july 2022

Smile Foundation

Bringing Education Back On Track

The COVID-19 pandemic has battered and bruised the education system. When learning shifted online, the digital divide in India was exposed and laid bare. It was only then that we realized that this gap needs to be bridged. Without this, COVID-19 may cause an irreparable learning loss for millions of children. And some may never even go back to school.

Creating Women Entrepreneurs through Swabhiman

Creating Women Entrepreneurs through Swabhiman

Ruby is a 25-year-old resident of Surat Nagar, Gurgaon, who has proven how a woman entrepreneur can change her life and also make a mark in the community. With no formal training in the industry, Ruby now runs a 10-person boutique and employs women from her community.

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Shifting Back the Focus from Hunger to Nutrition

With the culmination of Poshan Maah 2021 celebration in September, the issue of malnutrition still remains critical to India. Constant and rigorous communication and action are needed to transform the practices amongst our population on this front.

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Shifting Back the Focus from Hunger to Nutrition
Impact: CSR Spending on Pandemic Relief Efforts

Impact: CSR Spending on Pandemic Relief Efforts

This is the amount that has been spent on corporate social responsibility (CSR) in India since it was made mandatory seven years ago. Notably, 40% of these funds were spent in the past two years only, after the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

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