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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 […]

Our little colleagues!

March 28th, 2013 | 3 Comments

Last week we had two bright young fifth graders from the Riverside School interning with us. The main objective of the internship was for them to brush up their photography skills, to learn how to operate within a professional environment and gain some grassroots experience by visiting the communities MAM works with. Aryan and Samveg’s […]

A fresh perspective

January 29th, 2013 | 1 Comment

I have recently joined the enthusiastic team of MAM movies, Ahmadabad as an intern for two months, for Yes I am the Change film project. My main role is to identify local groups here that work on social causes, and help them share inspiring stories from within the community, through films. And since I love […]

We are the Gift we are seeking

July 9th, 2012 | No Comments

We are the Gift we are seeking – Madhusudan Agrawal – Presentation given in Gift Symposium, Tokyo, Japan Namaste: In India when we meet we say Namaste, which means “I honor the place in you wherethe entire Universe resides. I honor the place in you of love, of light, of truth, of peace. I honorthe […]

Being Moved By Madurai

April 12th, 2012 | No Comments

Last week week, sixteen of us participated in a special gathering in Madurai over the weekend. Some of the Moved By Love Ahmedabad gang and changemakers and artists from around India joined our friends at Aravind Eye Hospital for the “Moved By Madurai” retreat. A brief recap of the memorable 3-days is here. Prachi shares […]

Pilgrim

April 7th, 2012 | 1 Comment

Why do we travel ?, I thought. Some do for work and some do for joy but there is another small group who travel because they are meant to travel. When there is a calling you go. You listen to your restless heart and you go. This year has been truly a year of journey […]

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