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Literacy Giving Wings of Self-Dependence to Shahnaz, TARA Akhshar+ Learner


Dainik Jagran, Varanasi covered the heartwarming story of Shahnaz, a resident of Veerbhadrapatti village, Bhadohi, Varanasi. The article captures the life journey of Shahnaz and how her determination to become financially independent overpowered her disability. It mentions the significant role played by DA's TARA Akshar + Programme in bringing a welcome change in her life.

Awareness Workshop on Utilisation of Fly Ash Bricks - Media Coverage


An Awareness Workshop on the Utilisation of Fly Ash Bricks was conducted on 5th June and 14th June 2018, at Supaul and Motihar, Champaran District, Bihar. On the occasion of World Environment Day, it discussed the advantages of using this eco-friendly material for construction, encouraging entrepreneurs to set up and drive their enterprises in this direction.

la Caixa Coalition Launch Event Media Coverage


The la Caixa Coalition Launch Event took place in Taragram Orchha and Zila Panchayat Hall, Mirzapur. The coalition has been launched in both Bundelkhand and Eastern Uttar Pradesh to service a network of 5000 entrepreneurs. The objective has been to promote a listening and learning discourse on entrepreneurship and job creation with various stakeholders. This is a compilation of the programme and the event being covered by various media organisations..

Media Coverage of TARA Akshar+ Gyan Chaupali Training


Media has covered the ongoing literacy classes of the TARA Akshar+ programme. This programme has become highly successful, owing to its use of advanced learning and memory techniques for enabling functional literacy of rural women in just 56 days, followed by Gyan Chaupali classes of six months.

Dr. Ashok quoted in the Gulf Today


Dr. Ashok Khosla, Indian environmentalist and Founder of the Development Alternatives group, has been a recipient of the Zayed International Prize for the Environment in the second category in 2014. He said Sheikh Zayed was one of the "greatest heroes" of the 20th century because of his vision and his generosity in promoting causes for humanity.

Media Coverage of the Training Programmes of Disaster-Resilient Techno


Development Alternatives conducted two training workshops, ‘Adaptation of New/Existing Technologies: CSEB and Concrete Block Production Training’ and ‘Adaptation of New/ Existing Technologies: Pine Shingle, Timber Trusses and Timber Treatment Training’ from 26th to 29th March and 2nd to 7th April 2018, in Kamad Village (Dunda Block, Uttarkashi District) and Forest Research Institute Campus (Dehradun, Uttarakhand), respectively. This media coverage has captured the trainings conducted under DST TIMELEARN Project.

Community Rozgar Mela, Madhya Pradesh


A Community Rozgar Mela was organised by the Development Alternatives (DA) Group, in partnership with the Ford Foundation, on 23rd April 2018, with the aim to spread awareness about employment, and to build the capacity of youth to link them with suitable livelihoods.

TARAAkshar+ Empowering Lives of Women through Literacy


TARA Akshar+, a Literacy and Numeracy programme, is a highly successful and cost effective method which uses advanced learning and memory techniques, and modern information technology, for enabling illiterate rural women to read, write and do simple arithmetic in just 56 days. This document is a collation of stories of the TARA Akshar+ Programme covered by media.

Award for 'Excellent Work' in Watershed Development in Uttar Pradesh


Pura Watershed Development Samiti and Budhpura Samiti, two group institutions nurtured and promoted by Development Alternatives, receive the Certificate of Award for 'Excellent Work’ in Uttar Pradesh for Watershed Development from NABARD.

TARAAkshar+ graduate Haseena Begum transforms lives of women


Media has captured the inspiring story of Haseena Begum, a TARA Akshar+ learner. With her capacity built and enhanced by Development Alternatives, she is currently the trainer at one of the units of Jaipur Rugs in Varanasi - having successfully transformed the lives of more than 40 women.

Certificate of Award for ‘Excellent Work’ in WADI implementation in Uttar Pradesh


Sonebhadra WADI Samiti, a group institution nurtured and promoted by Development Alternatives, receives the Certificate of Award for 'Excellent Work’ in Uttar Pradesh for implementation of WADI under the Tribal Development Fund and Watershed Development Fund from NABARD.

International Women's Day Celebration 2018 - Media Coverage


International Women's Day 2018 was celebrated with full fervor in Aurai Block of Bhadohi District, Uttar Pradesh on 8 Mar 2018.

Jobs We Want Flagship Event of Work 4 Progress - Media Coverage


Development Alternatives alongwith " la Caixa" Foundation, the leading foundation in Spain, and the third foundation worldwide in number of assets, launched an initiative "Work 4 Progress".

Development alternatives and "la Caixa" foundation, Spain join hands to create "Jobs we Want"


Development Alternatives (DA), a premier social enterprise working in the field of sustainable development alongwith " la Caixa" Foundation, the leading foundation in Spain, and the third foundation worldwide in number of assets, launched an initiative "Work 4 Progress".

Empowering entrepreneurs in India by creating solutions with the community


Development Alternatives has been covered by Business Standard in view of the Flagship Event of Work 4 Progress - 'Jobs We Want'. Dr. Ashok Khosla, Chairman and Shrashtant Patara, Senior Vice President, Development Alternatives have been quoted

Trying to cement a sustainable future


Development Alternatives has been quoted in The Hindu Business Line in the article titled 'Trying to cement a sustainable future'. Mahendra Singhi, Group CEO, Dalmia Cement Bharat Limited and Co-Chair, Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI), India, has quoted DA's research on Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3) during the interview.



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