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Working towards creating an empathetic, supportive and integrated society

From Left to Right: Seerat Kaur (standing); Rajshree Faria and Maitreyi Nigwekar (founder) By: Varda Sharma As a child, Maitreyi Nigwekar (M. A. in Counselling Psychology and MSc in Psychological...

Khula Aasman-where sky is the limit

Art for social change is a relatively unexplored idea that has huge potential for nurturing mental health, well being and to release stress and pent-up feelings. Khula Aasman, a non-profit...

Felicitating women achievers from different walks of life through ‘WOW Starlite Women’s Excellence Award’

Mumbai: StreeNews joins hands with BE Publications and Shubh Astha Foundation in felicitating women achievers from different walks through ‘WOW Starlite Women’s Excellence Award’of...

Help fulfill someone’s dream of getting bridal lehenga by donating chunris

By: Meena R Prashant “I do not think about life, my struggle is to get one square meal a day. I have no idea how I will fund my daughter’s wedding as I do not have a steady source of income. This...

‘La Gravitea’- A tea lounge with a difference

By: Varda Sharma At first glance ‘La Gravitea’ (a tea museum) at Jamshedpur, Jharkhand may look like any other tea lounge with comfortable seating arrangements, cozy atmosphere, aroma of...

From a child labourer to rescuing the likes – Anuradha’s journey of inspiration

For Anuradha Bhosle, Vice President of Avani, an NGO in Kolhapur (Maharashtra), childhood was certainly not a pleasant memory. Eleventh of the 12 children, Anuradha had to work as domestic help in...

Helping women become self reliant and confident

By: Varda Sharma Sheela Ramprakash (29) was born in an underprivileged family. Her father, who worked as a construction worker, was diagnosed with last stage of Tuberculosis when Sheela was in ninth...

Relieving pain through animal pain management modules

By: Varda Sharma One of the very few veterinary professionals in Mumbai practicing pain management in animals using alternative/integrated treatments such as acupuncture, Transcutaneous Electric...

Swadeshi Pitara- Treasure house of indigenous products

By: Varda Sharma Hailing from a business family in Ramgard Shekhwati, Rajasthan, it was natural for Sweta Sharma to think of foraying into business right from childhood. Even while pursuing B.E in...

‘India’s Daughters’ spreads social awareness through Music

By: Varda Sharma When the two extremely talented musicians come together, what we get is pure magic which they weave with their passion, dexterity and style into their songs and music. Merlin...