The Journey To Bagru

It had been three years since I last visited an artisan cluster. The last time I did I was mesmerized by the beauty of the fabric but overwhelmed with the human effort it involved and shocked at the state of this culture losing its value. Last time it made me think of how we can …

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Delhi-based Khwaab takes under its wings women who had forgotten to dream

As featured on YourStory.com, by Sharika Nair. Sangeeta had grown up in the picturesque mountains of Uttarakhand, on the banks of the Bhagirathi River. But her childhood was sullied by the prevailing taboo against educating girls in her community, with girls usually being forced to drop out of school as early as by fifth grade. …

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A Day At Khwaab

Wanting to get into the social sector myself, I’d been meaning to visit or volunteer with an NGO to get a better feel of how it functions. Having had heard about Khwaab through a friend, I decided to get in touch with them to see if there was anything I could offer to help them …

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Melody of Sangeeta

The treacherous sea holds everlasting depth of sorrow and misery, but only the brave overcome the unruly waves to attain their purpose in life. As you walk up the stairs of the building Khwaab is operating from and as you look into the eyes of the women who have made Khwaab their second home, you …

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Assimilation of Purpose

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. – Dalai Lama When we look at today’s world, our belief in his saying strengthens. We live each day amidst the turmoil of monetary benefits, power, struggle to provide and greed to become more than what we are. And all of this makes …

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