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My Moment of Truth @ “Being Human” , Durban

My Moment of Truth @ “Being Human” , Durban

During one of the sessions of the “Being Human” workshops at the Krishna Rabilal Foundation in Merebank, Durban, the participants were asked to write about fears: what they think fears are, why we are fearful and what can be done to resolve these fears. What these youngsters came out with are some astoundingly true insights [...]

Volunteer’s Diary

Volunteer’s Diary

Everyone comes together for “The Salutation” and when the final echos of our cries subside, I look around and see everyone wearing the white Yuva Ekta T-shirts on their torsos and a magnificent grin on their faces! We had all found what we wanted at that moment! Shashank Angiras(Facilitator, Yuva Ekta 2010 workshops)

Climate Change

The need of the hour is to conserve our environment. Due to climate change and global warming there is a drastic change in the environment . Carbon dioxide levels are rising, rivers are becoming polluted, etc, are the headlines of today. Due to climate change there are new vector born diseases which never existed before.
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My Letter to the Prime Minister

My Letter to the Prime Minister

“You have probably received numerous letters like this before, which you and predecessors have kindly ignored, let me assure you sir that such letters will continue to reach you and will not stop until justice is delivered to the Bhopal Victims.”

My Letter to the Prime Minister

My Letter to the Prime Minister

“Can we PLEASE be a little more humane?”

My Letter to the Prime Minister

My Letter to the Prime Minister

“The clips were totally heart wrenching and disturbing. It sent a chill down my spine as I saw the images of the deformed bodies of the babies who were born in the December 1984 period. I wouldn’t like to repeat the information because you know it better than me.”

My Letter to the Prime Minister

My Letter to the Prime Minister

“The system has to change, and its upto you, sir, to do it. Please feel for the victims and try to mitigate their suffrage.”

My Letter to the Prime Minister

My Letter to the Prime Minister

“Sir, even though no satisfactory steps have been taken, I would like to ask you, what would you have done if you had lost your child who had barely started walking to the tragedy?”

My Moment of Truth@Apeejay School, Kolkata

My Moment of Truth@Apeejay School, Kolkata

Some feedback from the students of Apeejay School, Kolkata who were part of the Being Human workshops during July and August, 2010.

My Moment of Truth@ Apeejay School, Kolkata

My Moment of Truth@ Apeejay School, Kolkata

A few responses jotted down by the students of Apeejay School, Kolkata at the “Being Human” Workshops, July 2010. Read on to explore what they experienced: