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Category Archive: Autism, Education, Fitness, Kids, Physical Excercises, Youth

Helping differently abled children overcome challenges

By: Varda Sharma In 1994, Jaya and Naresh Alreja found that their 4 year old son was facing a number of developmental challenges. Through their search for medical and habilitation facilities, they...

Spreading happiness all around

By: Meena R Prashant Rupam Patel (30) moved to the United States of America when she was in 9th grade. In the US, says Rupam, it is mandatory to do community hours (volunteer work) when the student...

Fostering inclusive education at the pre-primary level

By: Meena R. Prashant There is a gleeful smile as little Ajay (name changed) sees his teacher coming to the class. With arms wide open, he hugs her tightly as his eyes wander towards the colourful...

Promoting sports and its career opportunities

By: Varda Sharma Tanaz Mohammed (25) was introduced to sports at the age of 7 by her parents. She started with athletics and by the time she was 8, she was in the school’s hockey team and...

Sensitising people on social issues through street plays

By: Varda Sharma Tejaswini Patwardhan, a film director by qualification and script writer and teacher by profession was perturbed by the number of social issues that plagued her vicinity –...

A whiff of fresh air for healthy living

By: Varda Sharma While running the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in 2011, Kripa Sagar then aged 45, learnt that the reason why she, and all smokers, got addicted to cigarettes was the “feel good”...

Ummeed-Kindling hope

Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy By: Varda Sharma 50 million children in India live with or are at risk of developmental disabilities while one in six families has a child with developmental...

Bringing positive differences in lives

By: Meena R Prashant In the initial days of her career itself, Dr. Mehak Sharma (Bachelor in Occupational therapy and internship from Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, Delhi) understood what actually...

Donate your books to help the needy

Mrunal Jitendra Bajaj (17), a Commerce student of Saraswati Secondary High School, Thane is like any other child of her age group- chirpy, carefree and playful. However, what sets her apart is her...

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...