Countless lives have been saved due to evacuation efforts by the Indian government, but hundreds of thousands of people are now in need of humanitarian assistance.
In the wake of Cyclone Phailin, Oxfam teams are setting out to identify the greatest needs.
With landfall of Cyclone Phailin imminent on the coast of India, Oxfam is standing by and preparing to respond as needed.
Read Katherine Boo’s “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai undercity” and it will open your eyes about what it means to really get to know a place and its people and to tell their story accurately–no small responsibility. This is the story of Annawadi, a desperately poor community of families […]
Some powerful statistics bring home the message that Mother’s Day is an opportunity to honor not just the women you know and love, but in effect, all women everywhere.
My home country of India has made remarkable progress--and still faces great challenges. That's why I was glad to hear Obama acknowledge both during his recent visit.
The number of hungry people around the world almost equals the total population of India. Part of the solution is to help poor countries boost their agriculture.
A birthday present prompts some thinking about global hunger.
According to Singer, it is possible to live an ethical life in a Bombay world--one that contains both great wealth and stark emptiness.