Worldview took the Global Activism series on the road to India in conjunction with the Chicago-based NGO, India Development Service (IDS). We’ll continue the series today with our visit to the most densely populated desert region on Earth, India’s Rajasthan State.
Worldview took Global Activism on the road to India! The Chicago-based NGO, India Development Service (IDS), guided us through big cities like, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad, as well as to remote villages and towns. We met people working to overcome challenges like illiteracy, educating girls, class issues, clean water supply.
With relations between Cuba and the United States looking to normalize, the island has become a hot new travel destination. Airbnb already has listings up but the lack of reliable internet has brought some complications. We also talk to Richard Joseph about how Nigeria has coped with the historic elections and our Global Activism takes us back to India to talk with S.R. Hiremath.
A Mexican lawyer, Alejandra Ancheita founded the organization ProDESC to protect the rights of Mexico's marginalized communities. She joined us on the show to talk about her efforts against the Mexican government. We also talk to Jordan Ritter Conn, a contributor for Grantland, about Sim Bhullar, the first NBA player of Indian descent.
Worldview traveled to India with the India Development Service. This stop in Delhi was a visit to an environmental group that works with rag pickers. Together they’ve made recycling into a profitable proposition. We also talk about the historic deal reached with Iran and the anniversary of the Falkland Islands War.
We see how real life international politics play out in the virtual world through the gaming sensation Eve Online. Historian John Schmidt takes us back to 1979 and an historic peace agreement. And, we get an update on the work to combat TB with Operation ASHA.
Worldview was in India! For nearly twenty years on Worldview, India Development Service (IDS), a Chicago-based investment NGO that grants seed money to service and development projects across India, struck up the idea to bring Worldview to India and talk with their grantees working on-the-ground. Nila Vora and Nilesh Kothari of IDS guided us as we bounced around to big cities like, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad, as well to remote villages and towns. Today we'll visit the Shanti Bhavan Children's Project in Bangalore.