Small Talk

Small Talk With H.R. Rajendra

CHANGE leaders do great things, and often that is all we know about them. Here we want to get a different glimpse of the personalities that constitute the development space. Every month we get one leader to answer four questions, not necessarily about their work, but about themselves. This week we catch up with H.R.…

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The unseen children
Mid-Day Meal, Stories of hope, The Akshaya Patra Foundation

The future of the unseen children

Ever since their displacement from Mizoram in 1995, around 29,000 people from the Bru-Reang community have been living in ‘temporary’ relief camps in North Tripura. They suffer myriad issues including poor facilities for education. The Great India Talent School supported by Akshaya Patra was opened in 2017 and provides free education and midday meals to…

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Happy to Report

Ending Food Wastage Is Bourdain’s Legacy

AMERICAN celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain tragically passed away earlier this month. His legacy is not just his culinary achievements, published works, or TV food and travel documentaries, but also his outspoken advocacy against food wastage. According to the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization, “1/3 of the food produced for human consumption every year –…

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Happy to Report

End To Hunger Out Of Thin Air?

DID you know that hunger is the #1 cause of death in India and the world? Shocking, isn’t it? Especially as we produce more than enough food to feed the 7.4billion people on this planet. Despite that, 815million people go to bed hungry and 194.6 million of those reside in India. So, why are people still going…

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