NGO

A tribute to Fr. Joe Pareira founder of Kripa Foundation, Mt Carmel Church.

By Andrea Rangnekar A walk into the dark streets of Bandra in the 1980s….. Amongst the bright lights and Glitterati of the Queen of Suburbs also lurked the dark shadowy bylanes of Bandra… where the onset of darkness brought out the Hyde in man. Bylanes of Bazaar road, Chapel road and Bandra villages sold home-made liquor cheap. They were affordable …

My visit to newly opened Bombay Art Society.

I have been waiting for the opening of Bombay Art Society at Reclamation for a long time; so when our honorable Prime Minister inaugurated the Bombay Art Society it only increased my expectations about the place. The building which many find ugly is imposing. I think the building is quite beautiful though it seems to be a POV of a …

“DON’T QUIT, FOR YOU ARE NOT A FAILURE, UNTIL YOU FAIL TO TRY.”

A BRIEF SUMMARY OF LITTLE ANGELS SCHOOL – a school for differently-abled children, who are slow learners, and also have learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, attention deficit hyperactive disorders and other similar disorders. In our society, where children are classified into either “Normal” or “Challenged” categories, there are several children who fall into neither of these categories and suffer irreparable …

The inspiring story of three women and a library.

[box]The story was originally published in rediff.com on 17th Spetember 2011.[/box] It all started with an e-mail written by Vibha Kamat and circulated among a small circle of friends in June 2011. Here’s how three promising women in their 40s took up the initiative to set up a library in their locality, which will finally see the light of day on …

The Retreat House

The Retreat House, Bandra, a centre for wholeness, inspires ‘contemplatives in action’ to co-create fullness of life for all offering spiritual exercises, retreats, courses for holistic human development, spiritual direction, empowerment and peace At a time of escalating violence and tension there is also an intense quest for peace worldwide. People are seeking for spiritual places and practices which have …

Atma is an NGO that strengthens organisations to impact education.

Atma is an NGO that strengthens organisations to impact education.Our vision is of Quality Education for every child. How many countless NGOs are doing positive work here in Mumbai? How many of those NGOs are lacking in resources? How many social problems still exist in the city? Atma works to address the issue of quality education for underprivileged children and …

Barefoot Acupuncturists

“Barefoot Acupuncturists” is a non-profit organisation with no political or religious affiliation. Our only objective is to offer acupuncture treatments and training to less privileged populations in order to relieve them from illness and support them in having greater autonomy in healthcare. It all started in 2007. Two acupuncturists, Walter Fischer (Belgium) and Jacques Beytrison (Switzerland) go to Mumbai, India. They …

Kherwadi Social Welfare Association

Kherwadi Social Welfare Association (KSWA) was founded in 1928 by Late Shri. B.G. Kher, a freedom fighter, statesman and the first Premier of Bombay State. He was moved by the plight and miserable living conditions of the 100 odd tanner families who had settled in the marshes of Bandra (E) called Chamdewalla-ki-Wadi. While he was involved in the freedom struggle, …

Little Angels School

Little Angels is a Nonprofit Organization. We believe in working towards the growth of every child and provide them with more and better facilities and this is achievable only through the contributions made by generous supporters. It has been our endeavor to cater to the needs of Special children, and to fulfill their aspiration for education. There are times, however, …

TULIP – The Universal Learning Integrated Program

The Universal Learning Integrated Program (TULIP) for Children  is an initiative run by Saraswati Mandir Trust. We aim to:- 1) Guarantee every child his/her right to free and compulsory education 2) Empower children with disability and help them lead 3) Spread awareness and prevent segregation of children with disability in schools and the community The Trust operates through the following …

Nargiz Dutt Memorial Charitable Trust

The Nargis Dutt Memorial Charitable Trust (NDMCT) was founded by the (Late) Padmashri Sunil Dutt in memory of his wife (Late) Padmashri Smt. Nargis Dutt, with a prime objective of funding and helping patients suffering from cancer for whom good and timely medical treatment was a distant dream. NDMCT apart from alleviating the immense sufferings of cancer patients, it also …

Green the Gap collectives

Green the Gap was set up by the NGO Swechha (www.swechha.in) in 2008 with two aims – upcycling waste into well-designed, useful products, and providing good livelihood opportunities in the textiles sector. Customers are encouraged to be active citizens who spread an environmental and social message through their consumer choices. We aim to make people think about the issue of …

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