They Said Her Son Was ‘Possessed’. Then Her Fight against Witch-hunting Began.

The excerpt from the book 'My Half Of The Sky’ by Indrani Raimedhi talks about Birubala Rabha who has been crusading against witch-hunting for several years now. She went door-to-door to spread awareness about the cause and became architect of the country’s most stringent laws against witch-hunting recently enacted by Assam.
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She Helps the Needy Get Access to Wheelchairs, Crutches, Etc. For Just Re. 1

Orthopaedic equipment is expensive — wheelchairs cost thousands and even lakhs of rupees, while even a simple pair of crutches can tot up to a few hundred. But more important is the fact that most of the time, this equipment has a short-term use. Falguni Doshi of Vadodara has come up with an innovative way of recycling the equipment while helping the needy.
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At Age 64, She Adopted Her First Orphan. And Then Her Story Began.

Thousands of orphaned children in India never find loving homes because the authorities take too long to declare them ‘free for adoption.’ By the time they can be legally adopted, they have grown, and prospective parents in search of newborns pass them over. Prabhavati Muthal, 79-years-old and mother of to two adopted orphans herself, has been fighting to get justice for these children all her life.

Once Beaten and Abused, Today This ‘Daughter of Maharashtra’ is Fighting for Women’s Right to Pee

She grew up watching her mother being beaten every day and later got married to a man who would not allow her to leave the house without permission. Today, Mumtaz has been awarded the title of ‘Daughter of Maharashtra’. She is actively fighting many issues concerning women, which includes domestic violence, and is also heading the Right to Pee campaign for the women in Mumbai. This is her remarkable journey.

How Many Trees Have You Planted? 5? 10? This Man Planted 10 Million!

Daripalli Ramaiah is a man on mission to plant trees and bring back the green cover. Wherever he sees a barren spot, he takes out seeds from his pocket and plants them. People say he has planted over a crore trees. Know more about the unsung hero and his extra ordinary work.

He Calls Himself A Madman. We Could Not Agree More.

Swapnil has rescued troubled families, befriended naxalites, given a marketing platform to endangered artisans, brought people from the brink of suicide and much more. Here is his larger-than-life story which will leave you more spellbound than any Bollywood movie script!
Chewang Norphel. Photo Courtesy:  Athar Parvaiz

The Man Who Creates Artificial Glaciers To Meet The Water Needs Of Ladakh

Ladakh's beautiful mountains might be a paradise for tourists, but ask the locals who have to struggle to meet their basic water needs every year. Chewang Norphel put his engineering skills to a better use and created artificial glaciers to provide water in this cold and dry mountainous region. Know more about his remarkably innovative technology and how it works.
Dr Nazeera Farooq single-handedly operated upon 75 pregnant
women that landed up in her private hospital in Srinagar during the
floods. (Credit: Shazia Yosuf\WFS)

These Brave Kashmiri Doctors Risked Their All To Save Young Mothers

When J&K witnessed a horrifying flood, several doctors and patients spent four days in a hospital without food and electricity. From operating without resources and delivering C-section babies without anaesthesia to pumping air in patients' lungs manually, these doctors did everything they had to do to save the stranded flood victims. Read more about their miraculous contribution.
Pawan and kids with Nirman, a low-cost hand washing device.

With 35 Rupees, You Could Buy A Popcorn Or Recharge Your Mobile. He Chose To Save Lives.

When Dr. Pawan found out about the unhygienic living conditions in Gadchiroli, Maharasthra, he created a hand-washing device in just Rs.35 that changed the lives of the villagers. Not only this, he involved people of all age groups in his wonderful initiative through interesting activities. Find out more about his device and how he made it possible.