Video and Girl Empowerment

As a Communications professional, I have always been amazed by the power of the visual medium. Working in the social development sector for over six years now, I have come

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Bombay aur Bhojan – Mumbai and Food

Food, in the end, in our own tradition, is something holy. It’s not about nutrients and calories. It’s about sharing. It’s about honesty. It’s about identity. – Louise Fresco

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Participate and Communicate – Part 2

Participatory video for development – or community video – is an excellent medium to connect with people. More than written literature or mute pictures, video creates an impact because we

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Participate and Communicate – Part 1

Since ancient times, human beings have relied on various modes of communication to get their message across. Communication, by definition, is a message encoded and decoded by the sender and

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My World, My Eyes

They say picture says a thousand words. Well, I think a picture can express in thousand ways more than anything.
It takes a lot to get the perfect shot and

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Wonder Kids!

Working for the development sector has always given me a sense of satisfaction. Growing up in one of the disadvantaged states of the country namely Jharkhand, I was privileged enough

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Working in Life and Living in Work!

The first few days in Mumbai as an AIF Clinton Fellow induced mixed feelings. New city, new workplace and new people are bound to make anyone nervous. However, I was

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