A Day in the Life: All Work, All Play

The GOAL Programme (GOAL) at the Naz Foundation (India) Trust is designed to empower adolescent girls with life skills using sports for development — netball in particular. In 2006, the

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Bridging the Rural Education Gap

“Education is the manifestation of perfection already in a man.”
-Swami Vivekananda
In a world of inequity, education often acts as a means for the less privileged to self-actualize. In

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The Perfect Mix

It’s 9:30am and a Shaishav staff member is flying down the streets of the Kumbarwada slum on their bike as I grab onto the seat behind them. We are on

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Better Off (Un)knowing

*Thwack*!
Absent-mindedly, I swat another mosquito away that has landed on my arm. I can now trace invisible lines on my body from one bite to another, and even with

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Run for India, Run for AIF

A supporter of American India Foundation in Chicago, Ritu Jain shares her reflections organizing a 5k run to raise awareness and funds for AIF.
By Ritu Jain
I’m a wife,

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The best hug I’ve ever had

The session was called “Trust Fall”, which was a fitting name considering I found myself standing at the edge of stacked tables, hands tied together, with the instructions to fall

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