Educate Girls

Educate Girls, a nonprofit organization based in India, is empowering women in rural India through increased access to quality education to cut gender inequality. Educate Girls is also the first nonprofit or any organization in India to use Social Impact Bonds to proliferate pay for success as a model for delivering a measurable and sustainable social impact. Continue reading Educate Girls

One for China & India: Mr. Modi& President Xi

Buddha  “Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.”

It is very heartening that Mr. Modi is taking a very moderate and middle path between the US and China as a foreign policy. The relations between China and India go back to more than 2000 years considering the cultural ties between the two countries. Continue reading One for China & India: Mr. Modi& President Xi

Jack Ma, Rise of Digital Payments, China, India and Paytm

Ant Financial backed by Jack Ma of Alibaba fame was recently valued at $150bn in a venture capital round, making it one of the most exciting and creative fintech start-up companies in the world. Ant Financial owns Ali Pay, one of China’s largest payment platform. According to an article published in Seeking Alpha, China leads in mobile payments with estimates at $5.5tr and strides over any other country in the world. Jack Ma is also one of the biggest philanthropists in the world and a bellwether philanthropic entrepreneur icon for China.  Continue reading Jack Ma, Rise of Digital Payments, China, India and Paytm

Happy Raksha Bandhan Day

Today is Raksha Bandhan Day in India. Sisters tie a Rakhi on brother’s hand which is a symbolic tie of love and respect between brothers and sisters. It means a solemn promise on behalf of the brother to protect his sister. (Raksha means to protect in Hindi). The new innovation in Rakhi is an online tech Rakhi which my sister sent me yesterday.

http://www.123greetings.com/send/view/08306117610530656326

 

August 15, India’s 67 Independence Day: Jai Hind…Brothers & Sisters of America

Independence-Day-India-9Yesterday was India’s 67 Independence day celebration. India is world’s largest democracy in terms of population while United States is World’s greatest superpower and democracy. We look at how both countries included each other through the real life of Swami Vivekananda. Swami Vivekananda was an eminent scholar, spiritual master who set out on a long 10 year journey across the world to spread his teachings and message of love. When Swami Vivekananda stared his voyage he went to Hong Kong, Japan, United States and then to United Kingdom. He was warmly received by one and all. It his his experience in United States and England which touched him the most.   Continue reading August 15, India’s 67 Independence Day: Jai Hind…Brothers & Sisters of America