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Here’s what your $10/month charity can do

Have you ever felt that you do not have enough to make a difference in someone’s life? Well, give it a thought again. If you can spare $1000 on your monthly groceries, you are fairly in a good enough position to support someone for years. Here are a few charities you can contribute to through GiveIndia within $10/month.

Small Wonders

5 Creative Fundraising Campaigns

INDIA’s tenth Daan Utsav just ended with tens of thousands of people celebrating the giving festival by donating their time, money, skills or even hugs.  As different kinds of donation campaigns flooded social media, the one thing that became clear was the need to stand out. The ease of electronic transactions has taken online fundraising…

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Fundraising Is Selfless – Just Do It!

By MICAH BRANAMAN SHARMA —- THE festive season is here once again! As families come together to celebrate a variety of festivals from Navaratri, and Durga Puja to Dussehra and Diwali, consumer spending traditionally skyrockets. To harness the excesses of consumerism for good, #DaanUtsav, literally the donation festival, kicks off in tandem with this celebratory…

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Prometheus Unbound: Fire And Optimism In India

By CHIDANAND RAJGHATTA —- EVEN in the United States, a country that’s no stranger to monumental acts of philanthropy, Azim Premji’s generous gift for primary education in India created a ripple, generating headlines such as “India’s Bill Gates donates $2 billion” and “India’s Warren Buffett…” Although the money went into a trust to fund education…

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More celebs need to be real-life heroes

By CHIRAG MALKANI —- BONO, the rockstar and activist, acknowledges the power of celebrity, saying: “It’s silly, but it’s a kind of currency, and you have to spend it wisely.” That is, if you spend it at all. Yes, there are famous personalities who, like Bono, have aligned themselves to social causes – but are there enough of them,…

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Small Wonders

My Big Fat Charity Wedding

IN India,  weddings give us the opportunity to celebrate our culture through elaborate customs and rituals. We all know what wedding season really means though: extensive guest lists, extravagant jewellery, ornate venues and exorbitant amounts of food. Considering India hosts around 10million weddings annually and spends more than ₹100,000 crore on everything from invitations to honeymoons,…

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Change Yourself, Change The World

By VENKAT KRISHNAN N —- I HAD an interesting conversation with a seasoned development professional some years back, as he held forth on why ‘charity is bad and development is good’. “Imagine,” he said, “that you are standing by a river, and you see a baby floating by, obviously thrown into the water and likely to…

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