Browsing all posts from May, 2013.

Inspiring Workshop at Sristi

May 26th, 2013 | No Comments

Last Friday, we went down to Sristi, an initiative by Prof. Anil Gupta of IIM Ahmedabad, which aids social change, innovation and research at a grass root level. A lot of the people here come from very prestigious institutes, IITs, IIMs, the likes and spend their time here either interning or working on changing and […]

Screening at the Loving Community

May 15th, 2013 | No Comments

SCREENING AT THE LOVING COMMUNITY On Saturday night, we decided to do a very special screening at the Loving Community. This place has a very interesting history. This small community emerged about 50 years ago as a place where lepers were looked after and supported through their illness. The community grew when lepers from all […]

Workshop at Ram Rahim Nagar

May 14th, 2013 | No Comments

WORKSHOP AT RAM RAHIM TEKKRO Yesterday we went to Ram Rahim Nagar for an elaborate filmmaking workshop of 4 hours with film enthusiasts who would literally translate to volunteers and teachers at the Manav Gulzar centre in the Tekkro. Ram Rahim tekkro is a unique place, it is the only large slum here where Hindus, […]

Workshop at Jyoti Sangh

May 11th, 2013 | No Comments

Yesterday we went for a screening to Jyoti Sangh, not too far from Gandhi Ashram, a wonderful place with a courtyard in the middle , trees everywhere and a four storied building surrounding it. We were told our target audience is about 50 girls between the age of 13-25. They looked ambitious and the type […]

Summer Camp at Manav Sadhna

May 10th, 2013 | No Comments

Yesterday, Santosh, Rahul and I went to Manav Sadhna for a short 2-day summer camp that was being conducted for orphaned children affected by AIDS. We reached at 10 and waited outside, sitting on the cool floor shaded from the sun as we saw a bus arrive. I noticed these happy, absolutely glowing children run […]