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Seva Cafe: Serving Generosity on a Platter

Seva Cafe: Serving Generosity on a Platter

Apr 29, 2013-- Siddharth Sthalekar quit a lucrative job to explore alternatives to the premise of accumulation. He and his wife Lahar journeyed across India and soon woke up to the beauty of the gift economy -- a system where goods and services are extended unconditionally and without any formal quid pro quo. Their experiences moved the couple to join "Seva Cafe" -- a restaurant powered by generosity rather than a focus on profit. Here volunteers cook and serve meals as a gift, the bill always reads $0 and guests are invited to make a contribution from the heart to keep the circle of giving going. It's an experiment that has been going -- and growing --- successfully for years thanks to the leadership of people like Sthalekar and the universal goodness of strangers. This fascinating article from Forbes shares more. (24278 reads)


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