Usha Hariprasad

Usha Hariprasad is a freelance writer. She is fond of travelling, discovering new places and writes about travel related destinations around Bangalore at Citizen Matters.
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Dark is Beautiful: How to fight skin colour bias i...

The Dark Is Beautiful campaign by Women of Worth addresses the unjust effects of skin colour bias while celebrating the diversity in India of skin ton...
on Jul 21, 2015

Participatory Aquifer Mapping: Understanding and m...

Geologists, hydrologists, academicians and citizens came together for a workshop on understanding the connection between our borewells, lakes and aqui...
on Jul 11, 2015

How SOS organics has successfully created a sustai...

All SOS organics products are made from crops that are completely rain fed, chemical free and using natural farming and sustainable agricultural techn...
on Jun 18, 2015

How a soap recycling initiative is changing lives ...

Sundara is a soap making operation in Mumbai that collects bar soap waste from hotels and recycles it for underprivileged children who cannot afford t...
on Jun 10, 2015

Bye Bye kitchen…Hello online organic food!

Here's a list of online stores offering organic, seasonal, wholesome and fresh food in Bangalore.
on May 30, 2015

7 reasons why you should learn how to ‘Zenta...

I'll have a black pen, a 3 and a half inch paper and 20 minutes of your time, please.
on May 15, 2015

Banna Creations – Retelling Artisan stories

The Alternative talks to Aishwarya Suresh about her journey with Banna and how it has provided a platform to encourage traditional artisans, preserve ...
on Apr 10, 2015

PenPals – Upcycling disposable pens into sus...

Wricha Johari, founder of World Around You, talks about PenPals, their new venture that does something for the Earth no one else has—recycling plast...
on Mar 25, 2015

Project Vruksha – Making every tree count

Wish there was a way to keep a track of the trees in your neighbourhood? Project Vruksha can help you do that with a click of your mouse!
on Mar 10, 2015

Untravel: Explore Bangalore with an Unhurried tour...

Looking to explore your city in a whole new way? Unhurried helps you learn about just how interesting Bangalore's history is, with their guided walks.
on Feb 11, 2015
 

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