The Right to Education

Education is the foundation stone of a strong and stable future. India’s literacy rate was recorded at a dismal 74%. (Census, 2011). One might wonder if there is any significant difference between being literate and being educated – and there is. Literacy is purely to deal with the ability to read and write. Education is […]

WBDesk: Riya Gosain

WBDesk brings you closer to our employees! Find out what goes on behind the desk, what the job entails, the daily routine, and what is the inspiration behind joining Wishes and Blessings!   Riya Gosain Marketing Manager   Feminist at heart, my second love is Marketing! I love to read and scribble in my free […]

International Women’s Day

On the 8th of March, all around the world, people join hands to celebrate International Women’s Day. One might wonder why it’s important to celebrate the women in our lives. This day helps us focus on important issues like women empowerment and gender equality. Even in the 21st century, we do not have a gender […]

World NGO Day

World NGO Day is celebrated every year on the 27th of February across the globe. The tagline for this day is ‘Celebrate, Commemorate and Collaborate’. This day is used by organizations to give in-depth knowledge of NGOs, how they work and why there is a need for them in our society. The main aim is to inspire […]

Spreading Warmth to the Homeless

Delhi/NCR experienced its coldest and longest winter in 15 years. December, January and February saw extreme drops in temperature, smog as well as regular showers and thunderstorms. The wintry, cold conditions made the days dreary, and the nights freezing. Some of us are fortunate enough to have homes that are equipped with everything we might […]

Week of Love- Blogarity, Valentine’s Day and Delhi’s Youth!

Valentine’s Day is here – a day when people rush to declare their love, or despair about their singlehood. The tradition of celebrating your love has moved from just one day and now a whole week is dedicated to celebrating your love for your near and dear ones. It is now very common to see people […]

WBDesk: Barkha Hazarika

WBDesk brings you closer to our employees! Find out what goes on behind the desk, what the job entails, the daily routine, and what is the inspiration behind joining Wishes and Blessings! —————————————————————————————————————————————–   Barkha Hazarika Media and Outreach Officer   I hail from the Northeast region of the country – Assam. After completing my […]

Volunteer- Become a Changemaker!

Have you always wanted to volunteer but haven’t found the right path as yet? Are you interested in becoming part of a larger community comprising of agents of social change? Read on to find out how you can be a Changemaker! —————————————————————————————————————————————– In the 21st century, we are becoming increasingly aware that society consists of […]

National Girl Child Day: WB Edition

January 24th is celebrated as National Girl Child Day. In India, the sex ratio is abysmal, to say the least. According to the 2011 census, India’s child sex ratio continues to fall and has declined to 914 girls for every 1,000 boys as compared to 927 in 2001. What is National Girl Day?     […]

Nizamuddin: The Journey

  When the Wishes and Blessings team was carrying out its first winter drive in 2014, they came across one Rainbasera that particularly stood out. The Nizamuddin shelter was home to many young children and women, some of whom were quite elderly. When the team was distributing winter relief, the children chatted non-stop with team […]