Empathy : Convert the Negative to Positive by Raunak Bhandari

By Volunteer Raunak Bhandari, FHI Jodhpur “Bro, you sound like you are allergic to stupidity.”  Haven’t we used this many times? Why are we so unforgiving and overly critical towards stupidity is the question we must ask ourselves. Voice, heart, and character make a person empathetic. How would it be if you were able to see what…

Early termination from school : needs a full stop by Nidhi Lohia

By Volunteer Nidhi Lohia, FHI Kolkata It is said that there is no end to gaining knowledge, one can never cease to learn. However, not all are privileged to receive a formal education, let alone aspiring to learn throughout their lives. Primary education might have been guaranteed by the government for children belonging to the…

The survival of the fittest by Selvalakshmi

By Volunteer Selvalakshmi Arullselvam, FHI Pondicherry Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world. – Nelson Mandela Education is deemed as the golden ticket to upliftment. And when I say upliftment, what flashes past our minds are scenarios of financial independence, pumped up self-esteem, societal acknowledgement and inclusivity. But to…

Awareness About Child Trafficking by Shritama

By Volunteer Shritama Sarkar, FHI Bangalore As we drive back home, we see innocent faces on the streets selling the things they should be playing with, sometimes balloons, sometimes a toy car. We buy them, sometimes we don’t, and just grant them a few pennies. But with this, do we really help them? She was…