Category Archives: Direct Dil Se (Interviews)

SOS Children’s Villages – Contribute To Educate Orphans

sos children's village

IMC interviewed Lynn Croneberger, CEO of SOS Children’s Villages – USA, about the SOS Children’s Villages venture and how can we help our children learn the art of ‘giving’.   SOS Children’s Villages builds families for orphaned, abandoned and other vulnerable children in 134 countries, including India. Founded in 1949, we provide children with the love and long-term…

Interview With Divya Berry – The Person Behind The Exciting Venture ThaiCrate!

ThaiCrate started by Divya Berry is a  home delivery/take-away kitchen based in South Delhi which is offering fresh and authentic Thai food to delight all food lovers out there. Delivered to doorstep, the recipes are crafted with great care and the materials sourced with great passion. In their own words, each dish has a story, an identity,…

Youreka – Connecting Children To Nature

We spoke to Nalini Dhariwal, Director of Youreka, an organization which runs nature camps for children. Youreka holds three to five days camps for children (currently in Mumbai based schools). In their own words, these camps called  ‘Youreka For Schools’ program unfolds through a sequence of individual and group tasks and outdoor activities at Kambre (At an altitude…

Suraya’s Gift: The Story Catcher Children by Malavika Nataraj – [#Giveaway]

Suraya's Gift

Suraya’s Gift : The Story Catcher Children , by Malavika Nataraj, published by Penguin Books.  Suraya’s Gift by Malavika Nataraj is that one book that is interchangeable with your childhood. Suraya, a nine-year old, is the type of girl who scribbles stories on the back of her school and is often told she has a ‘big…

iPaatti Product Review

When you are in a foreign place, teaching children, the mother tongue becomes a difficult task. We recently posted about learning Hindi and the products that are available. Now it’s time for Tamil. Looking for interesting books and products to teach your kids Tamil? Then iPaatti products are one of your best bet.  I am from…

A Chat with the Author of ‘Exit Interview…Amrita Mukherjee

Amrita Mukerejee

Today, we chat with Amrita Mukherjee, the author of ‘Exit interview’. We ask her about her motivation behind the book and much more… IMC: Can you tell us a bit about your motivation behind Exit Interview? AM: I have always believed in challenging stereotypes. I wanted to do the same when I wrote Exit Interview. That was my prime…