Siragu – The school on feathers

Publié 27 février 2014 no picture Ishan_GEMConnect_Chennai_India

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Many of us believe that we are doing the best we can for the society with the limited resources we have. But can resources ever be a limitation to the amount of work that we can do? Siragu is a school in the rural areas of North Chennai and I wish to tell you about how I was inspired upon visiting them. They not only use innovative methods of teaching but also utilise their resourcs sustainably. But apart from these, the most important point about the school is that all the s...


The only one who can tell you “you can’t” is you.

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I get to school and find out that I’m a part of a United Nations Video Conference and have been given an opportunity to make a difference in the world. I was excited, but the first thing that came to my mind was “me, make a difference.... how on earth can an individual do that.... I CAN’T”. This happened 10 days ago. But now after a lot of group discussions and research, I’ve realised how much difference I can make as a member of society. We have looked up many case stu...


Does this world belong to us or do we belong to this world?

Publié 3 février 2014 no picture Ishan_GEMConnect_Chennai_India

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There was a time when all people in the world were trying to conquer it and rule over it. In other words they were trying to make the world “theirs.” Many of us today believe that man has improved since then, but have we really? We still treat the world as if something is ours alone and we will do whatever we want with it. We still use (actually exploit) resources as though they were made only for our consumption. It’s high time we realise that this world, our Mother Earth,...


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