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    • 24th Apr

    • 2015

    TCS W10K - The Run Festival

    - Aakriti Dhungana

    The increasing number of ‘marathons’ in India are helping to create a shift in the minds of people towards running and philanthropy. More and more people are running in their daily lives. Many more are joining are joining in the growing number of events and many more people are understanding that these events create opportunities to raise funds for a wide range of ‘good causes’. Globally this understanding has been growing, especially over the past fifty years. In India, the movement of linking running to raising funds for good causes began in 2004 with the establishment of the Standard Chartered Marathon in Mumbai: momentum ...

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    • 22nd May

    • 2014

     
    Padmini Purushotam

     
    I am extremely overjoyed to share this with all of you my family, my friends and the people reading this blog.  

    Last Sunday, I was with Treesforfree.org, but was sitting in the VIP Marquee as one of the fund raisers and watching all the runners, Puneet Rajkumar and John Abraham giving away the prizes during World ...

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    • 12th May

    • 2015

    Are you planning to start a new NGO and wondering what would be a good choice of registration – Trust, Society or Company and also wondering what should be the minimum and maximum number of trustees you should have on your Board?

    Are you already registered but wondering how unspent income of your organization can be carried forward to the next year or accumulated for up to 5 years?

    Are you planning to receive funds from a foreign source but confused if funds received from an NRI would be allowed even without FCRA registration?

    If these and a myriad other ...

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    • 12th Jun

    • 2014

    Let's Have TCS W10K Bangalore Everyday!

    - Shreedhar, SPARSH Hospital

    It is always an amazing feeling to be participating in the TCS W10K Bangalore. This is the 3rd successive year I have participated in the 5.7KM Majja Run and believe me every year is a unique experience.

    Running midst thousands of enthusiastic sports loving people, being flagged off by International and Domestic celebrities, having people cheering you as you run past them, wearing colorful dresses with carefully chosen slogans, etc. gives you the extra kick and energy. It makes you feel much younger to whatever age group you belong to.

    Let us not forget, we are all running for a cause - to ...

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    • 14th Jun

    • 2014

    SmilenSnack

    - India Cares

    As Meena Jain, a famous woman in the NGO-world, went to the Netherlands, she was taken to a restaurant which only employed people with Down-Syndrome. The project SMILEnSNACK is now the first step on a way that will lead towards opening a similar restaurant in Bangalore. MAYA took on this project and is now trying to turn a dream into a reality.


    On the roof top of the office building that MAYA is located in in JP Nagar II Phase, the kitchen trainings have started. Milou, Maikel and Jana, three volunteers from the Netherlands, started to work with ten ...

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