Teaching the Unreachable

The school, Agasthya Ega Adhyapaka Vidyalaya, is located atop the hills within the area of the Agasthyarkoodam, which is a 1,868-metre (6,129 ft)-tall peak in the Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary of Kerala. You can’t reach the…

Covid Trekking

She is a healthcare worker. Yes, of course, she is paid by the government. But she has gone beyond the normal duty to save five villages from COVID-19. Please meet Suman Dhebe, in Pune Zilla…

Instruments for Liberation

Is it possible to give the marginalised children a future by musical instruments? If you happen to listen to Dr Luis Dias, Goa, you will realise that it is possible.  He is an obstetrician and…

A Service Truly Auto

A Bhopal auto-driver has turned his three-wheeler into an ambulance. That too, free of cost. Javed Khan from Bhopal has put his livelihood on hold, but the lives of many on an oxygen cylinder. Before…

ARMY OF HELP

He failed to quality for defence exams. But Silu Nayak from Arakhadu village of Odisha trains so many youth that aspire to qualify for the defence service examinations. [auth] His height was 1cm less than…

The Face of the Face-less

When attacked with acid she had just turned 19. The reason was that she was beautiful. A man in her village forced her for months and stalked on her. She has now a disfigured face…

Man of Letters

In the world of social networking, there is a postman still delivering posts to the poor people who live in inaccessible terrains. Plantation workers who live in difficult terrains in the Nilgiri Hills do not…

In a Different Farm

What comes to your mind when you think of a government official? Bribes for a sign on your certificate? Delay in registering your sale deed? Meet Taslima Mohammed, 34, a sub-registrar working in Mulugu and…