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Tabish Bilal, Manager, Operations & Finance at Tycia Foundation

A Case for Educational Travelling as an Alternate Learning Model

By: Tabish Bilal, Manager - Operations & Finance at Tycia Foundation A page from the history books The year is 1893. A young Indian man travels to South Africa in the hopes of making a career in law. He is immediately introduced to the ground realities in the most brutal fashion – he is thrown out...
KFC India Sahyog

KFC’s India Sahyog CSR programme will train 100 small food businesses in Hyderabad

The ongoing pandemic and repeated lockdowns have left local food businesses in the city struggling to continue operations and adapt to the new normal. KFC’s India Sahyog has announced a new chapter for the city of Hyderabad. After a run of the CSR programme in Delhi and Bangalore, KFC’s India Sahyog, in association with Food...
Bal Utsav

Mastercard partners with NGO Bal Utsav for new skill-based volunteering programme

Education-based NGO Bal Utsav announced its partnership with leading global payments and technology firm Mastercard for a new pro bono programme. The 10-week pro bono programme is aimed to help Mastercard employees develop critical global leadership competencies that will enhance their ability to manage diverse teams, communicate across cultures, and work in new environments. As...
Dr Kamal Ranadive doodle

Dr Kamal Ranadive, the cancer researcher who made science more inclusive in India

Cancer crusader Padma Bhushan Dr. Kamal Ranadive is one of India’s first and foremost woman scientists. She was among the first to recognize the connection between cancer susceptibility and the interaction between hormones and viruses. Her work on the leprosy bacteria led to the preparation of a leprosy vaccine, and she led the founding...
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This Diwali campaign is igniting a creative career path for impoverished kids

With Diwali round the corner, immersive creative learning platform unlu has launched a 2-week campaign to provide free learning classes to aspiring creators from underprivileged backgrounds. The campaign will provide them with an opportunity to learn from top celebrity instructors, connect with talent, create impactful content and empower their careers. Committed to accelerating the learning...
NABARD MoU Signing

CSR: NABARD providing financial assistance to TCIT to skill rural youth

NABARD and Tata Community Initiatives trust (TCIT) have entered into a pact to impart skill development training to as many as 5000 rural unemployed youth over a period of five years. An MoU was signed for this initiative in the presence of Shaji KV, Deputy Managing Director, NABARD and Ms Anita Rajan, CEO, TCIT,...

Lodha Developers’ upskilling CSR initiatives for support staff and their families this Diwali

Real estate developer Lodha Group extended up-skilling initiatives for 500 support staff and their families. The aim was to instill confidence and aid people around to enable them to earn an alternative livelihood. This Diwali, the up-skilling program comprises of creating décor items that are further going to be sold across the brand's developments and...
Samsung PDI

CSR programme Samsung Fellowship supports cutting edge student research projects at IIT Guwahati and IIT Madras

Samsung India has launched the Samsung Fellowship award under its citizenship program Samsung Innovation Campus to promote research and enable youth to use technology for social good. This CSR initiative strengthens Samsung’s commitment towards its vision of Powering Digital India. Samsung has given fellowships to 100 undergraduate and 30 postgraduate engineering students at IIT Madras...
Verizon science lab in a box

CSR: Verizon India and the India Literacy Project distribute ‘Science Lab in a Box’ kits to 60 Government-run schools across Tamil Nadu and Telangana

Furthering the cause of STEM education at the grass-root level, the India Literacy Project (ILP), a non-profit organisation with the mission to help children in government schools gain access to grade appropriate skills and create pathways to productive careerswith the support ofVerizon India, an Information Technology driven Global Capability Centre (GCC) facilitated the distribution...
CRY and Kiehl's #SchoolNaChhoote

Kiehl’s #SchoolNaChhoote CSR campaign will nudge marginalised kids back to school

Global skincare brand Kiehl’s has stepped up to social responsibility and joined hands with CRY (Child Rights & You) to bring a change. CRY has launched a bridge course programme, wherein children studying in classes VI – XII in marginalized communities are enabled to reconnect with education and given the necessary nudge to go...
Schaeffler - Santanu Ghoshal

Santanu Ghoshal, CSR Head, Schaeffler India: Our CSR projects are well aligned with seven SDGs

Heading the pan India corporate social responsibility for a globally respected international company calls for a special set of leadership skills. With his versatile exposure in organizational development, talent management, Human Resource transformation and employee engagement, Mr. Santanu Ghoshal is equipped to lead confidently in multiple roles. Not only is he the CSR Head...
Digital Learning

Digital Learning and Foundational Literacy & Numeracy – What can work?

FLN refers to the ability among children to read with meaning and solve basic math problems by the end of Class 3. These are critical gateway skills that form the foundation for children — much as the terminology suggests — on which they build their lives. While the government endorses India as the flag-bearer...

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