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Uncommon Ground – A CULTURE OF ENOUGH

Ecosystem Building | Jan 2, 2009

Recently, Arghyam, a foundation I have set up to fund initiatives in water and sanitation, needed to hire for a senior position. We put out an ad on a mainstream jobs site, in addition to using development sector channels. To our great surprise, we were absolutely flooded with enquiries.

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