There will be haters, there will be doubters, there will be non-believers, and then there will be you proving them wrong. When Elon musk stepped into rocket business people mocked him that he can’t do this with the crazy and impossible ideas. Not only criticism he also faced financial loss and had a nervous breakdown in 2008 when Tesla Motors …Read More »
Story Of Chintakindi Mallesham How A Weaver Son Made It to the Forbes List of 7 Powerful Rural Entrepreneurs!
Chintakindi Mallesham was born in Sharjipet, a small village in Telangana, in a family of handloom weavers. He grew up witnessing his mother Laxmi go through unbearable pain while making saris and felt unable to help her. Since it was the family’s traditional business, she had no option but to keep weaving saris, even if it meant sustaining a lot …Read More »
Prafulla Samantara, 67, fought to protect a community and its forest land from being consumed by mining activities. He affirmed the indigenous population of Dongria Kondh of their rights by protecting them against the massive bauxite mining by Vedanta Resources. He has lived among the tribals of the Niyamgiri hills, battling with them at every step and risking his life. …Read More »
From Selling Goods In Street’s To Wining An International Gold Medal In Skating Here Is The Inspiring Story Of Rajkumar Tiwari
Rajkumar Tiwari, India’s first ice skater to win an international gold medal – a young man from New Delhi who is slowly building his future on the foundation of his dreams. Son of a street hawker from Sadar Bazar area in Delhi, Rajkumar was diagnosed with moderate intellectual disability at an early age, after an accident in which he fell …Read More »
Words like ‘inspiration’ and ‘pride’ are associated with people who are differently-abled, never are the words, ‘strong’, ‘sexy’ or ‘powerful’ used. To remedy that, Project Rising Above, an initiative of Mission Smile – Pledge Your Day, was conceived by co-founder of Mission Smile, Preeti Rai. There are reel heroes, and then there are real heroes. The real heroes are the …Read More »
In August 1999, Vadodara-based doctor Subroto Das‘s car hit a tree beside a highway in the dead of the night, leaving three persons injured. But help arrived only after a harrowing wait of nearly five hours. The helplessness that he and two of his co-travellers experienced on that day led to an initiative that has changed the way a highway …Read More »