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Once Upon A Time…..

Once upon a time there lived a girl. She was 18 years of age and was studying in college. Every day on her way back from college she saw an old blind man crossing the road and she often wondered how he could manoeuvre himself around the place with nothing but a stick for aid. […]

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Kalpana – Sense and Simplicity

As I waited on the second floor of the training block of the Jijabai ITI, I kept wondering, “How would things go? Would I be able to do this properly?” And just that very moment echoes of “We shall overcome” reached my ears. Yes, it was being sung by the girls of ITI enrolled with […]

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ETASHA Shortlisted for iVolunteer Volunteer Awards – VOTE here http://awards.ivolunteer.in/vote/organisation/633

ETASHA has been shortlisted for the iVolunteer Volunteer Awards. Please take 2 seconds to vote for us…..it costs nothing…..and please share and encourage your Facebook friends to share on their accounts and pages! Thanks so much! http://awards.ivolunteer.in/vote/organisation/633

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Ankita: She wants to be a Good Human Being

There are some people who come into your life, and then go away. There are some who come, stay for a while and leave their footprints behind and you are never ever the same again. Ankita Yadav, (19) is one of the latter category of people. She has inspired me to shoot for the moon […]

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ETASHA society’s videos

ETASHA society’s videos.

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Volunteering: Bringing Change to Myself

  As clichéd as it may sound, all good things do come to an end. My vacation ended meaning that I was no longer in India. As such, now seems an appropriate time to reflect on my experience with the ETASHA. Like it has for countless trainees, ETASHA has brought about many subtle yet important […]

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Parul: A People Person

  While I was interviewing one of ETASHA’s longer-serving facilitators, I realised that she has two main passions: meeting new people and helping those in need. Naturally, then, she was attracted to ETASHA because the organization captures such interests perfectly and puts them to constructive use. “I first heard about ETASHA through my aunt, who […]

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Watch “ETASHA – An NGO Training Youth for Employment.wmv” on YouTube

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Watch “UpSkill Capital – Indiegogo fundraising video” on YouTube

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Easuring Social Returns: Why The Double Bottom Line Matters

LONDON, 25 JUNE 2012: In 2011, Kotak Wealth Management forecast the net worth of ultra HNIs in India would grow five-fold by 2015-16.1 According to Merill Lynch Wealth Management and Capgemini, India’s population of high net worth individuals (HNIs) grew by 21% in 2010, to over 150,000. Between them, they accounted for nearly USD600bn of […]

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