Planting the Roots of Change

Anyone even remotely concerned with the environment has heard of Swechha. A 17 year old organisation, it has achieved immeasurable success in its vision of “Education, Environment, and Enterprise”. Run on the philosophy of ‘Be the Change’ Swechha preaches both day-to-day and entrepreneurial activism. The youth of today embody this philosophy and make Swechha what…

SHUBHAKSHIKA NGO VISIT

  The team of nexus visited an NGO, Shubhakshika Educational Society; which is a non-profit organisation. The NGO has been working for education, rehabilitation and uplift of the underprivileged and the marginalised sections of the society by providing opportunities for education, by imparting employment oriented vocational skills, by creating awareness about relevant issues through camps and…

Learning About Faith and Environment

Surrounded by the intermixing Lush Greenery and rich history at the Hauz Khauz monument in Delhi, I got a chance to interview Mr. Manu Singh, chairman SDS (Sarva Dharma Samvad). SDS focuses on involving youth in interfaith dialogues for peace. When asked about what this organisation does, Manu tells me that it focuses on the…

KEY TO HUMAN SURVIVAL AND ENSUING TRIUMPH

Are humans the smartest creatures in this world? No. They are not. And yet, they have managed to make a spot for themselves at the top of the food chain. They banded together to ensure their survival and climbed the top of the ladder with help of their species. Humans had trust, which other beings…

Utopia

While criticism of all the SDGs and questioning their effectiveness seems like a piece of cake, It’s time we consider the possibility of success for once in our lives. So here is a to a day that may be some time be the present. Flash forward to 2030. All sustainable development goals are fulfilled, the…

Perks of Being a Wallflower

In a world where humans have to deal with so many obstacles and problems in life, it is easier to be a wallflower. According to the theory of reincarnation, given by Ekta Kapoor, there is a chance that we might be reborn as a wallflower in our next life, and considering the current scenario of…

Are SDGs Realistic?

The plan to obtain sustainable development before 2030 globally might look solid, but is it realistic? The 2030 Agenda comprises 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will guide policy and funding for the next 15 years, beginning with a historic pledge to end poverty, everywhere, permanently. The concept of the SDGs was born at the…

Texting, Cab-sharing and Goodwill; the 21st Century NGO

“Is it an organisation?” | “Not really” | “Is it an NGO?” | “Sure | “LOR tho miltha hoga” | “Nope. Office bhi nahi hai” | “Oh! Tho turn out tho kam hi hoga?” | || “Wrong again, 8870 volunteers fed 2 million people in just 3 years.” ||  The Robin Hood Army (RHA) has…

Coffee & Conversation on Social Entrepreneurship with Enactus IGDTUW.

“It’s time we initiate conversation around things that matter !” To stimulate a meaningful conversation amongst the community of change-makers , MASH Project and Ashoka  jointly organised ‘Coffee & Conversations on Social Entrepreneurship’. On 20 April 2017, ‘Coffee & Conversations on Social Entrepreneurship’ was held & concluded  in Indira Gandhi Delhi Technological University for Women,  which was a…