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Rural Immersion For DPS Patna Students

Rural Immersion Programme (RIP), the six-days, five-nights long residency at Parivartan, Siwan meant for the students of classes XI from Delhi Public School, Patna began on October 23, 2016. Under the RIP, student participants along with their teacher mentors got an opportunity to explore rural realities in the most authentic state, to dabble into the folk…

हर हर Digital

While editing the movie “Ajay”, all of a sudden the laptop screen blacks out. The battery runs out. I observe my ‘face’ intently rather than hastening to find the power supply. “let it be black and clear for some time. Let it be non-digital and non-connected.”, I suggest to myself. The face becomes clearer…in fact,…

What Is Sexual Harassment?

Recently I attended a workshop on sexual harassment. Dhriiti and Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. organized the workshop to aware its beautypreneur trainees of Mongolpuri area of North West Delhi, around 30 beautypreneur trainee women from nearby areas has participated in the workshop and the workshop was conducted by SafeCity , an organization working for awareness…

Connecting The Dots

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” I am sitting in mud staring at a bee box, wondering why the queen bee is not laying eggs. It’s been almost 2 weeks since the queen…

Aga Bai Areccha

‘Development of SHG’s.’.. I was pretty excited with this job profile. And the day arrived when the first meeting was scheduled. As soon as I entered into the room sixteen women were there sitting in front of me, and it was first time when I was facing these many females at once. So it was…

Welcome to Bacchon ki Phulwari

Statement: “आपका बच्चा कुपोषित है” Reaction: “लेकिन यहाँ पर तो हर बच्चा एक जैसा ही  दिखता है!” “ये कुपोषण क्या है?” She’s right! All children look the same. How do you expect the mothers to understand that her child is underweight or malnourished? Oh! Underweight and malnourished are 2 different terms, is it? Yes, it is. You…