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An Indelible Night

It was a wintry night when a tiger invaded Salim’s house and hauled away his younger brother. It was an endless struggle of scars and paws but eventually, the man-eater won. Salim was shrouded with anguish forever.   When I first met Salim… It was part of one my 2017 visits to a primary school…

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Team LetzChange being felicitated by Battle of Buffet Team and singer Shankar Mahadevan
Giving Culture

Battle of the Buffet-Feasting to the Power of Giving

Who could have thought that entertainment and food can play major drivers in charitable works? Battle of the Buffet is one such annual fundraising event jointly organized by CIOSA, Chennai Mission, and United Way Chennai. It facilitates fundraising for the participating charities, subsequently helping them in expanding their supporter base through active networking. Since its…

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Poverty In India
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Poverty in India-A Malady of Years

The history of India is replete with tales of over-pouring prosperity and brilliant riches. They tell us of how the Taj Mahal once stood embellished with precious stones and diamonds. We are told how the rich people fed their cattle dry fruits for scented meat. As we move forward into our study of India’s past,…

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World of Giving

This businesswoman has a brilliant way to fight poverty

It isn’t uncommon for entrepreneurs to be philanthropists. They run some of the world’s largest charitable organisations. But it isn’t often that you find someone who sells their multi-million dollar business and sets up a nonprofit that works to eradicate poverty with the money. That’s the story of Christel DeHaan, the 76-year-old founder of Christel…

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