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  • The Power of WE

    The Power of WE

    Culture & Education | December 13, 2011

    This unfolding story is the type of good news we all need to hear. No one enjoys reading stories of AIDS orphans in Africa. It hurts to hear of a nine year old struggling to care for his younger siblings but it is the situation which has given birth to this good news story

  • India: From present participle to past participle of “Rise”

    India: From present participle to past participle of “Rise”

    Agriculture & Rural Development | December 8, 2011

    The world is reeling. It all started in 2008 with the subprime crisis in the US, which spared no corner of the globe, followed by the fall of the PIGS economies. Later, when the world was waking up to the recovery call, the Middle East fell into turmoil and a tsunami struck Japan. To add to the fire, S&P downgraded the US’s credit rating from AAA to AA+.

  • The Guilty Indian

    The Guilty Indian

    Culture & Education | December 1, 2011

    I’m always amazed when foreigners visit India in search of inner peace. Admittedly, you can discover a lot of wonderful things in India, but peace certainly is not one of them.

  • Spark the Rise Round 3 : “Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results”

    Spark the Rise Round 3 : “Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results”

    News & Updates | December 5, 2011

    Congratulations on a great round! It has been exciting to see Spark the Rise start to take off not just as a grant competition, but as a true community. More and more people are volunteering and offering insights on the discussion board, and communication between project champions is increasing. If your project didn’t win a grant this month, don’t give up! Build yourself a volunteer base and use Spark the Rise as a loudspeaker to attract donations