Browsing all posts from November, 2008.

Democracy Blog Contest Winner

November 25th, 2008 | 2 Comments

This morning, not unlike other days, i opened my email Account. A pleasant surprise awaited for me in my Inbox. The following words commenced this mail: Dear Akash – Thanks so much for your submission to the ymex.org Democracy Blog Contest. Good news is that your submission has been chosen as one of the winners […]

Pursuit of Goodness ( Story of MAM now published in a book)

November 24th, 2008 | 2 Comments

23rd September 2007 we were invited to share our adventures with IIM Ahmedabad students as part of their social entrepreneurship fair. On that day I witnessed the quote by Aristotle which said: “Where your talent and the needs of the world cross, there lies your vocation”. For the first time I saw extremely talented students […]

The camera saved their lives (Article featured in DNA)

November 24th, 2008 | No Comments

For these young women, a life behind a camera changed their view on the world in front of it There was a life before they went behind the camera. And now there’s quite a life after it. Neha, Jyotsna, Sree, Trisha, Nita, Rima, Ayesha and Shabnam, have felt that change. Some of these girls are […]

Chain Reaction Effect

November 23rd, 2008 | 3 Comments

One of our mentors, Dr. Nachiket Mor sends us an email one day with a short note “ you should participate in this”, I glanced through and saw it was a young screen entrepreneur competition held by British council. They were inviting youth participants, who were making significant impact in the Indian film industry and […]

colours

November 8th, 2008 | No Comments

RangDe.Org Film from rahulchittella on Vimeo. So they say that you can help the poor by giving charity! And some replied back to them by asking a simple question – “Really?” We got an invitation from Smita to make a film for RangDe.Org earlier last month. When Madhu forwarded me the email, which he is […]

A Fag End by Fag Friend

November 1st, 2008 | 1 Comment

The word that’s on everyone’s lips is “fag”. The word on the lips is fine, but fag on the lips is unkind, says our beloved minister. It takes a man with real guts and gumption to stand against the puff lobby and fight for the rights of non smokers. In all organizations, I should admit […]