Yearly Archives: 2015

Inspiring success story of Ingvar Kamprad, founder of IKEA

Ingvar Feodor Kamprad was born on 30 March 1926, in a small farm called Elmtaryd near village of Agunnaryd, in the Swedish province of Småland. Kamprad started showing interest in business even as a small boy.Hebegan to develop a business … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Deborah’s story: From Tsunami survivor to Cycling role model

Deborah was just nine years old when the deadly tsunami struck the Car Nicobar air base where her father works. Her entire family was displaced due to the natural calamity and she had to spend a whole day on a … Continue reading

( 1 ) Comment

Inspiring story of Jan Koum, a college drop out who started WhatsApp

Jan Koum, co-founder of WhatsApp was born in a small village near Kiev in Ukraine. He was the only child of a housewife and a construction manager who built hospitals and schools. His house did not even have electricity.He led … Continue reading

( 1 ) Comment

Success story of Krishnammal Jagannathan in procuring land for landless labourers

Krishnammal Jagannathan was born to a landless Dalit family in 1926. She was the fifth child of seven children and grew up in Ayankottai in Dindugul district in Tamil Nadu. After completing primary school in the nearby village of Pattiveeranpatti, … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Inspiring story of vegetable seller who built hospital for poor

Subhashini Mistry lives in a village called Hanspukur just about 20 Km south of the city of Kolkata. Misfortune dogged Subhashini Mistry from the moment of her birth. She was born during the Bengal famine that drove impoverished farmers to … Continue reading

Leave a comment