An Event of Pride

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For the first time, 20 sarpanches along with their panches came together to sign a pledge on zero tolerance to violence against women in front of youth from their villages, asha workers, anganwadi workers and other community leaders at an event held on 23rd November at OP Jindal university, collaborating partners of KBC. In a […]

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Festival of Learning – Postcards from Yogyakarta

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By Sanjukta Basu, Senior Program Officer Festival of learning – what a beautiful idea, this idea was the way we concluded the year-long celebration of ASPBAE’s 50th anniversary at the beautiful city Yogyakarta, Indonesia. ‘We’ as in the long term friends and partners of ASPBAE, one of them being, PRIA. Opening of the Festival of […]

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To recognize and celebrate the spirit of voluntarism

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By Manoj Rai, Director PRIA I am writing this from the meeting hall at 21st floor of UNV head quarter in Bonn. The attached photograph was taken from the window just behind my chair where I am sitting now. It shows the then Parliament of erstwhile West Germany, Rhine river and part of the beautiful […]

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101 on the jigsaw puzzle of multi-stakeholder cooperation

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By Sharmila Ray, Sr. Programme Officer (WSP Team) While walking into office on the 12th of November I was obsessively making and editing my bucket list of things to do for the day. I had a nagging doubt at the back of my mind- how I was supposed to meet my deadlines and attend a […]

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Black or White?

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Governance of Global Flows to NGOs There has been a raging controversy in India these past months around ‘recovering black money’ stashed abroad. All kinds of legal and political battles are being fought on the size, significance and ownership of black money kept abroad by Indians. Do NGOs have black money? Do international flows to […]

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I Too Can Direct a Movie Now!

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I Too Can Direct a Movie Now!: Reflections of a first-time trainer Shivani Singh, Program Officer, PRIA I have just returned from facilitating a three day training on project proposal development at JawaharJyoti Bal Vikas Kendra in Samastipur, Bihar. JawaharJyotiBalVikas Kendra works for the socio-economic, educational and cultural development of the most neglected and disadvantaged […]

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