Read awe-inspiring stories of people that fight against the odds to try and make this world a better place to live. Stories of bravery and kindness that will make you go ‘Wow’.

Positivity.

Stay happy!   Considering how people value things more than emotions and people, in today’s world it’s very difficult to be happy from the inside. Showing people you’re happy with a fake smile plastered on your face is something we’ve all done over time. But how many of us actually

Failures

“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” FAILURE. This word has haunted me for as long as I can remember. I cannot vouch for having experienced many failures in life probably because I never tried anything  that was specifically challenging or had the

Be the hope you desperately want

With this grim atmosphere all around, with Irrfan khan & Rishi Kapoor going away, its very easy to fall prey to the depressive thoughts about death.

Ramblings about depression feat. @chillbillee

While a lot of people are getting out there and talking about depression but many are not able to understand the different layers of emotions that one undergoes through.

An urge to serve the hungry feat. Mohammed Sujathullah

Mohammed Sujathullah started to serve the hungry in 2016 when he feed the needy with his pocket money. Today he’s the president of HFF.

Quarantine & I – Art Ghar

Flexible and fixed. This is how I would describe my day. Some things are fixed and the rest have flexibility. 

…and the people stayed home – Kitty O’Meara

And people stayed home and read books and listened and rested and exercised and made art and played

What you should know about Covid-19

The novel coronavirus has got all of us to experience Social Distancing like never before. Here are a few FAQs to better understand this pandemic.

COVID-19 and privilege feat. @ms.alwar

If the costs you’ve reduced include your Zomato bills, shopping, eating out expenses; signs say that you’re privileged.

Her & Now – A step towards equality

To provide an aid for Indian women entrepreneurs, GIZ is implementing a project to promote aspiring and existing women entrepreneurs in India.

The Power of Portraits: Mou Aysha

Bangladeshi photographer Mou Aysha is a humanitarian photographer who uses her skills to raise awareness about the dilemma of street children in her country.

Raising a new generation of leaders – Prayaas Ki Paathshala

I’ve always loved interacting with children, and I was thrilled when my mentor asked me to cover an NGO for the duration of my summer internship. I had already volunteered with Prayaas Corps. which works with underprivileged students, and I immediately called Jaspal Sir to fix an appointment and meet

Mumbai’s Slowly Dwindling Secret: Khotachi wadi

Walking into Khotachiwadi is the closest I’ve been to travelling through time. It’s like being transported to 1900s Goa.
sustainable-lifestyle

Sustainable is pretty attainable

What will be our legacy if the next generation does not have any trees left to make posters with our beautiful faces printed on them? Consider this a PSA pleading to the vanity thriving in all of us.
DreamLab

This App Will Turn your Smartphone Into A ‘Supercomputer’ To Help Cancer Research

Thanks to DreamLab, a new app developed by Vodafone Australia and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, you can make a small but significant contribution to cancer research.
Girls Play Sports

Why Girls Must be Encouraged to Play Sports

The time has come to change societal attitude towards women and practice gender equity, and this startup is working towards doing exactly that!
RJ Malishka

RJ Malishka Takes On BMC With This Fun Video!

Frustrated with the recurring potholes menace, Mumbaikars have taken up humour to bring attention to the poor upkeep of the roads. RJ Malishka’s funny song video addressing the municipal body caught quite an attention.
Homeless

Hope For The Homeless

They have no choice. That is probably the story of almost every homeless person ever. Despite that, homeless people are often stigmatized as undeserving. People often believe that they are not destitute and instead call them professional beggars.

A Ride You Will Never Forget

If you happen to be in Bandra and if you search hard enough, you will find a rickshaw that stands out with a plethora of catchy philanthropic slogans, probably the coolest rickshaw ever. This multi-coloured rickshaw belongs to a man known as “the king of bandra”.

Chester’s Demise – Why Depression is Serious Stuff

Depression is seen as a sign of imperfection, humiliation and rejection by family, friends and relatives. It brings an amount of embarrassment and guilt to the person suffering from it, making them keep it a lifelong secret.
Female Rape Survivor

Comic Book Features Female Rape Survivor as its “Superhero”

According to the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, 1 rape happen every half-an-hour in India. Newspapers regularly carry depressing tales of sexual assaults on women. One of these protests came in the form of a comic “superhero” and rape-victim named Priya.

On a Mission to Feed the Hungry

India is home to the world’s largest number of hungry people. To bridge the gap between the food providers and the needy, a group of six friends started with a plan to feed the poor, and today they are called the Robin Hood Army with over 8000 volunteers.
The #AskedForIt Campaign

The #AskedForIt Campaign

Anywhere you are, it seems as if voyeuristic eyes hunt for their next prey virtually everywhere. #AskedForIt campaign is an initiative to oust these monsters. Through this collaborative campaign, she asks the victims to no longer be mute and reticent against their assailants and to make their voices heard.
NGO, Goonj, Naam Foundation, TARSHI, North East Network, Arzoo, Stopworthy, Causes, Stopcommotion

5 NGOs that are making a difference

With a population of 1.21 billion people, India is the second most populated country in the entire world. Among these 1 billion people, half of them are under the age 25. Having seen these statistics, let’s put a small thought on this now. With almost half the population under 25
Sumedh Sengaonkar, Barefoot Skateboarders, Janwar, Madhy Pradesh, Stopworthy, Stopcommotion

Barefoot Skateboarders

  No matter how proud you feel when you say you’re from India, there is always a preconceived notion about us. And that notion is rather an inferior one. People always think about the small villages in India, stereotypical nature of the society, substandard infrastructure and all other unfavorable stuff.