Daan Utsav

Daan Utsav

#DaanUtsav is celebrated every year in the month of October where people from various areas perform acts of kindness by giving their time, material, or money in interesting ways to any cause(s) they believe in.   The Problem – The pandemic this year has really hit so many lives across the world. The schools are shut and …

Enhancing Access To Education

Enhancing Access To Education

There is only one government-aided secondary school in the vicinity which the dam displaced students attend which is located in Tamhini. So along with health, education is a big question mark that requires urgent answers.  While in each village there is a Zilla Parishad primary school, there is only one secondary school in Tamhini – …

Health Facilities For The Have-nots

Health Facilities For The Have-nots

Village Tamhini in Taluka Mulshi, Pune Zilla, blessed with nature’s beauty is popularly known as the gateway to Konkan.  40 Kilometers away from Pune in Mulshi village is a small dam owned by a private company. It was built 100 years ago during the British rule with the intention of illuminating Mumbai.  The construction was …

Education In times of Corona

Education In times of Corona

‘School closed but learning goes on’ is an oft used term these days every time the topic of education comes up. The ‘locked down’ in March left the whole of India transformed. The first few months saw children enjoy their ‘extended holidays.’ But for how long can we afford this scenario to last? When will …

Nursing Assistants

Nursing Assistants

Project: Sakal Social Foundation and Login Institutes’ joint efforts to fight the current situation! The proposed Nursing Assistant courses are the need of the hour. To provide skill development training to youth aims to empower them by upskilling and enabling more employment in the healthcare sector as Nursing Assistants. Students who have cleared 10th grade …

General Duty Assistant Campaign

General Duty Assistant Campaign

Project: Sakal Social Foundation and Login Institutes’ joint efforts to fight the current situation! The proposed General duty assistant and Nursing Assistant courses are the need of the hour. To provide skill development training to youth aims to empower them by upskilling and enabling more employment in the healthcare sector as Nursing Assistants. Students who …

Purandar Fort Daulatmangal Fort Cleanliness Drive

Purandar Fort Daulatmangal Fort Cleanliness Drive

When people of our society do not realize the worth of cleanliness because of less awareness our heritage and our culture suffer, Sakal Social Foundation, Social For Action and Shayadari Foundation is spearheading the initiative of #TeamUpToCleanUp Forts and other heritage sites of Maharashtra. More than 67 Volunteers descended upon Daulatmangal fort _ Bhuleshwar Temple with an …

Hawa Mahal Murders – N. J kulkarni

Hawa Mahal Murders – N. J kulkarni

What did you learn when writing the book and what surprised you the most? I learnt that writing a book 99% perspiration! And what surprised me the most was how much I loved immersing myself in a fictional world. It was as if I was there, living and breathing the same air the characters breathed. …

Teaching Children about Animals with Music

Teaching Children about Animals with Music

Can you imagine educating children about compassion and peacefully coexisting with all animals in their ecosystem and teaching them about animal safety through music and movement? When you want to teach children about animals, sometimes you just have to get creative! RESQ, TAAL Inc and Sakal NIE tied up earlier this year to conduct these …

What’s Happening In Present Determines What Historian Selects

What’s Happening In Present Determines What Historian Selects

In Bengal, there were only 2,000 Britishers, training an army of 2,00,000 sepoys with the money they borrowed from Marwaris. It was quite audacious, but the East India Company got away with it,” says Scottish author William Dalrymple. His latest book Dalrymple, who was in the city to talk about his book, tells us, how …