The Other Side: Partition Tales From Pakistan

Mohammad Rafeek, a 90-year-old daily wage labourer from Pakistan recalls the day United India got freed from the clutches of British rule. He then relocated to Pakistan with his entire village overnight. Watch the conversation where he shares his memories of the partition: Check out a slideshow on faces of Pakistan from the Partition Tales series:... Continue Reading →

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Dabba Dol: A Unique Way to Stop Open Defecation

Pradeep, a 15-year-old kid from rural Madhya Pradesh is toppling the villager's water vessels to stop them from defecating in open. From people getting angry, awkward and frustrated to understanding the Dabba Dol gang, the results have been funny and successful.

The Rise of Anju Rani and How this 15-year-old Made her Village Child Labour Free

"Why should I be scared if I am speaking the truth?" Anju said as she spoke enthusiastically about the many girls she has helped to attend school. Today, even the older and the orthodox generation of Daulatpur listens to this teenager. They not only agree with what she says, but also support her in her mission. But how did Anju Rani get here? How did she change the mindset of one of the most backward set of people?

Lambani of Koppal: An Incomplete Tale

“I was married when I was 16, I have a kid. I didn’t go to school, but I want my child to be literate. My husband left just after Shiv (her son) was born and hasn’t returned yet. I haven’t even spoken to him for six months. I don’t know if he will ever be back.”

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