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The United Nations supports Women Enterprise Recovery Fund for economic recovery in Asia

While COVID-19 has impacted every economy in the Asia-Pacific region, the economic fallout for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) has been particularly devastating. It has led to declines in income and employment, and increased inequality and poverty rates. ESCAP estimates that the pandemic could push 150 million people into poverty in 2021, resulting...
clean cooking

NITI Aayog: Renewable energy could be a powerful engine for the recovery of India’s economy

"Promotion of renewable energy could be a powerful engine for the recovery of the country’s economy after the Coronavirus crisis, creating new and secure jobs”. Renewable energy improves air quality and provides opportunity to invest in health and climate protection," said Rajnath Ram, Adivisor- Energy, NITI Aayog in his keynote address at a webinar...
World Day against trafficking

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: Ending a Global Scourge

By Joseph Wesley, Head - Anti Trafficking Programme, World Vision India Here's something to ponder on the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons today. About two lakh people are trafficked in India every year. Children are trafficked because of complex push-and-pull factors including structural poverty, climate change, human right violations and now due to COVID...
ACC Swavlamban

ACC’s Swavlamban CSR project empowers 14399 women across 12 States

ACC Ltd, recognizes women empowerment as a key pillar for sustainable development and has consistently worked towards creating an equitable environment for the growth of communities. ACC’s Swavlamban initiative has empowered 14399 women by promoting gender equality. Ensuring sustainable livelihoods and financial independence of women is a key focus area of the CSR initiative. Through...
Project Nari Shakti

CSR: Project Nari Shakti Bridging the Gender Gap in Gig Economy

The patriarchal society of India has led a large chunk of women in the country to become financially dependent on their partners or other male family members. Considering the fact that women bear the responsibility of child rearing and caring, they have often lacked opportunities for financial independence and have been left to care...
AISECT skilling women

AISECT will implement CSR project with Microsoft and NSDC for skilling women in Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh

Social enterprise AISECT has been entrusted by National Skill Development Corportaion (NSDC) and Microsoft for their digital project operating in rural India. NSDC and Microsoft have collaborated recently to transform India into a digitally empowered nation through NSDC’s eSkill India portal. Further, Microsoft in association with NSDC has initiated a project which is a skill...
Grand Maratha - Sindhutai Sapkal

Sindhutai Sapkal’s The Mother Global Foundation gets longterm support from Grand Maratha Foundation

Grand Maratha Foundation (GMF), a non-governmental organisation has collaborated with ‘The Mother Global Foundation’ to support Sindhutai Sapkal's plans to construct orphanages and provide groceries to many beneficiaries via an initial donation of approximately Rs. 50 lakhs intended for over 650 orphans and others. Dr. Sindhutai Sapkal is widely known for her work in...
Nirbhaya Squad

CSR Funds to Impart Entrepreneurship Skills in Women in Rajasthan

The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on the country’s economy. The most affected because of this are the women, who often have to sacrifice their needs to care for the breadwinners and children. In order to empower the women and help them gain financial independence, the all-women ‘Nirbhaya Squad’ of Jaipur police has expressed...
Britannia Nutrition Foundation home visit

CSR News: Britannia Nutrition Foundation completes 11 years of addressing child malnutrition in India

Britannia Nutrition Foundation recently completed 11 years in addressing child malnutrition in India. Over these years, the Foundation has been collaborating with various government and non government stakeholders to address malnutrition and iron deficiency anaemia among children, adolescents and women. The Foundation through its holistic program approach is working to improve the nutritional status of the...
Bvlgari and Save the Children

CSR of Bvlgari supporting NGO Save the Children in child-centric Covid relief

Roman Jewellery House Bvlgari is providing immediate emergency responses to mitigate the effects of the pandemic crisis, this time with a significant donation to Save the Children to intervene on the devastating impact COVID-19 has in India. At the beginning of the emergency, news coming from the country were terrifying. The average daily infection rate...

Top CSR Projects in Vadodara

Vadodara – aka Baroda – in the State of Gujarat is famous for its art and culture. In fact, it is often referred to as Sanskari Nagari (city of culture) and Kala Nagari (city of art). Vadodara is the Power Equipment Manufacturing Hub of India because Vadodara district accounts for over 35% of India's...
World day against child labour

Top NGOs Eliminating Child Labour in India

2021 is officially the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour while June 12 is observed as the World Day Against Child Labour. Almost one in ten of all children worldwide are in child labour. While the number of children in child labour has declined by 94 million since 2000, the rate of...

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