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Taj Mahal reflecting pool

Photos: India Study Abroad Program

View new photos of the SLCC India Study Abroad program.
Street Kids of Mumbai

Street kids: fending for themselves

Displaced by horrific circumstances and subject to extreme exploitation, thousands of Indian children live on the streets.
Other side of the tracks

Wealth disparity and the housing crisis in Mumbai

For any socially responsible entrepreneurs in urban development, India is poised for investment that goes beyond just the bottom line.
Salman and friends

Booksellers and convergence in India

The longtime business of selling books on the street is being kicked to the curb by politics and technology.
Table of vocational workshop products

Special needs students find stability at Akshar School

With so many disabled Indian youth lacking assistance, the Akshar School has become a haven for special needs students.
Papa dum quality control

Lijjat Papad, a majority women-run enterprise

Lijjat Pappad is a socially responsible papa dum co-op run mostly by women.
Gulumb women's goods on display

The future of entrepreneurship is female, and rural India is no exception

Literacy and opportunity prove to be great obstacles for women in Gulumb, but their spirit and desire to succeed in business does not waver.
Roadways packed with vehicles

Controlled chaos: driving etiquette in India

Navigating the busy streets of India can be an adventure in its own right.
Noah and Marcie with MIT faculty

Observations on the state of journalism

Students at the Maharashtra Institute of Technology voice their concerns about misinformation in the digital age.
Maharashtra Institute of Technology campus

First Impressions

Chetan Agrawal analyzes body language cues with remarkable insight during a guest presentation at Maharashtra Institute of Technology.
Visitors walk down to cleansing pool

Gurdwara Sis Ganj: progressivism 500 years before its time

The Gurdwara Sis Ganj, a Sikh temple in metropolitan Delhi, stands as an important symbol for the faith.
Women collect cloth donations

Not Just a Piece of Cloth

A number of impoverished regions throughout India require basic necessities and non-profit organization, Goonj, leads the way in giving aid.