• The Joy of Rediscovering the Self through Volunteering
    Friday, January 25th, 2008
    Ever wondered what it takes to leave behind a life full of luxuries, friends and family and spend a considerable amount of time in remote rural regions of the c.......

  • Change the world, one click at a time
    Thursday, January 3rd, 2008
    Social sites using tools of the Internet to call for action and to unite like-minded individualsAll the networks, homemade videos, and blogs on the Web have mad.......

  • For Indian expatriates, charity for home begins here
    Thursday, January 3rd, 2008
    Some foreign-born residents of Boston's suburbs send their hard-earned paychecks home. Others earn a degree, sample American life and move on.The Indian expatri.......

  • Theatre for change
    Thursday, January 3rd, 2008
    An experimental theatre group from the city is striving to take plays beyond the stage and make them the means of social change.Jana Sanskriti — Centre for the .......

  • Why Work?
    Thursday, December 27th, 2007
    How many people do you know who are happy with their jobs? Perhaps you are one who is working just to survive and make ends meet, deriving little satisfaction f.......

  • Laptop women on mission education
    Thursday, December 27th, 2007
    Till recently, Kunti Sheela Besra made cowdung cakes and sold it to keep her kitchen fire going. "I received a pittance and there was no job satisfaction," sh.......

  • Papamma sows seeds of change
    Thursday, December 20th, 2007
    Papamma is the driving force behind the seed conservation movement in D Kurubarahalli village, Karnataka. Slowly but surely she has managed to.......

  • The relevance of Naya Daur
    Tuesday, December 11th, 2007
    B R Chopra's Naya Daur, released in 1957, was a compelling film about the onslaught on people's livelihoods. Now, as SEZs edge out far.......

  • Two worlds collide
    Tuesday, December 11th, 2007
    The Naandi Foundation, based in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, seems similar to the plethora of local non-governmental organisations in India. Naandi, m.......

  • Social development v2.0?
    Friday, November 30th, 2007
    Bill Gates’ address at Harvard’s commencement ceremony this year brought much-needed attention to the idea of ‘creative capitalism’. Talking about the world’s s.......