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Being a Good Samaritan, the Modern Way

Writing about being a good Samaritan and not being preachy is really next to impossible. There is absolutely no way of doing it without sounding like a person who talks just to hear himself speak. So, why not try and start with the raging new crazes? The hash tags? The …

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Sandeep Desai - Philanthropy on Wheels | Youthopia
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Philanthropy on Wheels – Sandeep Desai

Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the World – Nelson Mandela Here is a story of a Marine Engineer turned Philanthropist, Sandeep Desai. In 1997, he set up a trust, Shloka Missionaries, to launch educational reforms, funded by donations and his earnings. After setting …

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Altruistic Audrey
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Altruistic Audrey

‘Taking care of children has nothing to do with politics. Politics has nothing to do with one’s helping a dying child. Survival, that’s what it’s about. I think perhaps with time, instead of there being a politicization of humanitarian aid, there will be a humanization of politics.’ She is today …

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IT'S YOU! YOU ARE THE GOOD SAMARITAN!
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It’s you! You are the good Samaritan!

We, the aristocrats, bureaucrats and the educated few criticize the current state of affairs but only to watch the world rot in the gut on television. We discuss the statistics of poverty, yet when we witness one right before us, we become the supposedly ‘higher class of people’ who shrug …

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Giving While Living- Chuck Feeney
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Giving While Living- Chuck Feeney

‘Giving while dead, you don’t feel anything. Also, if you give it away today, you can see what it is going to do and then you can rectify your mistakes. But more than that, I think you get satisfaction out of something that happens on your watch.’ Meet Charles ‘Chuck’ …

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Change makers Of Young India
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Change makers Of Young India

“India’s secret weapon: Its young population”. But the term ‘Indian youth’ does not always stand for its exact meaning as India is divided into different strata with regards to the young population too. Sadly, a negligible number of us are courageous enough to do something substantial to attack the roots …

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The Helping Angel
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The Helping Angel

“After I retired, I decided to give something back to the nation that took care of me” “Newspapers in Germany call me the most successful beggar.”   Born on January 01 1934, in Taiping Malaysia, Mr, Shivadas S. Pattanath, always wanted to be a “helping angel”. The 80 year old, …

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Whale Warriors
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Whale Warriors

  Measuring up to thirty meters in length, and weighing up to two hundred tons, the blue whale is largest animal on the planet. With an estimated life span of ninety years, an appetite that necessitates four tons of krill (tiny shrimp-like creatures) a day during some parts of the …

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Craig Rubins - The Revolutionizer
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Craig Rubins – The Revolutionizer

When one sees the colour green, one thinks of various elements that drape them with it. One such element that hits the head, especially of the youth, is cannabis. There is a growing debate on legalisation of marijuana in all the parts of United States and the general public is …

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Is love the new escape way from drugs?
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Is love the new escape way from drugs?

Is love the new escape way from drugs? One day I was sitting around at a bench in the university (it is located in north-India). I was feeling up the silence of the night away from the hostel chip-chap. But as we all know it is customary in the hostels, …

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