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February 2014, The 5th Space Series »

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Chintan Girish Modi
In the last of the series on 5th Space Projects, this article explores the work of SAHER, an organisation in Mumbai working on peacebuilding between communities. Peacebuilding involves changing attitudes, beliefs and behaviours and moving towards non-violent and creative responses to conflict. Read up this interesting piece to get an idea on how SAHER started.

January 2014, The 5th Space Series »

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Chintan Girish Modi

Imagine you wake up one morning and find a swing hanging in a derelict open ground. Sourav Biswas and his Red Swing Projet hang swings in spaces you never thought could turn into happy play zones thus bringing cheer to adults and kids alike.

November 2013, The 5th Space Series »

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Chintan Girish Modi

Follow her heart is what Anurupa Roy did when she chose a career in puppetry. Anurupa uses her skill in puppetry to send out strong social messages. Anurupa has used puppetry to entertain, educate, and heal people.

October 2013, The 5th Space Series »

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Chintan Girish Modi
This month’s focus on people making a difference in education is on Ravi Gulati who runs an NGO called Manzil. Manzil serves the children of housemaids, electricians, drivers and servants. Read all about this inspiring effort.

August 2013, The 5th Space Series »

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Chintan Girish Modi
When young people make positive contributions to their communities by channelising their energies through projects that are personally meaningful and enriching, then it makes for interesting reading. Here is a profile of one such story-telling enthusiast who has made a great difference to his community.