AATISH : Sethu’s newest offering to help kids with autism


Goa is no stranger to Sethu and the great work that they do. Founded in 2005, the center has worked with children that have developmental, behavioral, emotional and educational challenges. There are many children in Goa that have been diagnosed with autism. Sethu works tirelessly with them to help them function in their surroundings with […]

The ASHA project for HIV positive kids and families in Goa

HIV positive

To be HIV positive is horrifying. All over the world, there are millions that have been diagnosed with this possible precursor to the dreaded AIDS. Some can last for years and not show any symptoms, while others pass away in a matter of months. It’s a disease for which there is no cure. What does […]

The Street Providence Scheme Bank is helping the poor in a big way

Scheme Bank

It’s important to be educated. Goa has the distinction of having one of the highest literacy rates in the country. But being educated and being literate are two different things. And there are a lot of people that are still neither. Which means fending for themselves and handling their day-to-day activities is almost non-existent. And […]

World Autism Day – spreading autism awareness today and every day

Autism Awareness

“The most interesting people you’ll find are ones that don’t fit into your average cardboard box. They’ll make what they need, they’ll make their own boxes.” Dr. Temple Grandin knows what she is talking about. A  professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, she is also a prominent author and speaker on both autism and […]

Get set for International Womens Day on 8th March

International Womens Day

It’s difficult to be a woman in this day and age. Women have spent lifetimes being subservient and submissive towards the male figures in their lives. We have so much to owe to women, though. They are the strong figures in everyone’s lives. Children will always look to their mothers for comfort first. They are […]

Wheelchair bound 17 year old denied entry to Mangueshi Temple

Mangueshi Temple

The 18th-century Mangueshi Temple at Manguehsi, Ponda, has gotten caught in a controversy for denying entry to a 17-year old wheelchair bound girl from Navi Mumbai into the temple. The  Shree Manguesh temple in Ponda is one of the oldest and most important temples in Goa. The incident happened on October 17 when Sanika Keskar, a Class […]

Zumba for a Cause and Dance For Pink against Breast Cancer


Zumba has been around for a while and has gained quite a bit of momentum in Goa over the last few years. Created by Colombian dancer and cyclist/choreographer Alberto “Beto” “Power Pedal” Perez during the 1990’s in Cali, Colombia, this program is not only fun but also beneficial in helping keep fit. Zumba is a […]