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South Asian Development NewsSep 23, 2017
Village Gets 101 Toilets in 12 Hours

A s a part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan village of Siachen martyr Lance Naik ...

Doctor Pepper

By assiduously sharing his knowledge with farmers, 68 year old Dr Madhugiri Narayana Rao Venugopal, a ...

Delhi Teenager Brings Sunshine in Rural Leh

For Ananya Saluja it all started in 2015 when she volunteered to mentor an underprivileged girl ...

The Rohingya of Pakistan

Abuse, mistrust and discrimination are the everyday trials of Rohingya people in Pakistan. ...

From Information to Empowerment

The Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) has been delivering government entitlements efficiently to villages in 350 locations ...

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"Signs of Light": Good News From South Asia

Aziza Tyabj Hyadri: Hope for the Hearing Disabled
In 30 years, more than 800 children have received therapy and remain enrolled with AURED. Currently about 200 children visit the AURED centre at Mahalaxmi for personalised sessions.

Dogs Get Back Friendicoes
Frendicoes, the hallmark animal shelter of Delhi was started as a kindness club for stray animals in the 1970s by a group of school children under the Defence Colony flyover.

The Good Doctor of Kota
A barefoot village boy who only owned a pair of clothes translated hardship into hard work to become an eye surgeon, and today runs a 30-bed Suvi Eye Care which offers free surgeries to needy patients.

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