November 23, 2015

Hero of the Week: Gandhi

Our Hero of the week is Gandhi! He shows true strength and courage when he fights for what he believes in – equality. Born and raised in a Hindu merchant caste family in coastal Gujarat, western India, and trained in law at the Inner Temple, London, Gandhi first employed nonviolent civil disobedience as an expatriate lawyer in South Africa, in the resident Indian community’s struggle for civil rights. After his return to India in 1915, he set about organising peasants, farmers, and urban labourers to protest against excessive land-tax and […]
May 4, 2016

Gandhi The Revolutionary EverydayHero

Gandhi The Revolutionary EverydayHero (1869-1948) Gandhi, our Everyday Hero of the week, is a real inspiration to all. He left his mark as a Human Rights activist, due to his lifelong struggle for India’s Independence from British rule. When we think of Gandhi, we think of Freedom, Peace and Equality for all. During his 78 years of life, Gandhi achieved much. He excelled in school, moving to England to pursue his Law degree. Later he moved to South Africa and stayed for 21 years. There, he had his first experience […]