World of Giving

This businesswoman has a brilliant way to fight poverty

It isn’t uncommon for entrepreneurs to be philanthropists. They run some of the world’s largest charitable organisations. But it isn’t often that you find someone who sells their multi-million dollar business and sets up a nonprofit that works to eradicate poverty with the money. That’s the story of Christel DeHaan, the 76-year-old founder of Christel…

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8 Ways To Celebrate Daan Utsav This Year

The forces of good are rallying all around India. Daan Utsav is in the air and everyone is looking for ways to simply give! There are volunteer groups sprouting up in cities. Offices are holding collection drives. Schools are encouraging their students to give back. Communities are coming together to do their bit for each…

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Campaigns and Initiatives

Let’s #RebuildKerala Together

In August 2018, heavy rains and subsequent flooding in Kerala wreaked havoc across the state. The floods led to over 350 deaths, affected a population of over 50 lakh people, and over 2 lakh people have been evacuated (as per recent reports). The floods led to immense devastation, and there is a long way for…

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Why You Should Make Giving a Habit

Think about some of your greatest accomplishments. Getting your dream job. Feeling healthy and fit after a period of committed workouts. Being able to afford that trip you have always wanted to take. What’s something they all have in common? They take time to accomplish. And usually involve a great deal of effort. That’s the…

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Giving as a Culture

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead If you walked in someone else’s shoes and feel what they felt, Would you treat them differently? Humans are an inherently social species. We have thrived because we take…

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