Mumbai

Will they ever live beyond 40?

The boys in the above photograph are playing in the garbage dumping ground. Toxic smoke rises from all around, but these kids have no care in the world. No wonder, they might not live beyond 40. The dumping ground is in Deonar and is India’s oldest and largest dumping ground. Few of us might think…

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Hunger, ISKCON, Mumbai, Recognition Received

Recognition received by the ISKCON Food Relief Foundation

ISKCON Food Relief Foundation’s Annamrita venture has received several awards for its good work in the last few years. Here’s a list of a few highlight-worthy ones: Lifebuoy National Child Health Award Received in 2009, by Hindustan Lever Ltd., for outstanding contribution in the sphere of child health and nutrution. D.Y. Patil Annual Achiever’s Award Received in…

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Education, Mazi Sainik Shikshan Ani Swashthya Kalyan Sanstha, Mumbai

How it began – Mazi Sainik Shikshan Ani Swashthya Kalyan Sanstha (MSSASKS)

The dank, dilapidated looking school that houses Daffodil could pass for any unkempt building in a small village. But what sets this organisation apart from the others is the gentleman running the show – a garrulous old man with a stocky built and a never say die attitude. So it came as no surprise when…

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