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He gave Up a Plush Corporate Job for the ones in second-innings of Life #WATWB

September 26, 2017

I always believed that the ones who are living in Old-age Homes and are in second innings of Life, must be ill-treated or forced by their Kids to live a pathetic Life there. And then I started looking at the other sides of the coin too. While there are many who are really forced to live in these old-age homes but there are few who choose to live separately in peace. They want to enjoy their second innings of Life,…

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Greensole – From Landfills to needy feet

July 31, 2017

Two College students were struck by the idea of refurbishing old thrown away sports shoes to make Slippers available for the needy ones. They had no technical knowledge but only an idea based on the fact that “Globally 350 million shoes end up in landfills every year”. So together they set to work educating themselves. The soles were used to make the base of the slippers, the uppers gave way to make the sandal straps and lastly the laces were…

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A heartfelt poem by a daughter

June 3, 2017
poem from a daughter to a father

This is a short heartfelt poem from a daughter to a father, who has tasted the consequences of silence in their relationship. Suna hai maine Betiyan Papa ki dulari hoti hain Par mehsoos nahi kiya kabhi maine Suna hai maine Betiyon se na naraz hote hain Papa Par khamoshi ko saha hai maine Suna hai maine Door jane ke bad aur pyari lagti hain betiyan Par paraya karte dekha hai maine सुना है बेटियाँ पापा की दुलारी होती हैं पर…

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The only way to empower women is to provide them financial freedom

May 30, 2017
way to empower women

He realized the only way to empower women was to provide them financial freedom and stability. This made Dr. Prabhakar started the Society for Rural Improvement (SRI), a non profit organization, to provide socio-economic support to poor rural women. Dr. Prabhakar was well settled and leading a successful life as an English professor in the US. But when he returned to Palakkad, he saw the poor living condition in villages and the lack of livelihood options. “We identify those people…

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27 year old bringing livelihood opportunities to her town

May 2, 2017

Many Villages in India are turning into Ghost Villages with most of the people settling down in Cities for work opportunities. But there are few who are working towards bringing growth opportunities to the Villages to retain the people. One of them is 27 year old, Divya Rawat from Uttrakhand. She came from Uttarakhand to Delhi to pursue her undergraduate and Master’s degrees in social work. After that, she found a job in a leading NGO, where she worked on…

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CHOICE OF WORDS #QuotedStories

March 15, 2017

CHOICE OF WORDS is something I failed to pick up from my Mother.     I adore my Love for my Family, I adore my faithfulness for my Friends, I adore myself for being  a good listener, I adore myself for being a continuous learner but above all, I hate myself for not being a person who carefully chooses the words. I hate myself for hurting those who love me most and the fact is I hurt the only ones…

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January 24, 2017

We all have an unfulfilled dream. We can dream for things and then turn them into a reality. That’s the power God has given us. But sometimes, dreams are left midway and does not come to fruition. The reason can be any but the desire to make the dream come true should never die. Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Yes, my dream has a future. When I close…

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That day, A Story came out

January 11, 2017
had story

That day ” A story was out” – 16:11:2016 I heard about NaNoWriMo for the first time last year and checked out what it was all about. For those who do not know: National Novel Writing Month is an annual event in which people are encouraged to write a novel with at least 50,000 words over the 30 days of November. I did not stand anywhere to join. I was a novice in writing and still I cannot call myself…

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Things I wish I knew- Now when I am entering 30s

January 5, 2017
i wish i knew

Now that I have completed 29 years of journey and celebrated it in style, I am still standing at the first turn on the road named “Mid-life”. Much has been said and told by the ones who reached their 30s. What new I can add here? I think nothing much but my own experiences.   We all reach this milestone committing some serious mistakes, saying some ugly words, telling some lies and taking some wrong decisions.   But what matters…

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Once in my bucket list: My first marathon

November 29, 2016
first marathon

There’s nothing in the world like running your first marathon. Yesterday, I ran the Adidas Uprising Marathon which was once in my Bucket list. It was marathon for fun rather than competitive and It took me 40 minutes to ran approx. 3 miles (5 kms). My decision to run the marathon was my dream to challenge myself. It was about proving to myself that I could do it. However, along the way, I noticed numerous other things. If you can dream,…

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