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Tyag Nu Tiffin

March 17th, 2011 | No Comments

Read this article online At the start of 2011, Raghu gave birth to one of his dreams. When he lived out on the streets, he often felt a strong sense of compassion for those who had absolutely no one to tend after them. Bit by bit, his circumstances changed and now, with a group of […]

Small Bag Project

February 13th, 2011 | 2 Comments

A small act of generosity sometimes changes the entire world of somebody. This happened to Nathi ben, who after her husband died, has been trying to raise three daughters and two son by rag picking, not just on daytime but even night with just few hours of sleep. An anonymous donor sent us Rs 10000 for ‘moved by […]

Love all Serve all Rickshaw on TV

February 10th, 2011 | 1 Comment

Uday bhai also popularly known as Ahmedabad nu Rickshawala is featured in Gujrati television channel. More

Story of Sintu : Comics for Change

February 5th, 2011 | 2 Comments

” So why should we publish this comic strip?” asked editor of a major news paper to two young college students in Ahmedabad. “Because it’s fun, unique and allows everyone to be the change” replied Anushree Poddar and Saurabh Pacheriwala. They have recently started ‘Samajhdar Sintu’, probably India’s first comic strip on environment and social […]

Giving shape to Life

January 17th, 2011 | No Comments

Be, Give, Live: his entire life is summarized in these three words. A world renowned sculptor, Kanti Kaka has been only making statues of people who have dedicated their lives for service and spirituality. He stayed with Gandhi ji and made his sketches when he was a kid. “I am not a kalakar (artist) but […]

A Dog Ashram

January 6th, 2011 | 5 Comments

Meet Govind bhai Patel. A mechanical engineer, who worked for Govt of Gujarat for most part of his life. He once had a beloved dog with the name ‘Johnny’. So dear was Johnny that he purchased shares and property at his name. After his wife and beloved dog died, he found a new meaning to […]

The Beggar Who Gives Alms

July 5th, 2010 | 1 Comment

It was an unusual sight. A man in tattered clothes limping through school gates with a bundle of brand-new clothes to give away. In an age of rapid technology and rising standards of living- a world where we are told to provide for ourselves before thinking of others- Khimjibhai Prajapati sure knows how to let […]

Serving the roots…

July 1st, 2010 | No Comments

As soon as Govardhanram Patel got some stability in life, he teamed with 4-5 buddies; not to organize a Sunday-to-Sunday cricket match but to serve their roots. Navaagam, his native village near Ahmedabad, Gujarat; with a population of a 1000 at that time, had a lot of problems. And he decided to seek for the […]

An evening school, that brings the dawn

June 30th, 2010 | No Comments

At 9pm, when any normal man; tired of the whole day’s work lies down on a couch and switch on to another reality show on TV, Vipul Thaker, a simple man from some corner of Gujarat, hurries down to a small hut in the slum surrounding his housing society. Here, a bunch of Rabari (a […]

The life-guard of other kind

June 30th, 2010 | No Comments

In his daily life, Dinesh Goswami is just another daily wage earner in Junagadh district of Saurashtra in Gujarat. But when a whale shark gets accidentally caught in nets of fishermen on the rough and changing sea off the coast of Saurashtra, he rushes to their rescue every time he is called. Goswami now runs […]

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