Category: Poverty

  • The forsaken children of India

    The forsaken children of India

    Being invisible in the world’s largest democracy By Nina Badwal | July 11, 2024 Three boys walking through a slum in Agra, India. (Photo: Dulana Kodithuwakku / Unsplash) India is a country known for the majestic Taj Mahal, Bollywood, Yoga, Butter Chicken and Masala. These are just some of the wonderful aspects of the exotic…

  • Udayan Care: Turning tragedy into triumph

    Udayan Care: Turning tragedy into triumph

    How an NGO was born from the ashes of a mother’s grief By Nina Badwal | May 21, 2024 Founder of Udayan Care, Kiran Modi. (Photo: Udayan Care) As a big believer in higher education, Kiran Modi saw her son Udayan, off to college in the United States — far from her home in India.…