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From Canada to CRY, working for community development  With this article, we kickstart a new series of interviews and testimonials from our dedicated CRY interns and volunteers. Volunteering is at the very heart of CRY which was born with Rs. 50 and 7 friends sitting around a dining table wanting to do something. Over the years, as we work to…

CRY Volunteers in Bangalore add weight to the fight against malnutrition Volunteers at CRY play a critical role in spreading awareness on children’s issues and also taking action to ensure children’s rights are respected in the society around them through participation in Public Action Groups (PAG). Read on to see how a group of determined volunteers in Bangalore came together…

(written by Krishna, a CRY Mumbai volunteer)My sole reason to sit among these children is to learn what goes on in their mind. What causes them to grow up so fast and look at this world through those oceanic abyss eyes?Last Saturday on Anti Child Labour day, I was once again among them. Almost all those faces were new for…

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By Lara ShankarWhat does volunteering mean? Does it mean going to your local NGO (non government organisation) to help do their work or add value to their programs by teaching children or beautifying their work place? Usually we approach an NGO, we see them doing ‘good work’ and we join to ‘help’. We thus continue to forget our role in…

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Hello,I'm Rita, a newcomer to the CRY blog, and a volunteer at the office in Mumbia. Coming from Canada, everything in India is new to me. As part of the University of Lethbridge Tourist/Study group we've been trying to organize various tours to learn more about India. On Sunday May 13th, we went on a tour to visit the Dharavi…

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