Small Wonders

Big Change At Small Change

IN a rare instance of nonprofit mergers, Small Change has joined forces with GiveIndia, India’s first and largest giving platform – to scale giving from ordinary citizens and make a meaningful impact on alleviating poverty. Both organisations only raise funds for nonprofits.  The two platforms pooling together is a result of their mission alignment to…

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Small Wonders

The Power Of Giving

ONE evening I was in a giving quandary – a situation many will relate to. It was an after-dinner outing with friends, sitting in a car like many other groups, in front of a famous dessert cafe in Bengaluru. The norm is that the waiters come to you, take your order, you eat your chosen guilty pleasure…

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Indians abroad look to home to give back

INDIA has the largest diaspora population in the world with 17million Indians living abroad as expats in 2017 –  but most maintain a deep connection to their home country. Non-resident Indians (NRIs) take pride in India’s extraordinary economic growth since 1990. However, they can’t ignore the fact that in the United Nations’ most recent Human Development Index, India ranked 131 out…

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Happy to Report

The Quiet Altruism Of George Michael

BRITISH singer songwriter, George Michael, who first made headlines as one-half of the teen duo Wham!, was one of the best-selling musical artists of all time and, apparently, a generous philanthropist. After his death late last year, many stories of George Michael’s charitable giving began to make headlines. A true altruist, he was intensely private…

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