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Stories to Impel

November 23, 2017

100th post on Instagram

Stories to Impel

I started posting regularly on Instagram about 11 months ago. I enjoy sharing my travel tales – not because I love to brag and mark the far-flung places I have set foot on but because I like sharing my thoughts and telling stories in my unique (Uma) way.
Somehow, every photo in my archive seems .

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January 17, 2016

Why World Cultural Festival?

Stories to Impel, Stories to inform

I googled the phrase ‘celebration of diversity’ with a few key word variations. I learnt that the UN has sanctioned a day to celebrate and honor the world’s cultural diversity. I was impressed with the goals and ambitions set out by this great organization but found that the magnitude.

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Stories to Impel

In 1930 my great grand mother who had not even received elementary education used her savings to found a school in her village, in South India. She wanted to make primary education free and accessible to children, especially for the economically backward groups.

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Stories to Impel, Stories to inform, Stories to Inspire

I have read a fair share of farmyard stories, both as a child and as a parent. As a young child exploring the world through books, I loved farmyard stories the most of all – the farmer, the animals, their young ones, the green green grass and the unhurried pace of life depicted in each story.

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September 9, 2010

Karma Kalender 2011

Stories to Impel

Karma Kalender, a calendar project, is a private initiative to support Doctors for Developing Countries/Ärtze die Dritte Welt – an international medical humanitarian organization that sends doctors to projects in the Philippines, India, Bangladesh, Kenya and Nicaragua.If you, your partner/friends/colleagues are evaluating calendars for 2011.

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September 4, 2010

International, eh?

Stories to Impel

Nowadays the front-runners in the list of self descriptive adjectives seem to be ‘international’ and ‘global’. Or at least that’s what I hear frequently around where I live. In a world of global inter dependencies and diverse work environments, it is hardly a wonder that these same adjectives which were once used only by relief agencies.

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