Fighting Tuberculosis, Saving Lives!

Tuberculosis, the deadliest communicable disease, has killed over a million people to date. Although the government has taken steps to spread awareness about the disease and is also providing free treatment, Tuberculosis is maintaining a deadly presence and has become the primary health concern. How can a disease be stronger than the Human resolve? The…

Voice Of Men

There are clear-cut demarcations between men and women in our society. The notion that only women are a victim of patriarchal society is largely an accepted one. But sometimes men too have to bear the shackles. Unfortunately, there are not enough laws in the Indian constitution that protect the rights of men. These binaries of…

DIGITAL GREEN

India is an agrarian economy and to boost Indian economy, the agricultural sector needs to be revolutionized. With this sole aim, an NGO – Digital Green – is now reaching out to over 6,000 villages through this organization and working to improve the lives of thousands of farmers. Digital Green enables farmers and villagers residing in…

Maitri- Identity, Dignity, Respect!

Serving as a benevolent friend to the not so well-off in the ever so competitive world, MAITRI, an NGO, works hard to uplift the lives of the underprivileged, introducing a new leash in their lives. Actively working since 2005, MAITRI has helped over 45,000 individuals by providing an access to the basic amenities crucial for…

Deepalaya – Enabling Self-reliance

How much does it take to say a line “Every child deserves a chance?”, one breath maybe. And how much does it take to work on the line “Every child deserves a chance?”, answer is a lifetime indeed. This week MASH Project felicitates the efforts of Mr. T. K. Mathew, Mr. Y. Chackochan and Mr….

People for Parity

“Is your life free of gender- based violence?” is the first question they ask you. ‘People for Parity’ is a Gender- Based Violence prevention initiative working to countermand gender inequality that is prevalent in the society. A conversation with them gave us an insight into their working system and their role in cleaning gender disparity…

Asha for Education – Bringing Hope Through Education

“Education dispels the darkness and brings a new hope in life.” Following these golden words, ASHA, an NGO,  that strives hard to impart selfless education to a multitude of poor little ones for more than two decades. The summer of 1991 was where it all began. A few like-minded students, together at the University of Berkeley,…

A step towards a Safer Community- SafetiPin

With over 10,000 downloads from the Google Play Store, SafetiPin is a well-known app among the masses. With an average rating of 4.0 on 5, the app definitely has a strong presence in the app community. This week, MASH Project harnessed a brilliant opportunity of rendezvous with one of the minds behind the app, Ms. Rashee Mehra, giving…

LIGHT TO THE VANISHING INDIA

Bhakiaraj – a first generation learner from a rural household and Saranya – daughter of a daily wage worker; are a few of the hundreds of names who have seen their life going mud to digital.From under-privileged kids to self dependent technocrats, the one man they will always look up to is Shiv Nadar. The name Shiv…