Rahul Dewan

Trustee, Srijan Foundation

Free tractor service to small landowners

A story from today’s Indian Express: http://www.indianexpress.com/story/24797.html talks about a man Ramesh Arnalkar, a trader from Pune, who is giving out a brand new tractor to small land-owners in Maharashtra’s suicide belt, free of cost to help them till their land, and thus start earning from it. While returning with his wife, Shalini, from a …

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A time to heal

This beautiful article written by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, appeared in the Hindustan Times: http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1930245,00120001.htm. Key points in the article with my notes: Every morning the Puja in Tirupati temple is first offered by the Scheduled Caste Banjara community Dalits have to assert their rights rather than turning their back on Hinduism; It isn’t solving …

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The school at Vasant Kunj, New Delhi

We financially support a non-formal school for underprivileged children at Vasant Kunj, which is run by several volunteers from the upmarket residential colony, under the untiring and highly committed efforts and leadership of Col. (Retd.) Ramakrishna. In the running of the school, Mr. Prasad, a retired Railways officer, is no less motivated than Col. Rama. …

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