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Meet the IIT Graduate Who Runs a Free Counselling Centre for the Needy

Modern urban life, exciting and rewarding as it may be for many, brings its own share of problems. People feel isolated being away from family, don’t have time to make lasting friends, and often feel depressed. Helping Hand volunteers counsel those who have no one else to turn to and provide support to mental health professionals as well. Read more about this unique organization.
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A Man Who Didn’t Have Money to Feed His Daughter Once, Feeds Hundreds at Government Hospitals Now

Hemant Patel has personally witnessed what hunger can do to people — not once but twice. The first time was when his own daughter was sick and he had no money to feed her. And the second time was after the 2002 riots in Gujarat when he saw hundreds of people sitting outside a hospital with no food. In the 13 years since then, Hemant has been going regularly to government hospitals and slums to provide meals to the poor. This is his story.
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10 Army Heroes and Their Extra Ordinary Tales of Bravery

Far from home and loved ones, these heroes sacrifice their own lives so the entire nation can sleep in peace. The stories of their courage and passion are larger than life. Read on and be inspired by 10 such army heroes – they are legends whose tales will not just make your chests swell with pride, but whose sacrifices will leave your eyes a little moist.
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[VIDEO] Chai-Wala in the Morning, Educator during the Day

D. Prakash Rao is a chai wala in Cuttack, Odisha. Denied the opportunity to complete school as a child, today he is educating the children of slum dwellers. Watch this video to learn more about this remarkable man and his mission.
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One Doctor’s Fight Against a System Where Cancer Patients Die for Lack of Money

“Aai, I will become a doctor when I grow up and cure people without money,” promised 8-year-old Swapnil Mane to his mother, as he helplessly watched his poor neighbour die of cancer. Twenty years later, this oncosurgeon and his wife have helped thousands of cancer sufferers in 52 villages in Maharashtra and have operated on 550 patients for free.