Prison Program Case Studies: Success stories

  • The gift of a yoga mat

    At the outset of a prisoner rehabilitation course in Peru’s Piedras Gordas Prison, the prisoners were given a gift: a yoga mat. The mat could have been passed off as something to make the course...
  • Prison SMART in Tihar Jail

    Tihar Jail The Prison SMART program was introduced in Tihar Jail in 1999. More than 120,000 inmates from prisons in India have undergone the Prison SMART program with spectacular results. In...
  • Smiling Uniforms

    It is rare to see a smiling, calm and an energetic policeman (women included) on the streets of India. But, for the citizens of the far northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, this won’t be a rare...
  • Love In The Life Of A Criminal

    Unfathomable are the ways of Love! With love comes compassion, belongingness. Love has no border, it sees no color, it doesn’t differentiate, it embraces all. Even the toughest of criminals, when shown...
  • Yoga Behind Bars

    None of those prisoners who have done Sudarshan Kriya have come back to jail till date, shares Sadashiv Kamath, a prison program teacher, teaching actively in the Mangalore central jail. Regular courses,...
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