The giving series

<br />All ears: Parveen’s (left) training has taught her to watch out for signs of psychological distress. Indranil Bhoumik/Mint<br />

Beautiful minds

3 min read . 19 Nov 2010
<br />Committed: Rashesh Shah with son Neal (behind him, in a white T-shirt), wife Vidya and daughter Avanti (sitting in her lap) at the Utkarsh Night School in Mumbai. Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint<br />

The trickle-down effect

7 min read . 19 Nov 2010
<br />It’s a new life: Sureshkumar is one of the 30 women auto drivers in Chennai. G.V. Nathan/Mint<br />

Wheels of change

4 min read . 19 Nov 2010
<br />Rewriting the future: Parvathi (extreme left) is determined to keep her daughters away from the family profession of construction labourers. Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint<br />

Building blocks

2 min read . 19 Nov 2010
A matter of choice

A matter of choice

1 min read . 18 Nov 2010
Gifting and giving

Gifting and giving

6 min read . 29 Oct 2010
<br />Homecoming: Slum dwellers have been resettled in Sangharsh Nagar Colony, Powai. Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint<br />

Transformation, a slow process

4 min read . 29 Oct 2010
<br />Homecoming: Slum dwellers have been resettled in Sangharsh Nagar Colony, Powai. Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint<br />

Transformation, a slow process

4 min read . 29 Oct 2010
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Field of dreams

8 min read . 29 Oct 2010
<br />Path to progress: (from left) Prabhakar, Ravinder, Thakur and Diwakar outside their home. Madhu Kapparath/Mint<br />

A slum&#8217;s metamorphosis

5 min read . 29 Oct 2010
Scripting new stories of growth

Scripting new stories of growth

4 min read . 29 Oct 2010
<br />Eyes on the stage: (above) Kumar oversees Salaam Baalak children rehearsing a dance piece; and aspirants line up for theatre auditions at the Armaan children’s home. Photographs by Madhu Kapparath/Min<br />

Art as lifeline

3 min read . 29 Oct 2010
<br />Dispossessed: Makeshift jhuggis at the Shaheed Arjun Das Camp. Madhu Kapparath/Mint<br />

The invisible delhiites

2 min read . 29 Oct 2010
<br />At home: Hasan with Fatima (foreground) and his other chilldren. Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br />

A stitch in time

2 min read . 29 Oct 2010
<br />Empowered: Sheetal (second from left) with her mother Lakshmi (centre) and grandmother Hanumanthi. Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint<br />

Recycling and respect

5 min read . 29 Oct 2010
<br />Identity crisis: Singh says he still gets many questions about his sexuality. Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint<br />

Encounters in the open

5 min read . 29 Oct 2010
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On a grand mission

4 min read . 29 Oct 2010
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Paving their way

3 min read . 29 Oct 2010
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Taking the message home

2 min read . 29 Oct 2010