An unorthodox choice: a year of working in the social sector

By Arvind Mamgain [2015-17] first posted on https://blog.rangde.org/an-unorthodox-choice-a-year-of-working-in-the-social-sector-56a02b3a67bc I was born in the 90s. Yes, the same generation that has grown up alongside India’s digital revolution. There is another silent change which has kept up with the immense change in India post liberalisation: the growth of the social sector, which has given students like me... Continue Reading →

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Alumni Story: Amita Nizam and Dviti Foundation

Organization Name: Dviti Foundation Dviti, meaning ‘bright light’ hopes to restore the lost light in the sphere of learning, teaching and evaluation. ​ AmitaNizam worked for over two years as a teacher and a teacher trainer with schools in India and the middle east. Her interactions and exposure to primary stakeholders-teachers and students as well... Continue Reading →

‘Housing for All’ Means Nothing for India’s Migrant Workers

By Sangeeth Sugathan (MADev, 2014-16) and Nivedita Jayaram First posted on: https://thewire.in/222993/housing-for-all-migrant-workers/ Earning less than a living wage, migrant workers resort to living in the open, in shared and cramped rented rooms, or within the workplace. Migrant workers living inside a garment processing unit, Narol, Ahmedabad. Credit: Jagjit Singh " data-medium-file="https://i1.wp.com/cdn.thewire.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/11112851/Worksites-copy.jpg?fit=300%2C199&ssl=1" data-large-file="https://i1.wp.com/cdn.thewire.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/11112851/Worksites-copy.jpg?fit=1024%2C678&ssl=1" /> The Union... Continue Reading →

सुखलाल और मैं

Shehnaz (shehnaz@apu.edu.in) मैं करीब डेढ़ साल से छत्तीसगढ़ के आदिवासी बहुल क्षेत्र दंतेवाड़ा के सरकारी स्कूलों में काम कर रही हूँ| वैसे तो मैं मुख्यतः माध्यमिक स्कूलों के शिक्षकों और बच्चों के साथ काम करती हूँ परन्तु जब कभी भी मुझे माध्यमिक स्कूल से थोड़ा समय मिलता है तो मैं अपने माध्यमिक विद्यालय के एकदम... Continue Reading →

Experience sharing..

APU is that one place that changed my life in a very big way. I had read Economics before that at the number one college in the country. While everyone around me at that time was focused on getting the highest paying jobs at banks, I found myself disillusioned with the world...particularly the idea of... Continue Reading →

An Intervention Succeeds with Sacrifices of People behind the Scenes

Originally posted @ http://aif.org/2017/02/an-intervention-succeeds-with-sacrifices-of-people-behind-the-scene/ By  Dharamjeet Kumar (M A Development, 2012-14) What are the qualities in a personality that can determine his ability to become an agent for social change? My professor whose words inspired me – and I have been using those words as light whenever I find myself in darkness – once said: “A set... Continue Reading →

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