Tag: Good Samaritans

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  • A teacher who is so much more

    A teacher who is so much more

    Even though Kulamani Jena is not a tribal, the Daruas treat him as one of their own. They praise him for the role he plays in preserving their culture and for building their youth into resourceful people for the growth of their community and society at large

    August 14, 2018
  • A life devoted to children

    A life devoted to children

    “These children are from the economically weaker section of the society. Either they are orphans, or their parents are too poor to provide for their basic needs. They come from places as far as Nepal, Mizoram as also from Uttar Pradesh” says Mr Dharam Dutt.

    August 13, 2018
  • Non-state actors on welfare march

    Non-state actors on welfare march

    Founded in 2005, Badhte Kadam has now become a multi-pronged philanthropic enterprise serving the destitute, women, elders, children, patients, students, animals, birds, beggars, mentally challenged people, bereaved families of deceased persons and even the dead

    August 12, 2018
  • A battle to preserve seeds

    A battle to preserve seeds

    Vijay Jardhari, who started the 'Beej Bachao Andolan' Uttarakhand in 1986 along with fellow farmers, has dedicated his life to conserving traditional seeds, which otherwise would have disappeared due to wide acceptability of hybrid seeds among farmers

    August 11, 2018
  • Battling to save a river

    Battling to save a river

    Vikas Chandra, more popular as Guddu Baba, is a veritable one-man army. He has taken upon himself the task to save the Ganges which flows by Patna, after leaving the job of a college lecturer to become a full-time campaigner.

    August 10, 2018
  • Bringing knowledge to the afflicted

    Bringing knowledge to the afflicted

    Prachi Deo relied upon her technological expertise to set up an online information resource platform for the families of individuals with IDD

    August 9, 2018
  • Giving nomads an identity

    Giving nomads an identity

    Her empathy for deprived people created a rare determination that effectively changed the lives of at least 100,000 people in Gujarat. And, Mittal Patel is continuing with her efforts to bring more nomadic people into the mainstream of society and give them a dignified life.

    August 8, 2018
  • Providing one square meal a day

    Providing one square meal a day

    Mansoori owns a small eatery called the ‘Naaz Hotel’ outside the bus stand and it is here that he turns into a Good Samaritan every night.

    August 6, 2018
  • A Santa for slum children

    A Santa for slum children

    Having employed 20 part-time teachers, Bhan Singh Jassi runs evening study centres for slum children at six places — Sherpur, Barnala, Longewal, Sangrur, Dhuri, Patiala and Sirhind — in four districts without any government help

    August 6, 2018
  • When communities feed their needy

    When communities feed their needy

    The concept Community Fridge or Public Fridge has become popular now with a large number of Samaritans chipping in with their own efforts. It serves the twin purpose of feeding the needy and preventing waste.

    August 4, 2018