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Anshu Singhal was a part of the Indicorps and Volunteer Ahmedabad facilitated Service Leadership Course in 2006. Currently Anshu is with Genpact in Gurgaon, Haryana.    I am not sure if I can remember the year exactly, but it was way back when I was in my first year of college… I completed my exams [...]

Ahmedabad Ultimate (AU) Indicorps’ local Ultimate Frisbee initiative hosted its second national tournament, the 2009 Ahmedabad Ultimate Open in December. Each of the six teams in attendance had a chance to play one another. The tournament also served as an opportunity for the Indian Ultimate Frisbee community to come together, learn more about one another, [...]

As part of the Indicorps project development team, Pradyumna Gupta traveled 4,260 kilometers (2,647 miles) in two weeks.  Pradyumna’s journey led from Ahmedabad, Gujarat to Angol, Andhra Pradesh, onward to 3 locations in Orissa, and back to home-base in Ahmedabad in less  than two weeks. Pradyumna met dozens of people and created 3 projects for [...]

Rupa Chilukuri’s The Fourth Monkey was first published in Research Foundation for Governance: in India I first heard about the Fourth Monkey at Kanan’s office.  A colleague and I were sitting in her office and noticed the additional monkey attached to the ubiquitous ‘Speak No Evil, Hear No Evil, See No Evil’ monkey set. Kanan [...]

With over two-thousand visitors, the Gandhi Ashram was bustling with activity in honor of his birthday. An event co-sponsored by Volunteer Ahmedabad featured peace games, a kids art corner, street plays on khadi and the importance of taking small actions for change. Prior to the event, DNA newspaper ran an article on the event.

The ‘Design for Giving’ Youth Contest sponsored by Volunteer Ahmedabad and Riverside School (a local private school) encourages youth to create and implement projects for community development. The contest reaches out to the young people of Ahmedabad gives them the platform to implement their own ideas for local projects. It will be the ideas of [...]

With application starts from over 700 people in Canada, Hong Kong, India, South Korea, UAE, UK and US, Indicorps is proud to announce the Aug 2009 Class of 27 Fellows. Indicorps lined up 31 projects with 11 partner organizations across India. Selected through a rigorous screening process, this year’s class includes U.S., British, Canadian, Hong [...]

Indicorps’ five-month Young Professionals Initiative (YPI), led by former fellow Neil Jain (Aug 08) to harness the skills and talent of young professionals for India’s social sector is off to a strong start. YPI’s pilot model focused on government and semi-government related projects in which the YPI associates are able to contribute based on their [...]

The Times of India IIM-A to host frisbee contest 4 Jul 2009, 0013 hrs IST, TNN AHMEDABAD: Thunderous cheers, hooting and loud shouts of “buck up” are a common phenomena these days in the hostel dorms of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), even late in the night.  After all, a match of late [...]

Gaurav Madan The starfilled sky blankets my thoughts tonight. And the images return. The silhouettes of trees are striking in the dark. The edges of pine blur the lines of these moments. At times like this it’s all just so peaceful. The empty roads during late night walks, it almost seems that I have these [...]

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