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Why this inspirational rap anthem about Dharavi's fight against COVID-19 is what you need to listen to now!

Featuring masked rappers, the powerful track talks about how Dharavi – Asia’s largest slum made history by flattening the COVID-19 curve while urging the country to unite and face the pandemic

Published on 10th August 2020
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Crash site will always haunt me: How SFI student unionist Saneesh saved an air crash victim of Kozhikode air crash

Saneesh is a member of the SFI's student battalion. Along with his brother, he rushed an unnamed man to a nearby hospital, soon after the crash

Published on 8th August 2020
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Be the Marpu: How this Hyderabad youth's NGO served 16,000 meals during the COVID lockdown

Marpu Foundation is a Hyderabad-based organisation that believes in the transformational power of the youth and engages them to change the world. We find out about the various activities they do

Published on 8th August 2020
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Classes in Chottu doses: How this NGO is getting at-risk children the classes they need during lockdown

Chottu Ki Education engages beggars, school dropouts and child labourers in one-year-long bridge courses that help them gain entry into mainstream education. We find out they go about doing this

Published on 8th August 2020
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Dear kids in the Class of 2020, you are the bravest. Love, a worried mom

This account of the fear, worry and absolute disbelief that the mother of a 17-year-old had as her daughter went out into a pandemic-ridden world and wrote the KEAM exam

Published on 6th August 2020
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The H2O story: How this Kerala NGO has been helping special kids make sense of the pandemic - and keep learning

The Helping Hands Organisation has been working for the past 8 years to rethink the education of autistic children and help them learn daily living skills

Published on 6th August 2020
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Run by a Mumbai couple, why sustainable lifestyle platform Ethico could bring the wake up call we need 

Ethico was set up by a husband and wife duo who decided to share their own journey towards environmental consciousness and that of countless others

Published on 6th August 2020
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In Priyanka's sights: This visually impaired teacher is determined to clear CET after acing NET, KSET

Priyanka Patoli is a 25-year-old visually-impaired woman who has cleared several competitive exams to become an assistant professor. She speaks about the challenges in accessing the study materials 

Published on 6th August 2020
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Meet the young conservationist who is campaigning to conserve Karnataka's grasslands

Why must we conserve grasslands in India from being lost? Shruti Suresh, a wildlife conservationist and research fellow, tells us about the need to expand our textbooks to focus on the environment

Published on 3rd August 2020
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Meet the Kerala policeman who treks for hours to teach tribal kids in an isolated hamlet twice a week, during lockdown

Kalloopara now has a temporary school where online classes are held, thanks to the Vithura Sub Inspector K S Sudheesh. This is the heartwarming story of how it came to be

Published on 3rd August 2020
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Youth-run Literacy Helping Hands believes in levelling the playing field for all students. This is how

Hyderabad-based Literacy Helping Hand has seven full-time members and about 300 active volunteers in their network. This is how they ensure that their work is carried out in the manner intended to

Published on 3rd August 2020
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How NGOs and Telangana's cops are making cyberspace safer for women and children 

The Women Safety Wing is doing these activities in association with the Legal Aid Centre, Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad. They are, indeed, coming up with new ways to keep the youth engaged 
 

Published on 3rd August 2020
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Before the pandemic fuelled online education, this NGO has been using volunteers to digitally teach 25,000 rural kids since 2011

What does it mean to study in digital classrooms for children in rural government schools? Venkat Sriraman, Co-founder of eVidyaloka speaks about setting up digital classrooms in these schools 

Published on 3rd August 2020
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How the Aahwahan Foundation has been changing kids' lives using the power of education for a decade now

Though it is based out of Bengaluru, Aahwahan Foundation operates pan-India. Their aim is to create sustainable models with the help of education to have long-term impact and to do their bit for India

Published on 31st July 2020
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NSUI starts Twitter storm to force ABVP to sack National President S Subbiah, despite case being dropped

The NSUI said that it will go ahead with aggressive measures if the ABVP doesn't take necessary action against Subbiah

Published on 28th July 2020

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