A Hero for a ‘Hero’!

Anupriya, an eight year old little girl from Villupuram, Tamilnadu, had saved ₹ 9000 over four years. She broke open all her piggy banks after seeing visuals of victims of the Kerala Jalapralayamon TV, and…

We share our home with animals

“Monkeys are a curse! They destroy our fruits, vegetables...” “Wild boars dig up and destroy everything!” These are common complaints of city dwellers, farmers, religious communities, etc. [auth] Do the animals complain, “These humans destroy…

Boundaries wither away

We believe that human beings progressively evolve into the image and likeness of God, and are the culmination of God’s evolutionary creation. [auth] All created beings belong to OUR COMMON HOME, evolved out of God’s…

The Watermen of India

Rajendra Singh of Rajasthan and Fr Bacher, SJ, are considered the Watermen of India. Bollywood’s Aamir Khan is joining in. [auth] Bacher was a Swiss Jesuit of the then Goa-Poona Province and Aamir Khan is…

Reviving Organic Agriculture

In 2012 Pawan Tak, a Rajasthan farmer’s son, saw a girl in hospital who had taken pesticide to end her life. That changed his life. “I kept thinking about those who consume vegetables and fruits…

Poetry from Earth

Bahinabai was born in the Khandesh region of Maharashtra in late 19th century. An agricultural labourer, she was married at 13 and became a widow at 30. She wrote (sorry, she was illiterate, she sang)…

Agroforest on rocky wasteland

1.5 hectares of barren, rocky wasteland in Uttarakhand has been transformed into a lush Agroforest by ex-soldier Jagat Singh Chaudhary with own resources, great creativity and hard work. A woman of his village fell down…

500 kms in 6 Hours! People of Kerala…

Baby Fathima Leba was admitted to Kannur Pariyaram Medical College with a critical heart condition. With her health deteriorating she had to be shifted to Sri Chitra Institute in Thiruvananthapuram, over 500 kms away, a…