Initiatives catalyzed by makeadent.org will be, i) novel, ii) longitudinal in effort (just not a firework), and iii) offered for free.
Our motivation is to decrease resource utilization, improve quality, and yet be frugal. These traits are inherent to the land of Gandhism, India, where innovation occurs out of necessity (due to resource limitedness).There is one word to describe it all (and a very popular one in the local language); its termed, “Jugaad.” (In fact, I recommend that all innovators read the book titled, “Jugaad Innovation.”)
“Literacy in itself is no education. Literacy is not the end of education or even the beginning. By education, I mean an all-round drawing out of the best in the child and man – body, mind and spirit.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi