Jyoti of the Musahar community

When her parents left her in a residential school for poor children, she was just five. [auth] But Jyoti, one of seven siblings, didn’t cry over being ‘abandoned’. Even when many other girls her age…

Udaybhai: an Auto-matically Great Man

Udaybhai, as everyone calls him, is a unique auto rickshaw driver in Ahmedabad. The auto has facilities that are not even found in cabs. You find newspapers, magazines and other literature to read, and two…

Leading the way

At 22, Jabna Chauhan became the youngest Sarpanch in India. [auth] The daughter of a farmer from the Thajun village in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh, Jabna overcame poverty and deep-seated patriarchy to run the…

Jesuit University as a source of reconciled life

Over three hundred Jesuits in higher education from across the world gathered at Deusto Jesuit University in Bilbao, Spain, from July 8-12 to reflect on the theme “Transforming Our World Together.” The International Association of…

An Ambidextrous School

Hardly one in a million children is ambidextrous. But at Veena Vandini School of Singrauli District every student is ambidextrous. [auth] Ambidexterity is the ability to use both hands simultaneously to write in two different…