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    • 01st Aug

    • 2017

    Kalisu is relatively a new Civil society Organisation (CSO/ NGO) with an aim to bridge the gap between the quality of education received by students in government schools in comparison to the education received by students in private schools. Kalisu started in 2013 and their reach today is 5000 students across 14 government schools in Mysuru district, Karnataka.

    The founding members of the Kalisu Foundation chose Mysuru as their project town, because they understood the fact that there were ...

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    • 11th Mar

    • 2016

    “Today, 1 out of every 5 people in the world cannot read or write. Illiteracy is linked to higher rates of unemployment. In order to effectively deal with it many Civil Society Organisations (CSOs / NGOs) are working towards empowering children to secure their rights through education across India. What makes Bal Utsav special is their idea of promoting holistic education for all and a multidimensional approach to resolve the challenges.”

    Hailing from a Punjabi family settled in Delhi to getting married to a Tamilian in Bengaluru, Binu’s journey of taking a ...

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    • 12th Feb

    • 2016

    “A Board Member should work in a cohesive way and must honour their commitment” says Rupande Padaki, Trustee, India Cares Foundation. India Cares Foundation is a ‘Friend to the Civil Society Organisations – CSOs/ NGOs .' As a friend, the organization plays the role of a facilitator, help the CSOs communicate their cause, raise funds effectively and connect individuals who wish to engage with the sector.

    Ms. Rupande, a Post Doctoral degree holder in Organizational Psychology, is not just a trustee, but an active participant at the operations and functioning of India Cares Foundation. From defining ...

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    • 11th Oct

    • 2013

    Food for Change, organized by Bangalore Cares, was a fundraising platform for NGOs during India’s festival of giving, ‘Joy of Giving Week’. Donors contribute Rs 5,000 for an individual invite and companies donate Rs 1 lakh and get a table for 10 people. Corporate table was booked by ‘Symphony’ this time. The invite was for an evening of fine gourmet food from the top hotels and restaurants of Bangalore and there were performances for these donors by the reputed artists of the city.
    Hotels which contributed gourmet food were as follows- Fava, Novotel, The Lalit Ashok, Royal Orchid, Movenpick, The ...

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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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