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Give acquires Goodera’s leading India CSR grant management business

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GIVE has acquired Goodera India’s leading Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) business, a global leader in CSR grant management platform, to strengthen Give’s goal to make giving in India bigger and better through impactful developmental initiatives. Give’s efforts to scale and direct corporate philanthropy towards lasting social solutions will get a massive boost with the addition of Goodera India’s 73-member team,...

Children’s Day: How to instil the habit of giving in kids

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THERE are lots of innovative ways to encourage children to give from a very young age. This Children’s Day, parents can consider ways in which they can teach their young ones to give by supporting charities, taking care of the environment, volunteering for community-based causes, and in many other ways. Educating kids to set aside their time or money...

The value of effective giving

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I started thinking about the ideas expressed in The Life You Can Save back when I was a graduate student at Oxford. Like many young people, my consciousness of the world around me was expanding. I was becoming acutely aware of the economic inequality between the “developed” world and the “developing” world. I was surrounded by privilege while billions...

Cancer Awareness Day: NGOs providing care for survivors in need

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National Cancer Awareness Day
EVERY year, November 7 is observed as National Cancer Awareness Day in India. The Government of India in 2014 declared that the birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Marie Curie would be observed as National Cancer Awareness Day. Marie Curie’s research led to the development of radiotherapy to treat cancer, India is one of the most cancer-affected countries in the world....

How India’s best crowdfunding website is helping girls’ education

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Girls' education and Give
IN India, archaic notions of girls’ education combined with economic stresses force many girls to stay away from school. Some of the concerns in low-income and rural areas include safety, the absence of separate and functional sanitation facilities, inaccessibility to sanitary napkins, and poor school infrastructure. These conditions adversely affect dropout rates with various studies suggesting only one in...

5 NGOs you can support to spread light and hope this Diwali

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DIWALI celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, good over evil, and hope over despair. Each year, as the festival of light and hope approaches, we cheerfully set about deep cleaning our homes and offices and decorating our surroundings with fragrant flowers, fairy lights, oil lamps and rangoli. Family and friends meet up, greet one another, and exchange Diwali...

Key role of diaspora in philanthropic giving to India

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IN the inaugural year of Give’s partnership with US-based Indiaspora - a nonprofit inspiring the global Indian diaspora to be a force for good and catalyse social change - a joint summit being held in New York will focus on new insights into philanthropic giving to India. Bringing together leading philanthropists, foundations and nonprofits, the in-person summit is set to...

India’s largest and most trusted online giving platform is now Give.do

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GiveIndia has further strengthened its partnership with Give Foundation Inc (our 501(c)3 compliant US partner) to deepen investments for serving nonprofits in India.  This includes the acquisition of SaathiRe (Give Discover), a nonprofit research platform, and the strategic philanthropic partnership with Indiaspora, to accelerate global philanthropic giving to India. Give Discover makes nonprofit search easier and builds deep trust...

Give and Indiaspora enter into strategic philanthropy partnership

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GLOBAL philanthropic giving to India is set to accelerate at a faster pace than ever before, with Give and US-based Indiaspora entering into a strategic, long-term partnership. While Give is India’s most trusted and largest giving platform, Indiaspora is a nonprofit comprising global Indian-origin leaders from diverse backgrounds and professions. Since 2012, Indiaspora has been working with the diaspora...

Primary healthcare initiatives: Vital for tackling poverty

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In India, about 70% of expenditure on health is borne by the patients. As a result, every year, 60 million people slip into poverty because of out-of-pocket expenditure (OOPE) on health. As per World Health Organisation, “Primary healthcare is a whole-of-society approach to health that aims at ensuring the highest possible level of health and well-being and their equitable...