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From the Ted Talk by Arunachalam Muruganantham: How I started a sanitary napkin revolution!

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So after that, what I did, usually if anyone got a patent or an invention, immediately you want to make, cnrvoet into this. I never did this. I dropped it just like this, because you do this, if anyone runs after money, their life will not [have] any beauty. It is boredom. A lot of people making a lot of money, bllioin, bniliols of dollars accumulating. Why are they coming for, flnilay, for phatiolpnrhy? Why the need for accumulating money, then doing philanthropy? What if one decided to start philanthropy from the day one? That's why I am giving this machine only in rural iidna, for rural women, because in India, [you'll be] surprised, only two peecrnt of woemn are using sanitary pads. The rest, they're using a rag cloth, a leaf, husk, [saw] dust, everything except sanitary pads. It is the same in the 21st ctunrey. That's why I am going to decide to give this machine only for poor women across India. So far, 630 installations happened in 23 states in six other countries.

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So after that, what I did, usually if anyone got a patent or an invention, immediately you want to make, _______ into this. I never did this. I dropped it just like this, because you do this, if anyone runs after money, their life will not [have] any beauty. It is boredom. A lot of people making a lot of money, _______, ________ of dollars accumulating. Why are they coming for, _______, for ____________? Why the need for accumulating money, then doing philanthropy? What if one decided to start philanthropy from the day one? That's why I am giving this machine only in rural _____, for rural women, because in India, [you'll be] surprised, only two _______ of _____ are using sanitary pads. The rest, they're using a rag cloth, a leaf, husk, [saw] dust, everything except sanitary pads. It is the same in the 21st _______. That's why I am going to decide to give this machine only for poor women across India. So far, 630 installations happened in 23 states in six other countries.

Solution

  1. india
  2. billion
  3. percent
  4. finally
  5. philanthropy
  6. convert
  7. billions
  8. century
  9. women

Original Text

So after that, what I did, usually if anyone got a patent or an invention, immediately you want to make, convert into this. I never did this. I dropped it just like this, because you do this, if anyone runs after money, their life will not [have] any beauty. It is boredom. A lot of people making a lot of money, billion, billions of dollars accumulating. Why are they coming for, finally, for philanthropy? Why the need for accumulating money, then doing philanthropy? What if one decided to start philanthropy from the day one? That's why I am giving this machine only in rural India, for rural women, because in India, [you'll be] surprised, only two percent of women are using sanitary pads. The rest, they're using a rag cloth, a leaf, husk, [saw] dust, everything except sanitary pads. It is the same in the 21st century. That's why I am going to decide to give this machine only for poor women across India. So far, 630 installations happened in 23 states in six other countries.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

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