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Adani Group offers 350 sq ft. flats to Dharavi slum dwellers in Mumbai

The Adani Group has made an announcement saying that it would offer new flats measuring 350 sq ft. to residents of the Dharavi slum...

Building Tomorrow’s Leaders: The Salaam Bombay Foundation’s Commitment to Adolescents

Salaam Bombay Foundation takes a multidisciplinary approach for development of 21st century skills among resource-challenged adolescents. Through the different academies at Salaam Bombay Foundation,...

CSR: Frontizo Business Services sets up learning centre for children of slum areas 

Chandigarh, India: Frontizo Business Services Private Limited has collaborated with Aashman Foundation to set up the learning centre to provide education and skill developmentto...

How Gariahat Sanhati Ishkul is transforming lives of footpath dwellers in Kolkata

They don’t beg anymore. They don’t pull pedestrian’s clothes asking for money or food. Instead, one can find them happily sitting together with books,...

Feeding From Far distributes over 2.5 lakh meals in Mumbai slums

Mumbai, India: Ahead of World Kindness Day, Feeding From Far, a unique hunger-alleviation initiative targeted at disadvantaged sections recently saw a highly encouraging success...

Slum walls turned into outdoor learning spaces in Faridabad

Nationwide closure of schools has disrupted the education of children. Physical environment plays an important role in creating an enabling space for children. The...

CSR and philanthropy for urban slums are vital to drive enduring change

As one enters an urban slum in the plush neighbourhoods in a city, you see children playing on rough grounds and vacant lots, in...

Piramal Sarvajal and CWAS design Composite Water Vulnerability Index Tool for ranking slums

Piramal Sarvajal, the safe drinking water initiative of Piramal Foundation launched a tool named Composite Water Vulnerability Index (CWVI) at its recent Webinar on...

CSR News: McDonald’s India and Salaam Bombay Foundation serve hygienic food to slum kids

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has presented unprecedented challenges for people across all sections of society. But while some of us have been able to...

Why isn’t philanthropy investing in urban slums?

By Shreya Deb, Maddie Holland and Sonam Agrawal Poverty in India is changing. Since independence, while India has made progress in reducing its overall poverty...

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