EVERYDAY HEROES

Harpreet Singh

These Villagers Are Saving Endangered Olive Ridley Turtles, And You Can Join In Too

Every other day, I read about animals being harmed for selfies and other selfish pursuits, and it makes me wonder, where did all the good people go? Well, some of those good people definitely live in Velas, a magical, sleepy little coastal village about 250km from Mumbai. Why is this place special you ask? The amazing humans of this village have taken it upon themselves to save tiny baby Olive Ridley turtles.
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WATCH: How Chennai Volunteers Made 1.7 Lakh Food Boxes In 90 Hours

When the Chennai floods hit, restaurant owner Santosh decided to help by cooking a big batch of food for those in need. Word spread and volunteers began arriving in droves to help out. Together, working for straight 90 hours, they cooked, packed and distributed 1.7 lakh boxes of food. In the time when nothing seemed certain, these 300 people decided to choose hope and action. Watch their inspiring story in this short video.

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