• All change: Why the voluntary sector means business
    Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008
    Fundraising has become an increasingly popular career choice, but it requires a special flair to do this job well.Fundraising is anything but fluffy. "The quali.......

  • Youth development- The role of social workers
    Monday, September 15th, 2008
    The importance of the role of social workers in the general development of our society is beyond measure. It is also without any doubt that if we are to improve.......

  • Magsaysay for Amte couple serving tribal people
    Friday, August 1st, 2008
    MANILA: A doctor-couple from India who built a hospital and a school for a remote tribe, and a woman Philippine provincial Governor who dislodged a local politi.......

  • Global India: Alternative to Peace Corp
    Monday, July 21st, 2008
    THE PEACE Corps traces its roots and mission to 1960, when then American president John F Kennedy challenged Americans to serve their country in the cause of pe.......

  • Welfare over wages
    Monday, July 21st, 2008
    Irma graduates Nainwal, Shalabh Sahai and Rahul Barkataky set up iVolunteer—a skill exchange for voluntary work A few years ago, I visited Reach Out, a non-.......

  • Varanasi rearing malnourished children
    Thursday, July 17th, 2008
    Varanasi: Hundreds of children in the district, between 0-6 years, are malnourished and underweight though around 2529 Aanganwadi centres are run under the Inte.......

  • Food crisis is a wake-up call for Asian agriculture: World Bank
    Thursday, July 17th, 2008
    BANGKOK: When world rice prices hit $1,000 per tonne in May, more than doubling over five months, Asian governments were forced to take a serious look at their .......

  • Teach India: Inspiration comes from actions
    Wednesday, July 9th, 2008
    What is volunteerism? First it is crucial to understand what volunteerism is not. When it comes to social development, volunteerism is not about free labour and.......

  • Social sector ranking of India lowest among the BRIC nations: ASSOCHAM
    Monday, June 23rd, 2008
    India needs to keep its pace with other developing countries in its social sector development, to meet the twin objectives of rapid progress and inclusive growt.......

  • Craft for everyday living
    Monday, June 23rd, 2008
    Crafts of India come together with modern design at the Petro IT corporate office in Gurgaon.From the outside, B 3, Sector 32, the Petro IT corporate office, l.......