‘We are living through change’: How theatre is empowering women in the Sunderbans

Jana Sanskriti’s intervention has led to greater voice for the wife and effected changes in opinion over what a prototypical ‘good wife’ is.

A Seat at the Table: Women in Manipur Strive for Peace in a Militarized State

Women in Manipur are building peace and advocating to end militarization in a state awash with guns and drugs.

Akram Feroze – The Man Behind “Cycle Natak”

Recently, in a small village one of the kid’s father comes and says to me, “I won’t stop drinking but I won’t drink at home.”

Kalpavriksh in global Transformative Knowledge Network

Social scientists bring a wealth of knowledge about social transformation that will be critical to dealing with environmental change and sustainabi...

A Digital Book Library for Blind Students Is Helping Them Visualise a Bright Future

Bengaluru based Samarthanam Trust for Disabled has 5,000 audio books to help students with disabilities achieve their educational goals.

In India's dry regions, crowd-funding comes to a lake's rescue

"De-silting Nilona would need huge amount of money, time and hard work. We needed a citizen movement,"

The school on the hill

Their years in school must enhance and reinforce the traditional knowledge and skills of their community. Every child contributes in farming and te...

Dayamani Barla: a tribal's tale of struggle and why she can't stop

The Munda tribal's life and mission, which reflects courage, inspiration, a continuing struggle and hope for a better future, in her own words.

The Man Who Carved A Road Through The Mountain So His People Could Reach A Doctor In Time

"If it took all my life now, I would carve us a road through the mountain.”

Stories by Location
Google Map
Events