F2S is an organization that brings voluntary blood donors and those in need of blood on to a common platform.

Friends2Support – Friends By ‘Blood’ Relation

How many times have we thought of donating blood but held back due to some wrong notions we might harbour? Or heard about people in dire need of blood, but not getting it in time? Now, such constraints can be a thing of the past, with an initiative that makes it extremely easy and efficient to both donate blood and find a relevant donor. Read about Friends2Support, and how they are making this possible.

Community Catalysts – Harnessing The Power Of Gated Communities

Change is possible only if each of us accepts our responsibilities and it gets even better when your entire community is willing to support and stand by you. The idea of harnessing the power of gated communities may not seem like much, but the change it has wrought in the lives of 1000-odd families in this apartment complex is indeed remarkable.
Boy studying with solar LED light provided by OCOL

OneChildOneLight – And Then There Was Light…And There Was Education!

One of the main obstacles in the path of students in India is the absence of reliable sources of illumination. Electricity is non-existent or at best patchy in most parts of rural India, and other sources of light like the humble kerosene lamps pose health hazards, are ineffective, expensive and unreliable. Read how one organization is dispelling the gloom with a viable alternative.
The restoration work begins. The parched and cracking lake bed is plain to see.

TBI Water Week: Back To Life – The Story Of A Lake

In concluding our Water Week, we couldn't think of a more apt story than one that fills our hearts with gladness, and an old, defunct lake with water! Read how the efforts of an Environmental outfit, together with the co-operation and willingness of the villagers, revived a lake thought to be dead, and turned around the fortunes of a small region.
Sunitha has been saving children as young as three years old from the prostitution racket.

TBI Inspiring Women: Sunitha Krishnan – Fighting The Scourge Of Human Trafficking

To commemorate International Women's Day, we are giving away a copy of Aung San Suu Kyi's biography - 'The Lady and the Peacock' this week. All you have to do is tell us about a woman who has inspired you, and you could be the lucky winner. Vasudha Rao did more than just tell us about a remarkable woman, she also shared her blogpost with us. Here is her account of Sunitha Krishnan - the anti-trafficking crusader!