Monthly Archives: July 2010

Partings…

We recently had a series of farewells at Oasis – at our facility at Purnata Bhavan in Igatpuri. The first was a joyous one, when three girls who had more or less grown up at PB moved to the city … Continue reading

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The Small Boy with a Big Smile

Vilas was a small boy with a big smile.  When he grinned he could light up a room.  He began his life at Purnata Bhavan at the age of three and passed from this life to the next at age … Continue reading

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An oasis of faith

For the past many weeks, I have been deliberating with some of my colleagues about how Oasis as a faith based organization should introduce itself in the market place. We do not in any way deny our faith nor do … Continue reading

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Why do men drink so much ?

While on a visit to one of our programs in the slums of Chennai, I noticed that all our programs were structured around women. The program was a very successful one and the team had worked hard with the slum … Continue reading

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A bunch of cowards ?

After consulting with a few senior colleagues on Sunday, we had decided that our offices would remain closed on Monday because of a general strike called by all the political parties in opposition. At least a few of them are known … Continue reading

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A mixed blessing?

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