The Sapling Project

>> Tuesday, August 3, 2010

I admire so many qualities that Mother Teresa exemplified while she was with us but one of the most striking was her ability to convey entire lessons in just a few words. One of my favorites - if I have to pick - “Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person” “.

The Sapling Project conveys this belief marvelously~

The seed of the idea, Satish Vijaykumar recalls, started as something tiny and simple: “One day I was just sitting and thinking about how the average Indian is always worrying about something, but we don’t do anything.”




One thing that sounded doable to the young man of Mumbai, India was to pool together rupees with friends, buy a few saplings, and plant them. “It’s the least I could do,” he thought.

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