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Reap Benefit startup news

This Bengaluru-based start-up is teaching the youth to 'reap benefits' in their mission to save the environment

Started by Gautam Prakash and Kuldeep Dantewadia in 2012, Reap Benefit is a social enterprise that empowers the youth to solve local issues

Published on 1st October 2018
Sammaan Public toilets project

Say toodle-oo to dirty loos: Project Sammaan is putting the dignity back in using public toilets

A team from Yale University was also engaged with the project to document it so that their business school can use it as a case study

Published on 20th September 2018
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UN report says that India made rapid progress in increasing access to sanitation in schools

The annual report is produced by the World Health Organization/UN Children's Fund Joint Monitoring Programme which monitors global progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene

Published on 3rd September 2018
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These toilets in Karnataka's government schools are keeping girls from dropping out

It is true that girls also have rights to education. But, lack of toilets in Government schools has led to absenteeism. Reaching Hand is trying to cover it up by building toilets for girls

Published on 24th August 2018
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Toilet Man Jack Sim is all set to open another World Toilet College in India

The World Toilet College's Second World Toilet College in India will be in association with Reckitt Benckiser in Aurangabad

Published on 22nd August 2018
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Why Benny Kuriakose wants young architects to sustainably re-purpose old buildings

Eminent Indian architects Dr Benny Kuriakose and Chitra Vishwanath speak about the incorporation of ecology as a major factor in architecture

Published on 2nd August 2018
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Want to become a fellow at Akshaya Patra Foundation? Here's your chance

The Foundation is inviting applications from innovative social entrepreneurs to participate in social initiatives

Published on 4th July 2018
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IIT Madras collaborates with CPCL to provide safe drinking water to schools, anganwadis in Nagapattinam villages

IIT Madras will also execute a household level Rainwater Harvesting System at a cost of Rs. 60 lakh and cover around 600 households in the region

Published on 26th June 2018
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Villagers in Tiruchy resort to crowdsourcing for keeping government schools, Anganwadis alive

The village has about 220 children, where around 120 go to the government school and nearly 54 children go to the Anganwadi

Published on 18th June 2018
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#Notwithoutmydog: How dogs helped this Bengaluru pet activist's amputee grandmom

Sanjana Madappa's Facebook post about her grandmother and her pets is going viral on social media

Published on 12th June 2018
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Kerala-based design school, Cindrebay brings latest design trends to Tier II cities

Khushboo Agarwal started as a content writer for Cindrebay School of Fashion and Interior Design and now is their Regional Director 

Published on 30th April 2018
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UGC does U-turn on Yoga Day event in same circular: 'Hold event, oh wait, date is past'  

UGC Circular- Organise event on March 13 to mark 100 days to Yoga Day. *few lines later*. Since March 13 is over, focus on other events

Published on 27th March 2018
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Rahima Khatun has been liberating rural Muslim women in Bengal for three decades. This is her story

With women comprising 85% of its board members, Nari-O-Sishu Kalyan Kendra has been working for the cause of vulnerable women and children in southern West Bengal for more than two decades

Published on 5th March 2018
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How the Arogya Sakhi app is changing the lives of women in rural Maharashtra 

Naseem Shaikh of Swayam Shikshan Prayog is using mobile technology to transform the lives of women in rural Maharashtra

Published on 6th March 2018
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I was hoping for Hollywood, but settled for Bollywood: Pad Man Arunachalam

Arunachalam Muruganantham says that he wasn't keen on a Tamil adaption because it would have only spread the message to a small audience and the issue was a global one 

Published on 20th February 2018

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