Category: Life

1by2coffee – Voice from Egypt – Iman Bibars 0

1by2coffee – Voice from Egypt – Iman Bibars

Vibha helped me to get in touch with Iman Bibars ( I am extremely sorry for mispronouncing your name) who works with Ashoka.org in Egypt. In this ten minute telephone interview we talk about situation in Egypt, expectations of people of Egypt from rest of the world, mainly India. And of course is...

The year that was 2010 10

The year that was 2010

Now that you are used to “The year that was (2007, 2008, 2009)” posts, I will get into the post with out introduction. 1. Sabbatical – spent most of my time at Janaagraha thanks to Infosys. My sabbatical will end on Jan 15. Wait for a detailed post. 2. My sister got married....

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Let women get in touch with the world

As you know I have been working with UbuntuAtWork for an year now. We help women micro entrepreneurs enhance their capabilities, pursue their entrepreneurial aspirations, and escape poverty. According to me computers and internet can help them in big way. This holiday season I want to raise $500 to setup a computer center...

Curiosity is the mother of all 8

Curiosity is the mother of all

T was very young then to understand how the world worked. Even though his parents were Govt employees, they lived in a village outside Bangalore. T was very fond of his mama G (mama means uncle. G was actually his Chikappa, fathers cousin brother but T always called him mama). Well actually he...

Why 3kfor30? 4

Why 3kfor30?

I have been talking about this travel with everybody. This is the question I get asked all the time. It may not be the exact question but in essence yes. The most generic question “why train why not flight?” Well I love trains and I want to travel in Himsagar Express. Its the...