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National Girl Child Day: How ChildFund India is building equality through education

For over 70 years, ChildFund have been committed to addressing critical issues related to children’s holistic development by engaging key stakeholders including families, communities, schools, government, and the children themselves.

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Implications of climate change on water utilities and the need for adaptation strategies

The ripple effects of climate change mean that it is not just an environmental issue, and affects the economic and social aspects of sustainable development.

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Community healthcare workers key to addressing Malaria at the last mile

Community workers have today made community engagement initiatives a success to help address malaria issues at the last mile.

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Leading With Purpose and Values

In our research we found that there are two key aspects which largely enable NGOs to create a transparent culture and instil pride amongst the employees: Values and Purpose.

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Community Engagement for Improving Education at the Grassroots

Girls are finally getting quality education without having to go out of their villages; they can have proper sanitation and drinking water facilities within their school.

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NGOs Helping Rural Communities Grow and Sustain Crops Through Seasonal Changes

Indian farmers have long been responsible for guaranteeing the country's food security. Several charities collaborate with rural communities to promote sustainable farming and improve their quality of life. Read more

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Here’s What Makes Mawlynnong India\'s Sustainable, Clean and Eco-Friendly Village

Mawlynnong is a village in the East Khasi Hills district of the Meghalaya state in North East India. Here’s What Makes Mawlynnong India's Sustainable, Clean and Eco-Friendly Village

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IIT Guwahati Researchers Develop Innovative Architecture Using 3D Printing

Constructing an entire building is difficult and involves a lot of people, money, and time. With 3D printing, however, it’s possible to build a structure out of sustainable materials in just a few weeks and for an affordable price. Read more

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Lighting Up Villages With a Simple Innovation

Several households in India still live off the grid without access to electricity. With an aim to solve the problem, 23-year-old Ashutosh Vashishta has innovated a table that generates electricity. Read more

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Importance of Good Mental Health Among Children. 5 Ways to Show That You Care

Being a child in today’s world is in some respects far more challenging than years before. Here are some ways to encourage children, keep their spirits high, and encourage good mental health.

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Coimbatore Startup Innovates Alternative for Plastic Bags Using Vegetable Oil

Established in 2020, GreenPlast is a Coimbatore-based startup founded by Kavitha Rajan and her late father, Veeraswami. It has created a biodegradable alternative to plastic carry bags. Read more

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The Festival Season Brings Pollution and Waste. Here Are Tips to Celebrate in an Eco-Friendly Manne

The festive season has kicked in, and with it, so has all the fun, frolic and fervor. Amidst the grand celebration, piles of garbage are formed. Read more about the ways you can be sustainable and celebrate, at the same time.

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Interesting Innovations By IITians That Create a Better Future

Dynamic IITians from across the country have been picturing a better India and finding solutions to the same. From zero-energy villas to machines that give water in return for waste, these ideas have the potential to truly impact the way people live

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Organizations Focused on Protecting Fundamental Rights of Indians

Fundamental rights are often denied to people from the illiterate class or among those not aware of the same. Here are some nonprofits are doing everything to ensure that every human being feels included and privileged to exercise their rights.

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Indian Women Scientists Who Beat All the Odds and Made it Big

It’s not often we cherish the Indian woman scientist, despite her many contributions. Read more about Indian woman scientist who have managed to make many significant contributions, despite all the odds.

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NGOs in India Committed to Creating a Leprosy-Free Country

Leprosy is one of the oldest diseases known to man which causes severe disfiguring skin sores and nerve damage. here are some of the organizations tirelessly working alongside the government to make a leprosy-free India a reality.

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NGOs In India Converting Wastelands into Farmlands

Farming has always been the most important economic activity in India. More than half of the population of India depends entirely on agriculture for a livelihood. Read more about several nonprofits working closely with agricultural communities.

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These Innovative Teaching Methods Are Improving Education in Rural India

Access to education technology (ed-tech) differs across and within countries. Read about these simple innovative ways that have not just improved attendance in remote schools, but also improved the learning levels of the kids.

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Social Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in Rural India

A country’s rural development exhibits economic growth. Read about the social enterprises that take the responsibility of nurturing rural lives by providing income sources and improving the standard of living.

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After Flagging The Decline of Bees, TN Scientist Finds Success in Hand Pollination

Globally, 75% of food crops depend, to some extent, on animal pollinators, primarily insects. Read more about the group of farmers in Tenkasi who beat the odds and managed to grow their crops in abundance.

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Rebuilding India Through Skilling

In India, only 4.69 percent of the workforce has formal vocational skills compared to 60 to 90 percent of the workforce in developed countries. To change this, many NGOs are working hard to upskill the youth and make them employable. Read more-