Suhash Ediga once said " My Father Works for the Farmers " in reference to his father Suresh Ediga and I dont think there is a better recognition for the journey Suresh has taken as the crusader for the farmers in India and elsewhere. Just because some child asked for books and plates to go with that, Shyla Talluricompletely redefined the ever growing landscape of rural and urban education and in under 24 months, made an impact to more than 150,000 children. Try reading that
is what we want to change for a million girls in the next ten years or sooner. Today is the last day of 8th grade for my kids Sarayu, Suhani and Sanju. For rest of the world and especially India, Nepal and Pakistan there is a steady drop of girls enrollment from 9th to 12th grade.
For some it's the last day of school, forever. Fewer Govt Schools, long distances and lack of transportation to schools, increase in education cost, priority shifting from education to early marria
The vision of Pari is not just give a Pari Pad to the girl in need but a Pad that can allow them for a fighting chance at equality. Pari Pad for Schools and Homes
Baala Pads for girls and women in slums and Nepal
Extend our partner Baala ‘s vision in Rajasthan and Slums of Delhi
Support and become an anchor for partner Daisy’s vision in Lahore for Daisy Pads 100,000 Pads scheduled to be distributed this summer. #mhmday2019
We have come a long way in the evolution of the Pari Pad. Not just the Pad but the packaging. So are the children. I have great respect and love for these kids who inspite of sleeping really late on Saturday nights, make an effort to come to changemakers class on Sunday morning and listen to my stories and persevere and go back home nurturing the thought of changing the world. In this journey , all of us have matured in our thought process, approach and most importantly in ou
- BAALA AMBASSADOR, #changemakers2030 PADS FOR A CHANGE
Ojasvi is one of our Changemakers who is a deep thinker, very methodical in process, who believes in less words and more action, meticulous planning ,leads and changes the world for 100 girls/women in India. 50 Women in Delhi Slums will be on Baala Pads for the next 18 months because of Ojasvi and she will also be our champion of our own girls at Seruds for Pari Pads. In addition more girls will be on pads because of Oj
In the spirit of the Oscar win, sharing an infographic of what my friend Soumya Dabriwal has single handedly accomplished in less than 18 months from inception. Impacting and Changing the world for Women and Girls every day and every week of every month in a year in Delhi, Rajasthan and all over in India. Landscape includes Tanzania,Ghana,Nepal and more to come. #sustainablepads
( Read that as Gender Equality Vision ) Most women in India, Pakistan and Nepal don’t have a clue on Menstruation and Pads and on the opposite end of spectrum we have an Oscar for a short film on Periods and even a Bollywood film Padman. Movies and Oscars certainly don’t have the reach that each of us have to our own people in our villages and towns in our countries of origin and unless we do something about it, the dynamic is not going to change for women and girl children .