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Video /Read : ‘How I made bionic arm out of junk’

Wayan Sumartana, known to friends as Tawan, is a 31-year-old man from Bali. Tawan used to be a farmer before he suffered a stroke which completely paralyzed his left arm. Not being able to work for two months, Tawan’s family was suffering. Obsessed with machines and electrical engineering in particular, Tawan decided to take action. He built a machine which …

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Meet Gabi Shuttle : A Cancer Survivor And A Dancer With A Metal Leg

Gabi Shuttle was diagnosed with bone cancer when she was just 11 years old. She fell on, and scraped her knee while ice skating in January 2011, which led to her family and her finding out about the disease. Part of the treatment involved amputating her leg above the knee. Prior to this incident, Gabi  had been dancing for 3 …

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Video/Read : From A Drought-Ridden Region In Rajasthan To A Green Oasis

The single-minded efforts of Chain Singh, a physically challenged man from Delwara, Rajasthan, helped in shaping the landscape from a dust-ridden environment of acute droughts and severely rationed drinking water to greenery and shady trees where the people of his region take pride in participating in his endeavours. Chain Singh first learnt about the impact of nature on climate in …

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