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India’s hidden hotbeds of invention – Anil Gupta and the Honey Bee Network on TED.com

Anil Gupta is on the hunt for the developing world’s unsung inventors — indigenous entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, hidden by poverty, could change many people’s lives. He shows how the Honey Bee Network helps them build the connections they need — … Continue reading

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Video | On creating ProtoVillages in every district of India so “poverty would have no space to exist”: A Search for Resilience | Kalyan Akkipeddi | TEDxGurugram

TEDx Talks Published on Apr 3, 2017 On a quest to understand the failure of existing mechanisms to measure and address poverty, Kalyan Akkipeddi researched and developed an organic solution to the economic troubles of the weakest, least developed sections … Continue reading

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School in the cloud: Children with mentors on the other side of the world

Alison Gee BBC World Service [Magazine], BBC 25 April 2014 | Read the full report >> Five years ago, an Indian schoolboy struck up an unlikely friendship with a retired teacher in London – and with her help he is … Continue reading

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Video | Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud – TED video talk

Educational researcher Dr. Sugata Mitra’s “Hole in the Wall” experiments have shown that, in the absence of supervision or formal teaching, children can teach themselves and each other, if they’re motivated by curiosity and peer interest. In 1999, Mitra and … Continue reading

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Video | Development starts with community: Bunker Roy (Founder, Barefoot College) – Rajasthan

Visit the Barefoot College website www.barefootcollege.org Address BAREFOOT COLLEGE Tilonia-305816, Via Madanganj District Ajmer, Rajasthan, India Source: Barefoot College | Contact Us Address : http://www.barefootcollege.org/about/contact-us/ Date Visited: Sat Nov 09 2013 19:46:25 GMT+0100 (CET) Related videos www.youtube.com/user/barefootcollege Barefoot College is a … Continue reading

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