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Why GiveIndia really is a Great Place To Work

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WHEN GiveIndia applied to take part in the Great Place To Work (GPTW) Institute’s survey for the first time (2020-2021), it was a white canvas for us. We started making notes on what constitutes the fabric of our organization and the aspect that matters to GiveIndia the most – making our employees’ journey impactful, not by following our guiding...

Swami Vivekananda inspires the youth to give and serve

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NATIONAL Youth Day is celebrated every year on January 12, to honour the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, one of India's most incredible spiritual and inspirational leaders, who believed in the power of youth and service to humanity. Swami Vivekananda was a great believer in the potential of youth to change the world. He urged the Indian youth to educate...

‘We are committed to empower marginalised children’

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WHEN six like-minded alumni of Azim Premji University conducted a survey of children in migrant settlements along the Sarjapur Road of Bengaluru, they were shocked at the alarming number of young kids out of school. Together, they established Gubbachi (meaning sparrow) - a learning community that would act as a bridge between these marginalised children and schools. GiveIndia speaks with...

10 NGOs empowering Indian farmers to grow and sustain

10 NGOs empowering Indian farmers to grow and sustain
Support Indian farmers to raise voice for their rights. Help these NGOs to improve the plight of the poor farmers in India.

GiveIndia survey: Health and hunger are citizens’ top concerns

Hunger is a top concern
COVID-19 saw a dramatic worsening of India's health and hunger situation, exposing the fragility of the country's health infrastructure, food security and livelihood systems. So the revelations of GiveIndia's annual Giving Survey came as no surprise - with the majority (67%) seeing developing treatment for a disease, tackling hunger, and  providing access to nutritious food and essential health services...

10 NGOs which have revolutionised healthcare in India

10 NGOs which have revolutionised Healthcare in India
ONE among the numerous challenges in the healthcare sector in India has been lack of access to quality services for the poor and marginalised communities. This has been largely due to dismal investment in public healthcare which is just at 1% of the GDP — among the lowest in the world. The healthcare infrastructure came under considerable strain during the...

‘Women who are illiterate face more atrocities’

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DEVENDRA KUMAR, who grew up amidst extreme poverty in a crime-ridden slum in Delhi, has a mission: to build a safe, gender-neutral and inclusive society. To achieve this, he founded  Ladli Foundation Trust which runs several community outreach programmes focused on empowering vulnerable women and children of the marginalised sections of society. Over the last decade, Ladli Foundation Trust has...

10 ways of giving back this Christmas

10 ways of giving back this Christmas
TALKING about giving, former Prime Minister of Great Britain, Sir Winston Churchill, said: “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” There isn’t a better time to give than during the holiday season of Christmas and the run up to the New Year. Worldwide charitable giving increases during the festival season, and...

Christmas gift idea for children in shelter homes

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IN the holiday season, as people turn their thoughts to spending time with family, friends and giving each other presents as tokens of love, for children in orphanages it means little. But an NGO that looks after the welfare of over 3,500 children in India’s institutional care homes across the country, has a Christmas gift idea for you -...

ICRF-2: A giving collective that rose to the occasion

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ICRF-2, our flagship philanthropy collective, was one like no other and empowered us to make greater impact, faster. Pintu Yadav, a waste-picker living in Delhi’s Palam area, had sacks of recyclable materials, but he had no place to sell them because of the lockdown during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Days turned into weeks and his family ran...