In The World Of Bamboo

In The World Of Bamboo

So today I would like to walk you through the world of bamboo furniture and construction. I will show you what all it takes to transform this- and this- into this- Mind you it's not a cake walk and a lot of resources including labour, money, time and good quality...

Haryanvi Men

Haryanvi Men

Dear Chris, I called you last week upset and in need of more than just consolation. My first week in the NGO had been rough in the most ironic of senses. I had an apartment with Wi-Fi, air-conditioning and cable television; my office was on the eighth floor of a...

Sachi – The 2yr Old Whiz-kid

Too many stories to be shared, but this is one is worth. Yesterday I had been to an Anganwadi in Pune along with 3 of my colleagues from the organization that am working with. We went there to do a longitudinal study on childcare for age groups 0 to 6 years. This...

Chandus Dairies

Chandus Dairies

Not a typo. I read an entire manual on how the self-help group (SHG) federation of the Khed taluka works. A bunch of women form an SHG. A bunch of SHGs form a cluster. A bunch of clusters form a federation. The federation provides financial and social services to all...

Red Teeth, High Cheek Bones, Happy Consumers

I will go backwards telling about my experience of the past week. Moving in this direction, this article would include my ultimate days - training at Udaipur with co-fellows and penultimate days – initial days with Aajeevika Bureau from the stand point of today....