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IU Impact: Video Brings Water To 800 Families | By +Video Volunteers 

After four years of frustration and water troubles 800 families (4000 people) can enjoy the benefits of clean drinking water in their homes.

More here: http://bit.ly/1gbJoyX

#water   #campaign   #poor   #India   #ruralindia  

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‘We Have To Go Beyond The Economic Security Our Parents Sought’

Would a financial expert shift his focus from money to problems of energy-poverty? Yes, Arun Patre did just that! At the age of 29, when everyone is firmly in the race to earn bigger bucks and move up the corporate ladder, Arun Patre took the path less chosen and joined SELCO.

http://bit.ly/16FFfdY

#poverty   #solarenergy   #socialwelfare   #youth   #India  
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Dr R Balasubramaniam On The Snakebite That Made Him A Doctor

People like Dr Balasubramaniam are a true inspiration. Student reporter Samvida Venkatesh managed to catch Dr. Balasubramaniam briefly on how his journey of social activism began and how he transformed his life into a purposeful one.

Today, he works in the remote villages of Karnataka and helps in community development and growth | http://bit.ly/1cbkvhY

#health   #india   #medicalpractice   #poverty   #snakebites   #venom  
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She was the first ever woman in Asia to fly the Airbus 320 and again the world’s first woman commander on the wide bodied Airbus -300. Meet Capt. Indraani Singh who is known for her passion for flying which is matched in equal measure by her passion for empowering children and adults through literacy. Halabol welcomes her on board as the Secretary of Literacy India.
http://bit.ly/1gWAfJv

#education   #women   #children   #labour   #school  
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How The Village Of Malwabar Changed | By +Vidya Bhushan Rawat 

In the oppressive summers of 2007 when I was walking through the dusty roads of the eastern Uttar Pradesh for my 500-kilometer-long Padyatra (a journey on feet), came a village on the banks of river Khanua named as Malwabar. It was morning around 8 am when we reached the village shouting slogans and asking the people to join hands in our efforts to eradicate hunger, malnutrition and superstition based on hierarchical caste system.

http://bit.ly/NI3j7q

#activists    #humanrights   #dalits   #ruralindia   #upliftment   #development  
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Destination Far Away? Annadurai’s Auto Will Keep You Entertained!

Annadurai spends more than Rs 5,000 to give his customers an auto ride like no other in the city, taking home a profit of around Rs 1,000 a day. “That is more than enough for a bachelor like me,” he says. Now what makes the ride so exciting both for Annadurai and his customers? Find out yourself!
http://bit.ly/1efOCJ3

#socialwelfare   #youth   #india   #philanthropy   #chennai  
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Sacchidanand Bharti - In His Own Words| By +India Environment Portal 

#Ufrenkhal, a village in #Uttarakhand, is home to a newly-born river named the #GadGanga. How did this river come about? The environmental conservation efforts in Ufrenkhal have been written about for nearly three decades but always by others. For the first time, here comes the story in the protagonist's own words.
http://bit.ly/17vFU4a

#environment   #forest   #floods   #conservation  
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Swades Foundation - Building Capacity In Rural India | By +The Better India 

Do you remember the 2004 Bollywood film, Swades, in which an #NRI Mohan Bhargava (played by #ShahRukhKhan) returns to #India and is inspired by the harsh realities faced by the people in his village to become an agent of change?

Here is an organization called Swades Foundation that not only shares its name with the film, it also aspires to a similar mission – to change and empower rural India.
http://bit.ly/16eoVU9

#agriculture   #ruralindia   #India  
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Vedanta Khushi-The Special Children Of God | By +editor indiacsr 

+Vedanta Group company in #Chhattisgarh, BALCO, has opened the “Vedanta Therapy and Rehabilitation Centre” for about 150 Special Children in Korba. Organising the camp was an attempt to give these children their due, to tap their potential and make them and their parents realise their worth. Do we care enough to support these camps and initiatives?
http://bit.ly/17yEWVx

#children   #india   #socialwelfare   #CSR  
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+Amway Opportunity Foundation Organizes Free Eye And Health Checkup Camp | By +editor indiacsr 

Another great #CSR initiatve - Amway Opportunity Foundation, the CSR arm of Amway India organised a health check up for the residents of Laxmi Nagar. This health and eye check-up camp was free of cost for people. Mahavir International which is associated with +Amway India since 2007 was also associated with this project.
http://bit.ly/17yFvhT

#india   #healthcare   #healthcheckups  
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