Small Talk

Small Talk With Sanghamitra Iyengar

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 Sanghamitra…

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Happy to Report

No To HIV Stigma, It’s Official

HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is one of the world’s worst health epidemics. Today 36.7million people globally live with HIV, but 30% don’t even know it.  Despite the fact that two-thirds of sufferers live in sub-Saharan Africa, HIV is more widespread than we think. Due to its size, India actually has the third largest HIV…

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How it all began at DEAN Foundation

Deepa Muthiyan, the founder of Dean Foundation was born in Renigunta, Andhra Pradesh and grew up in the Nilgiris. It has been said that very strong bonds are formed between grandmothers and granddaughters, both powerful and meaningful. Such was the relationship between Deepa and her grandmother. Her grandmother was a doctor herself who lived and…

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