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Teacher Uses Sports to Empower 12000 Kids with Disabilities

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Couple Designs Own Caravan
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Couple Converts Van Into Home On Wheels With 2 Kids & 3 Dogs

For the past 20 years, Ruchi and Deepak Pandey have been travelling across the nation in their caravan with their two kids and three dogs….

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Sapan patralekh's initiative to teach adults
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Jharkhand Teacher’s Initiative Has Kids Teaching Their Parents

Growing up in a poor family, Dr Sapan Patralekh realised the importance of education at a young age. Due to his father’s death, he had…

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A Question Inspired Mom To Provide Free Therapy to 800 Disabled Kids

When Pooja Parashar gave birth to twins in 2007, the entire family was ecstatic. But something was amiss — because the babies were born prematurely,…

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Teens Teach Finance to Kids Globally Because ‘It’s Not Taught in Schools’

“Financial literacy is very essential for every individual and it is always wise to learn about it from a young age,” says Aryan Chaudhry, a…

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PSD is helping youth challenge gender norms
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Sports Hero Helps 11000 Kids Break Shackles

This article is part of #MakingSportWork, a series launched by The Better India and Sports and Society Accelerator. The series celebrates India’s independence with stories of…

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What About Prisoners’ Kids? Couple Used Savings to Built Them a Home

In the early 1990s, while working at the Reserve Bank of India in Bengaluru, V Mani would pass through the Central Jail on his commute. …

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Retired Couple Gift Free Education to 1000+ Underprivileged Kids

“We realised that the daily wage earners’ children, who go to government schools, have no one to help them with schoolwork,” begins Siva Swamy. “They…

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‘Found my Kids Playing With Plastic Trash at a Beach So I Cleaned Up 650 Tonnes of It’

“The weirdest thing I’ve found at a beach while cleaning up has been a human skull,” says Lisbon Ferrao, a marketing professional whose passion, and…

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Aine Edwards left Ireland to help Indian kids reach stardom in the skating and surfing world.
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Irish Woman Spent 10 Yrs Helping ‘Skater Kids’ Get Global Fame

This article is part of #MakingSportWork, a series launched by The Better India and Sports and Society Accelerator. The series celebrates India’s independence with stories of…

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