Monthly Archives: April 2014

Excerpts from a Fellow’s Diary: Does he need any salary?

I have always felt that to get a clear picture of a situation, one should look at both sides of the coin and with this experience of the last one year, it has only been strengthened. Even government officials and … Continue reading

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Excerpts from a Fellow’s Diary: an Alternate Theory of Relativity

Once during a field trip to a tribal hamlet, I took some time off to visit the nearby anganwadi. I came to know from the anganwadi teacher that it was difficult to get kids to attend anganwadis. The teacher would … Continue reading

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Excerpts from a Fellow’s Diary: Little time to Talk

Out there it was a somewhat unfamiliar world – not there in books, nor depicted in cinema. It was during the initial phase of my deputation with Seva Mandir, when the final project and location had not yet been decided that … Continue reading

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Excerpts from a Fellow’s Diary – beneath the cost of Brinjals

It may be an urban psychology but when we see an old person or a small child selling something, we prefer to buy from them. It may be just to give a helping hand or may be in sympathy. On … Continue reading

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Excerpts from a Fellow’s Diary – People First!

Lakshmi is a master trainer in coir rope making. She sells her produce in the local market and simultaneously trains other women in the same skill. She has studied only till the 5th standard, but she actively monitors several Self … Continue reading

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