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Durga Yadav and her extraordinary journey

Durga Yadav is from Delwara, a village near Udaipur, Rajasthan. It’s a typical story of her being married off at the age of 5. She came to live with her husband’s family at the age of 15, becoming a mother only one year later. But the extraordinary journey begins as Durga wanted a different future for her children. She became inspired by her mother-in-law who was a master in stitching and patchwork. Crafts run in the family; her elder sister was working at Sadhna, a women’s cooperative of 700 masters in embroidery in Udaipur, Rajasthan. Sadhna provides income to female...

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Why is personal finance more important for women?

The feminist in me cries hoarse “men and women are same”! However when it comes to finances there are glaring differences which should not be ignored. Many of these challenges are an outcome of our changing socio-economic fabric. Let’s talk about them Income Disruption Out of my close group of 5 friends, only 2 are currently working rest 3 are on a break to take care of their young children!  All of us boast of good education and until our children were born were quite focused on our careers. Given our society makeup, women are still considered as the primary...

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A Proud Mom Shares Her Happiness – Here’s to a Young Achiever Jaysheel

Our member Bhavisha Buddhadeo is a proud mother as her son Jaysheel received The National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement 2017, in the field of Indian Classical Music and Social Service from our honorable President Ram Nath Kovind on 14th November 2017. Here is an excerpt from The President Of India’s FB Page Master Jaysheel Buddhadeo, born on 22nd November 2009, is an environmentalist and a multitalented child. He is extremely skilled in Harmonium and Oration. At such a tender age, he has been able to use his skills very constructively to promote Recycling of Natural Resources to save energy and environment....

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Choti Si Asha- Your Support Can Make A Difference

Gurgaonmoms celebrated Children’s day on 14th November at Excelsior American School with close to about 100 children from five schools in Gurgaon that support the less privileged kids achieve their dreams. The energy and happiness in the air were just infectious! These kids, exhibited confidence, hope, and determination against the daily challenges they see in their everyday lives.They taught us many lessons and left us humbled! With some support and a little push, we can help these kids find a better footing in life. We are listing the details of each of the schools that were a part of this...

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