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South Asian Development NewsAug 28, 2016
MY STORY: I Volunteered at a Small School in Sikkim Run by 7 Teachers for Free. It Changed My Life.

Mr. Gurung has lived in Sikkim all his life and is now running Sikkim Himalayan ...

 
At an Age When Most People Relax, This Retired Couple Came Back to India to Help Its Poorest

Venkat and Vijaya Iyer, a retired couple living in Bangalore, have devoted their lives for ...

India launches MAA programme to promote breastfeeding

The Indian Health Minister emphasized that breastfeeding is natural and cost effective intervention and should ...

 
Empowering Disabled with Information

32-year-old Sathasivam Kannupayan, who was disabled by a polio attack as a child, launched a website, ...

Taking Cinema to People in Pakistan

Pardey pe Rehne do is Pakistani Cinema on Wheels, a project that wants to extend the ...

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