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. (28306 reads)
Read Full Story
Search by keyword:
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the rest of the world calls butterfly.
Subscribe to DailyGood
We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 246,286 by entering your email below.