They have a dream

They set up a small library for children in Keeranur, a village near Dharapuram and organised storytelling and art and craft workshops for them.

Where children Defy odds to make a future

After a few months, I can hand over the responsibility of the space to the locals who take ownership of everything, including the financials.

Maker Magic

Maker spaces are drawing everyone from artists creating movie props to hobbyists making furniture and youngsters building drones and robots.

Hyderabad’s Human Library

This ingenious project celebrates knowledge sharing and treats human beings as books, you can even borrow one for 20-30 minutes

Balaknama Might Just Be The Most Unique Newspaper In The Country

Sold for Re.1, the paper runs on a contribution of Rs.5 per month from each kid, that helps in funding their basic education, as well as the newspaper

Regenerating sholas and grasslands

These students know that in the valleys of the high Nilgiris, the sholas hold on to rainwater like a sponge and release it through the year.

Same-sex attraction is OK, boys can cry, girl’s no means no

The resource kit for educators of adolescents treats the issue of same-sex attraction with unusual maturity and talks about contraception...

The Music of Everything

I would ask the twelve-year-olds to come back (from forest walks) with a call, or a sound, and we would do a round of grunts, cheepings and squawks.

Learning from the land: a Kerala school's emphasis on nature

Students walk bare-foot on the red, loamy soil, amid peacocks and rabbits. They harvest organic fruits and vegetables such as mangoes, pumpkin, gua...

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