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A true story of courage!
16
Mar

A true story of courage!

A cheery smile, and the courage to face all the curveballs that life throws and someone very motivational is everything, Latha Suresh. At just 22 years of age, Latha poses the sagacity of a wise woman who has lost in life but with her vibrant spirit sets examples to many to face life at its

Inclusive workplace for persons with disabilities
15
Mar

Inclusive workplace for persons with disabilities

The future of many PwDs looks bright because many companies ensure that 13% of their employees are PwDs like visual or hearing-impaired or those with loco-motor-impairment. As per the ‘The Persons with Disabilities Act’, it is not just a practice of choice but a norm which gradually many companies and organizations are now realizing. As

09
Mar

A free rehabilitation facility for women in distress

The wailing two-year-old Asha is immediately consoled by the 15-year-old Rekha on an early evening Samarthanam. It is the time when the many women beneficiaries of all ages share their day’s worth of happenings. The happy cheers and guffaws leave the onlooker in a state of awe! Like any other working women’s hostel, with busybodies

06
Mar

Are sports important for the visually-impaired and the differently-abled?

Sports and games encourage team building activities which go a long way in developing leadership qualities and also the ability to work with the team. Certain moral values like honesty, trust, selflessness, patience, and etc. are imbibed by the players who actively participate in team outdoor sports like cricket. Rewinding with friends after a long

Barrier-free inclusive society
03
Mar

Barrier-free inclusive society

Barrier-free living or lifestyle is still a far-fetched dream striving towards providing equal opportunities for the disabled which only a few handful of NGOs like the Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled are undertaking. It is the crux of creating an inclusive society with an equal shot at education and job opportunities which are otherwise inaccessible

01
Mar

Hunger-driven ideology

Hunger is a physiological need sated by food. Unfortunately for many and especially children in countries like India, is not a choice but a norm. Over one-third of malnourished children in the world are in India. Half of this numbers are underweight children below the age of three. According to the World Bank, India ranks