to simply be kids,
to laugh and play. It has evolved into a unique learning environment that not only provides
opportunities for them to gain employment but also in the process teaches tolerance and a
broader view of