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The Best of Indian Social Enterprise at the Sankalp Forum

Mumbai, April 17, 2013. Competing for the Sankalp-Artha Grand Prize Award are enterprises that together form a vibrant mix of companies looking to solve important grassroot problems, from ‘bio-breaks’ to ‘honey traps’ and more. Read on

Fair Trade, with a Lot of Soul

With one eye cast firmly on delivering quality products under fair trade conditions and another cast upon growing the fair trade market in a globalised world, The Soul of India is proving that fair trade can work both in theory and in practice. Read on

Let's Support Orphans

About 20 million children, which equates to about four percent of children in India, are orphaned. Of these, only 0.3 percent of children are orphaned as a result of parental death while the and rest have been abandoned. The figure is result of a study done by SOS Children’s Village by analysing data from National Family Health Survey-3 for the year 2005-06. Read on

Mountain Kids: Supporting Orphans

Ever given a thought to the life of an orphan? Thought about what happens to young kids when they lose or are disowned by their parents? The trajectory of an orphan is sometimes blotted out from the collective conscious. One orphanage in Cameroon is working to ensure its orphans have the best outlook possible. Read on

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Creating a better India, one hour at a time

The renowned spiritualist and the founder of Art of Living Sri Sri Ravi Shankar launched ‘Volunteer for a better India’ in Delhi earlier this month. The program aims to address the key issues which society is fighting today including illiteracy, corruption and addiction and encourages every Indian to give up one hour of their day to assist these causes. Read on

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Proposals currently being accepted for the Right Livelihood Award

Proposals are currently being accepted until March 1 for the Right Livelihood Award (aka The Alternative Nobel Prize). The award recognises those who work tirelessly to make the world a better place. People can nominate anyone or any organisation whose work they deem worthy of the award which is bestowed upon the winner at the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm every year. Read on