Khwaab-Inspire The Dreams

by dushyant on Nov 03, 2008      Category: Education Tags:
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Making A Difference Where It Counts...

by jinxxedout on Nov 02, 2008      Category: Education Tags: india education kids underprivileged
The Story When a few college kids visited the YMCA Boys Home three years ago, nobody had any dreams to change the world, or to make it a better place. They went, just to spend some time with the orphanage inmates and have a good time. Before they left, they asked the kids what they wanted next time there was a visit, and the kids surprised everyone by saying they wanted books. Now, kids that age could have asked for an umpteen other things that would have had nothing to do with the world of words. But here was an underprivileged crowd, who realized that the only way out of their predicament wa
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Save Bangalore

by mynk on Nov 01, 2008      Category: Environment Tags: trees metro road widening urban planning
Road widening is the least intelligent solution to our traffic problem. BBMP is pushing ahead with this mega project in total violation of the law. It is internationally acknowledged that widening roads: Makes more people drive Increase traffic congestion Increases pollution Increases risk to public safety  Road widening costs approximately Rs. 10 crores/km. i.e. Rs. 4,000 crores in total! Your tax money is spent on a project that has no guarantee of success. There is a plan to widen 140 roads totaling 400 km. This is how it is going to affect us : 1. Destruction of thousands of homes a
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Financial Literacy and Microfinance - New Research « ThinkChange India

by Santhosh on Nov 01, 2008      Category: Economics & Business Tags: microfinance thinkchange india savings fai
Article highlights the new cutting-edge research in understanding the role of financial literacy in microfinance. 
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Ready to use your skills in Rural India????????

by prarthana on Oct 31, 2008      Category: * Needs & Opportunities * Tags:
iVolunteer India Fellow is an exclusive volunteering programme enabling Indians to share their skills in rural development organisations for mutual benefit. The Fellows experience first hand the development challenges faced as well as challenging their own personal boundaries, to make a positive impact towards nation building. At iVolunteer we believe that volunteering is a principal way to address India's social development needs. iVolunteer provides a range of programmes, in India and abroad, which enable volunteers to share their time, skills, and passion to make the largest positive impact
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S3IDF enables street vendors to have reliable lighting

    Despite power cuts, the Hassan marketplace is always brightly lit, thanks to Murugesh’s business and S3IDF’s commitment       As the sun sets, the street-side makeshift shops, stalls and pushcarts in South India’s small town of Hassan turn into a bustling marketplace illuminated by bright white lights. On approach the presence of Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) is immediately noticeable despite the power shut down that is a frequent feature in the area. Any enquiries of the hawkers elicits the invariable response of “Mr. Murugesh&rsq
8 users have voted.