Brick by brick, Evelyn Sharma builds home for underprivileged

On International Women’s Day, model and Bollywood actress Evelyn Sharma drove to the dusty wasteland of Karjat under the scorching sun to participate in a house building activity arranged under the campaign ‘Women Build India’ by Habitat for Humanity. She talks to Premjit Mohapatra.

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Bhavesh Bhatia, the blind founder of a multi-crore company

Paralympian, trekker and entrepreneur, visually-impaired Bhavesh Chandubhai Bhatia founded Sunrise Candles, which is run by over 2,280 blind individuals and enjoys a turnover over Rs. 25 crores. He was recently awarded by the Nipman Foundation. He spoke to Premjit Mohapatra about his journey.

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Wheelchair warrior Madhavi Latha to take her basketball team to Thailand

A crowdfunding campaign to raise INR 15.25L by the Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India (WBFI) can take the Indian Paralympics story further, with a team that will compete at Asia Oceania championships in Bangkok between the 21st to 28th of January 2017.

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Tamana Chona: From cerebral palsy to teacher & marathoner

Tamana Chona is special. She has an NGO and school for special children named after her. Born with cerebral palsy and spasticity, she spoke her first words and took her first steps at the age of nine years. At 46, she is a nursery teacher in a mainstream school and marathoner. She spoke to Anuradha Varma about her incredible journey.

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