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Poverty in India

Some Students Have To Swim To School In This Country

AP | AJIT SULANKI | Posted 08.14.2014 | World

SAJANPURA VILLAGE, India (AP) — It's a long, wet journey to school for 61 teenagers in part of western India. If they want to learn, they have no ch...

India To Deposit Money In Accounts Of Millions Of Poor

AP | ASHOK SHARMA | Posted 10.20.2012 | World

NEW DELHI -- The Indian government is preparing to directly transfer cash to the bank accounts of millions of poor people who often become victims of ...

Leveraging Technology to Feed India's Hungry Children

Jesse Seaver | Posted 06.26.2012 | Impact
Jesse Seaver

A wholesome mid-day meal, served in schools, helps break the cycle of poverty and helps children to become productive global citizens.

How to Keep Poverty Low

Devinder Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Devinder Sharma

In a significant move, the Supreme Court in India has questioned the very basis of counting the poor in the country. Realising that the poverty line i...