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What is so special about ShikshaDaan?

Bindu and I set up ShikshaDaan Foundation in the year 2012. The next three years sort of went away as we got to get various registrations, approvals and exemptions from the Government. Also, we wanted to study the higher education space in detail and come up with a unique value delivery model that truly delivers … Continue reading

Microvolunteering: The Magic of Engaging Time-Strapped Supporters in Meaningful Nonprofit Tasks – Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

An interesting post on the subject of volunteering. While almost all the NGOs would prefer long term committed volunteers, even if few in numbers, the post advocates the benefits of finding episodic volunteers or as I understand, short term or one time need based volunteers who can still deliver value. From brief, hands-on assignments to … Continue reading

medium.com/the-polymath-project/rethinking-education-c8754b3d77b4 Have always believed that there is a direct correlation between education and economic prosperity. This belief is also based on my own case. Have also read a number of articles backed by data to support this correlation. However the author of the article presents a different view on the subject. Please read the article..

Stories that not only impress but also inspire!

I love to read stories. Read stories that not only impress but also inspire me to act. I have read and been inspired by lots of stories….biographies, incidents and events from the lives of great men and women, business stories and histories, from Panchtantra, Aesop’s fables, Vikramaditya, Akbar and Birbal, Tenali Raman, world of sports….the … Continue reading