Category Archives: India

India Developments, and Events in Southern California

Girls School CAP Project

As a part of Cleanliness Amenities Program (CAP) project, Empower Tamizhagam joined hands with BeWo and Revolution by design to build an innovative girls restroom, to encourage cleanliness and hygiene in Government higher secondary school, Aathithanar Nagar, Iyyappanthangal Chennai, India. 

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Empower Tamizhagam Presents Camp for the Differently Abled

Vanakkam! We would like to request your presence and support for a Handicapped Fair (Mattru Thiranaalli Mughaam) scheduled for Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 9am – 2pm. The special screening camp for differently abled persons is being presented by the … Continue reading

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What Price the Environment?

A very compelling article appropriately titled Wealth of Nations in Seed Magazine brings up some essential issues. Indeed, how do you balance the environmental common good with the more mundane matters of economic survival and growth. Excerpt in italics below: … Continue reading

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Most of India’s ‘middle class’ earns between 1K and 2K

Despite its shaky empirical foundations, the myth of the Great Indian Middle Class persists. A new Asian Development Bank report lauds the rise of the Indian middle class and projects it as the engine of global growth. However, according to … Continue reading

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‘More poor’ in India than Africa

The new measure of poverty assesses household poverty. Eight Indian states account for more poor people than in the 26 poorest African countries combined, a new measure of global poverty has found. The Indian states, including Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and … Continue reading

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