Miss Divya Ulhare aged 12 has a very poorly functioning heart. Her heart function is only 10-15%.The only option for her to survive is by Heart Transplant. She is very poor and will need atleast Rs 8 Lakhs for surgery and medicines. Dr Manoj Durairaj cardiac surgeon is helping her raise money through his charitable trust. Continue reading “THIS GIRL NEEDS HEART TRANSPLANT PLEASE HELP: Sr. Lucy Kurien”
All data has been corrupted on my Laptop due to Cerber Ransomware. A hilarious group which has encrypted all data on my computer and justifies its existence by claiming that its not a virus. The only way to get access to your data is by purchasing their software. I will do a recovery and restore back my laptop. Continue reading “Announcement…Very Important”
Over the last few years global philanthropy is on a rise, primarily due to the initiative taken by Bill and MELINDA Foundation. They played a fundamental role in increasing awareness on humanitarian and social issues which in many ways set the benchmark for global philanthropy while Chan Zuckerberg Initiative a game changer. Still the poverty and inequity is rising in the world. Continue reading “Global Humanitarianism and India’s Philanthropic Ecosystem”
Sister Lucy Kurien, founder of Maher India will be awarded The Nari Shakti NationalAward 2015 on 8 March at Rashtrapathi Bhavan, New Delhi by President of India.
I have covered Maher in many articles here on my blog and contribution of Sister Lucy and team Maher are well appreciated and respected. Its great that Indian government has finally recognized her tireless humanitarian efforts. We need more women like Sister Lucy in our great country.
About 35 Years Back somewhere near United States Coastal Region
A small boat was rocking as it made its way towards shores of the promised land…America. A huge storm was blowing with heavy downpour lashing across the boat. Tucked under on the side of the boat were a couple of Vietnamese refugees of Chinese origin who had bravely endured the journey for many days. It had been a few days since they had eaten anything. They held their hands together in vivid apprehension…of their future in the new country and held their hands together in hope…hope for a better future…a future they wanted to build together…little did they know that their daughter will not only become immensely successful but would go on to become an icon…A person who would forever change the way we know philanthropic initiatives across the world. She along with her husband will change the lives of many underprivileged people and create history. Continue reading “Why 2015 belongs to Priscilla Chan, America and Philanthropy…”
Got to teach at Poona School today. I had missed the kids considering my Yoga Vacation at Sivananada Ashram. Took for the first time a late class at 7.10 pm but the similes on all the kids makes my day. Taught the subtle difference between words like See/ Watch and Observe. Plan to bring some more innovative methods to teach them also known as impactful education.