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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 […]

I need to tell their stories…

June 1st, 2011 | No Comments

Story of Jyotsana Parmar (who has also started several small projects like Akshay Patra), shared by Shradha Narayanan. I looked on as she imported files to work on and set to edit on Premier Pro with the expertise of a master. ‘I simply love documentary filmmaking! It’s just so interesting no!’ she told me as […]

A Home far from Home

November 30th, 2010 | No Comments

First day in an orphanage through the eyes of a 5 year old, beautifully depicted by Alien Arts Team, who made this film as part of ‘I am the change film Project’. Unlike your regular orphanage or children’s home ‘Bal Gokulam’ is equipped with all the modern infrastructure and comfort to give the children a normal […]

No Email only Dil mail :)

November 24th, 2010 | No Comments

If somebody asks me what Chandni does not do, it’ll be a bit difficult to answer! But, if somebody asks me what she does, it might be even more difficult! To start with the introduction to this dialogue, Chandni is a spammer when it comes to emails, but in a way where the emails spams […]

A Gift of Life

November 22nd, 2010 | 3 Comments

When Deepak Bhai Patel was on his death bed and was advised urgent heart transplant to be saved, he found it extremely difficult to find an organ donor in India on time. He thus flew to South Africa and got his treatment done. After the successful operation, seemed like he really got a heart transformation. He thought […]

Utthan – uplifting your spirits :)

November 18th, 2010 | 1 Comment

We first met Bhavna Didi when we came to Ahmedabad. She is someone you will like instantly. Like an elder sister she is filled with love and compassion. However what was more remarkable was that she has been working with special children throughout her life. So absorbed and fulfilling her life was that she didn’t even wanted […]

Ekatva Retreat

August 25th, 2010 | No Comments

We are still feeling the love from Circle of Ekatva gathering in Sughad (Gujarat), from June 27-29. About 45 grassroot leaders from across India (some from US and Japan too!) came together to learn about each others work, share heartfelt stories and lessons, and connect as family. Our hope was to facilitate new synergies amongst […]

Transition of MAM to Ahmedabad

June 22nd, 2009 | No Comments

“When there’s a calling you go”… said the master. “you will be little afraid, little scared and uncertain about how and where life will take you, but deep down you know, you were born to do this, to attempt something bigger than yourself. Path is just unfolding…towards the light you should go” Today on the […]

MAM Newsletter May 2009

June 6th, 2009 | No Comments

MAM Movies – Media for Social Change 1. Join ‘Metta Media’: A community of compassionate filmmakers / Artists Metta Media is an experiment in creating a gift economy based community where films and arts are made with the spirit of service. We believe, a story told selflessly, transforms everyone who comes accross it. To participate […]

Sarvodaya in Stanford

June 5th, 2009 | No Comments

In our recent visit to California, we had the opportunity to meet some wonderful people and among them were friends in Stanford. Taking out time from their Phd’s and rigorous class schedules, few students have formed an actively engaging group ‘Sarvodaya’. Somik very beautifully describes it as “Sarvodaya 1.0 used to have regular meetings and […]

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