Small Wonders

Big Change At Small Change

IN a rare instance of nonprofit mergers, Small Change has joined forces with GiveIndia, India’s first and largest giving platform – to scale giving from ordinary citizens and make a meaningful impact on alleviating poverty. Both organisations only raise funds for nonprofits.  The two platforms pooling together is a result of their mission alignment to…

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Custodians Of Compassion And Country

HABITUALLY omitted from history books, women are often the torchbearers of resistance against injustice. Though just 14 of the 102 Indian independence activists listed on Wikipedia are women, India was one of the first nations in modern times to boast a female leader, Indira Gandhi, in 1966. And while history honours Dr B R Ambedkar as…

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Small Talk With Lalitha Iyer

CHANGE leaders do great things, and often that is all we know about them. Here we want to get a different glimpse of the personalities that constitute the development space. Every month we get one leader to answer four questions, not necessarily about their work, but about themselves. This week we catch up with Dr…

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Five Sustainable Christmas Gift Ideas

ARE you planning to be a Secret Santa for colleagues or family? Or confused about what Christmas present to get for who?   As merry as the season can be, the thought of buying appropriate gifts for everyone can be stressful.  Here are five eco-friendly gift ideas that are not only easy on your pocket but…

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Small Talk With Maria Santamaria

CHANGE leaders do great things, and often that is all we know about them. Here we want to get a different glimpse of the personalities that constitute the development space. Every month we get one leader to answer four questions, not necessarily about their work, but about themselves. This week we catch up with Maria…

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Rural Women Breaking Stereotypes

EARLIER this year, Period. End of Sentence, a film on menstruation, set in rural India won the Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category at the 91st Academy Awards. More than the award, it was the recognition of the quiet, women-led revolution in Harpur village, near Delhi, that felt like an achievement.  Along with the…

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