Small Wonders

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

Small Talk With Ankit Manchanda

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 Ankit…

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The Power Of Giving

ONE evening I was in a giving quandary – a situation many will relate to. It was an after-dinner outing with friends, sitting in a car like many other groups, in front of a famous dessert cafe in Bengaluru. The norm is that the waiters come to you, take your order, you eat your chosen guilty pleasure…

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Small Talk With Dhirendra Pratap Singh

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 Dhirendra…

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5 Simple Ways To Go Zero Waste

ZERO wastage seems like a mammoth task for many – the term itself creates that intimidation. Don’t worry, by zero waste we all mean close to zero waste. To be part of the sustainable movement is surprisingly pocket-friendly and easily implementable, it just takes dedication towards the cause. Start by observing the amount of trash…

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Change Your Mind

Sex, Death And Charity

By SARA ADHIKARI —- STRUNG together, these three words seem like an odd combination or, at best, click bait. But in my experience, all of them are linked by the squirm factor that private conversations on the subjects inevitably evoke. Take my dearly departed dad, for instance, or Baba as I called him. As a…

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Small Talk with Percy Ghaswala

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 Percy…

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You Can Make Others’ Wishes Come True!

GLOBAL giving trends show that hope and empathy inspire most donors to give – and the holidays, including the end-of-year festive season, motivate 61% of them. In Asia in particular, surveys have shown that religious giving is more diverse than any other region, with 32% of donors giving at Christmas, 25% at Eid al-Fitr, and…

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