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Equitas bank’s CSR programme gave home and dignity to 2000 pavement dwellers in Chennai

Equitas Small Finance Bank through its Bird’s Nest – Pavement Dweller Rehabilitation CSR programme, provided housing, food security, healthcare, livelihood skill development, and supplemental education to ultra-poor families over an 18-month period – ultimately placing them on the path to self-sufficiency. The bank has transformed the lives of over 2000 pavement dwellers in Chennai...
NCPEDP fellowship

Azim Premji Foundation (The Philanthropy) supports new ‘NCPEDP-Javed Abidi Fellowship on Disability’

The National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP), a cross-disability advocacy organisation, in collaboration with Azim Premji Foundation (The Philanthropy) is proud to announce the NCPEDP-Javed Abidi Fellowship on Disability. This is a three-year immersive grassroots fellowship programme for youth with disabilities having a keen interest in disability issues and looking...
helpline for Covid health workers

Free helpline for stressed Covid warriors

The last 16 months of the pandemic have been tough for the frontline healthcare workers; and the second wave pushed the limits of the healthcare infrastructure, creating additional emotional distress for these Covid Warriors. Aavishkar Centre for Self-Enrichment has launched a free helpline for supporting Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists, Paramedics and other healthcare workers on Covid...
BSE - Freedom-74

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) providing Covid care with Freedom-74

The intense scarcity of medical oxygen cylinders remains a stark ground reality that has hampered the functioning of hospitals and healthcare facilities across India during the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic. In this regard, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) and the BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) and the financial fraternity have come forward...
Usha Uthup and Raghav Sachar

Usha Uthup, Raghav Sachar and other Bollywood singers at free virtual concert ‘Hope and Believe’ for COVID-19 aid

Remarkable singers Usha Uthup and Raghav Sachar will join hands with other popular Indian artists for the “Hope and Believe” virtual concert on 29th May 2021. The voluntary fundraiser event, which is free to attend, not only aims to provide much-needed respite via live music during the pandemic, but also to raise funds for...
pet food for pet parents - Mars

Free pet food for pet parents who suffered from Covid-19

MARS Petcare is launching a Covid-19 relief campaign to stop pet parents from abandoning their cats and dogs in such bleak times. MARS Petcare will be providing a sufficient supply of Pedigree (for dogs) or Whiskas (for cats) food products free of cost for 14 days to pet parents who have been tested positive...
Childfund India Corona vaccination

ChildFund India reaching 10 million people in rural India with medical supplies and vaccination support

ChildFund India, in collaboration with Project HOPE, a global health and humanitarian aid group, is again proactively responding to the COVID crisis for vulnerable communities in the states of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana and others. This initiative is a part of the overall response ChildFund India has devised to fight the 2nd...
Bihar

Piramal Swasthya working closely with Bihar government to tackle Covid across 5 Aspirational Districts

Piramal Swasthya Management and Research Institute, the primary healthcare and nutrition initiative under the aegis of Piramal Foundation, in partnership with Government of Bihar is collectively working to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic across five Aspirational Districts of the state. The five districts from Bihar are Sitamarhi, Katihar, Araria, Sheikhpura and Begusarai. Piramal Swasthya has collaborated...
Swechha - sustainable solutions

4 organizations implementing sustainable solutions for climate change

There are many organizations in the industry that are experts in generating the best outfit with the least use of resources. They are supporting rural communities to follow sustainable farming, manufacturing process in daily life to generate income. Here are four of them. Organisations implementing sustainable solutions in rural areas 1. Sweccha As part of the United...
Grand Virtual Art for Freedom Gallery

Grand Virtual Art for Freedom Gallery gives creative voice to rape survivors

'Art for Freedom’ takes on the challenge to stop victim shaming and blaming. Encouraging students and artists from across cities to influence a positive change in society, the “Grand Virtual Art for Freedom Gallery’ was unveiled with diverse and bold art forms including, paintings, posters, animations, videos, poems, digital art, and even a rap...
webinar

Webinar on Rebooting Indian Economy in the Post Pandemic World

Think Change Forum, an independent think tank dedicated towards seeking solutions for navigating the post-pandemic world, announced a new initiative aimed at bringing together some of the most reputed thinkers for developing new ideas to reboot the Indian economy. Called, ‘Ideas for Rebooting Indian Economy in the Post Pandemic World’, this initiative aims at holistically...

ABGUS supporting Prime Minister Modi’s Jal Shakti Abhiyan

The Akhil Bhartiya Gramin Uthan Samiti (ABGUS) abiding by all COVID-19 regulations conducted a workshop-cum-community consultation on the theme “valuing water” on World Water Day, 22nd March 2021. The workshop was organized  at the Tapukara sub-tehsil of block Tijara district Alwar, Rajasthan. The Chief Medical & Health Officer of CHC Tapukara Dr. Vinod Vijay was the...

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