Tag: online crowdfunding

  • Harnessing the power of Indian crowdfunding to tackle social issues

    Harnessing the power of Indian crowdfunding to tackle social issues

    ACROSS the vast landscape of India, there exists gaps, inequalities and a diverse array of social issues that demand attention and a collective effort to address these issues. From hunger and malnutrition to poverty, education gaps, women’s rights and anti-trafficking efforts, the challenges are multifaceted and often seem insurmountable. However, hope emerges in the form…

  • How Indian crowdfunding brings a large and diverse nation together for social good

    How Indian crowdfunding brings a large and diverse nation together for social good

    INDIAN crowdfunding is a unique way for India, a land of myriad cultures, languages and topographies, to come together to create positive change. From the snow-clad peaks of the Himalayas to the sun-kissed shores of the Indian Ocean, and from cities to villages, the country presents a mosaic of contrasts. Amidst this celebrated diversity, yet…

  • Navigating compassion: a guide to the top crowdfunding sites in India

    Navigating compassion: a guide to the top crowdfunding sites in India

    CHOOSING from among the top crowdfunding sites in India requires a detailed look at the partnership between the donor and the donation platform. In a world driven by technology and interconnectedness, crowdfunding has emerged as a powerful tool for individuals to contribute to causes close to their hearts. As the demand for online giving continues…

  • 10 ways Daan Utsav is great for crowdfunding in India

    10 ways Daan Utsav is great for crowdfunding in India

    CROWDFUNDING in India is boosted by popular initiatives like Daan Utsav or Joy of Giving Week that takes place each year from October 2nd to 8th. From poverty and illiteracy to healthcare and environmental concerns, there’s no shortage of challenges that need addressing. In such a scenario, the power of collective action and crowdfunding in…

  • Is online crowdfunding legal in India? Understanding the legal framework

    Is online crowdfunding legal in India? Understanding the legal framework

    IN recent years, online crowdfunding has emerged as a game-changer in India’s philanthropic landscape. It has become the go-to solution for a myriad of causes, from medical treatments and nonprofit organisations to personal emergencies. However, as a relatively novel concept in India, it’s only natural for people to have questions about its legality, safety, and…

  • What is crowdfunding and its impact?

    What is crowdfunding and its impact?

    CROWDFUNDING refers to the practice of funding a project or venture by raising monetary contributions from a large number of people, typically via the internet. This innovative approach has revolutionized the way people can support initiatives and address pressing societal issues. One of the most compelling aspects of crowdfunding is its potential to bridge gaps…

  • 5 NGOs combating climate change

    5 NGOs combating climate change

    CLIMATE change and environmental degradation are taking place at a fast pace, threatening the well-being of Earth. Scientists say that climate-induced events are happening at shorter intervals than ever before in history. The result is that they are posing a threat to our survival on the planet. The recently held COP27 Climate Summit in Egypt…

  • “Crowdfunding helped us run relief programmes during Covid-19”

    “Crowdfunding helped us run relief programmes during Covid-19”

    FOR Ajai Kumar Mishra, running a crowdfunding campaign for Tarai Environment Awareness Samiti (TEAS), the organisation he co-founded 25 years ago, taught him two things. One, the ability to connect with supporters and generate instant funds; and two, build a strong peer to peer network and understand other social development projects. TEAS focusses on fighting…

  • Christmas gift idea for children in shelter homes

    Christmas gift idea for children in shelter homes

    IN the holiday season, as people turn their thoughts to spending time with family, friends and giving each other presents as tokens of love, for children in orphanages it means little. But an NGO that looks after the welfare of over 3,500 children in India’s institutional care homes across the country, has a Christmas gift…