Guest Blog, Mission 10 Million Meals

“To stay away from charity for fear of corruption is like staying away from driving for fear of traffic jams.” | Aditya Sahay (Head – Engineering, Sqrrl Fintech)

Let me begin with a confession.  I haven’t been a very charitable person for most of my life. The most common form of giving that I’ve practiced is donating old books, toys, clothes and appliances, where the act was as much driven by the need for spring cleaning than genuinely wanting to help some stranger…

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Small Wonders

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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Small Wonders

Can We Trust NGOs?

YOU might not have heard of this unusual form of measurement, but the Edelman Trust Barometer has been tracking trust since 2001. The responses for this annual survey are collected from 28 countries, which are then used to evaluate the public’s level of trust in governments, businesses, NGOs, and the media. This year’s results were…

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On giving, and not giving

India is a country with extreme disparities among its population. Typically in India, ‘Behind every successful person, there is another person’. If one is in need of something, there is another who has access to more resources and is capable to fulfill that need. Barring a few, every successful (whatever way one defines success) person…

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