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‘The plight of people moved me, and the heroic efforts of frontline workers inspired me to support COVID Relief work’

Manvi Bisla, a Grade 10 student of GD Goenka Global School, NOIDA, has successfully raised Rs. 52,000/- to support CAF India’s COVID relief campaign. In an interview with Vani Nigam, Manvi talks about her achievement and vision.  1) How would you describe yourself? What are…

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7 ways to take care of your Mental Health during the pandemic

Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and its havoc-wreaking implications, we have all been confined to the bounds of our homes. The pandemic has successfully assembled an array of hurdles for humankind to battle, including a massive healthcare crisis and a global economic slowdown among others.…

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5 things you must keep in mind before forwarding information on COVID

The current health situation in our country is overwhelming. We all want to be part of the solution or support in whatever way we can. The most common way of helping out is through information dissemination. It could be about availability of COVID facilities, equipment,…

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Is There a Way to end Gender-Based Violence?

In the second part of the series on gender based violence, we take a look at the important measures that need to be taken to create a more equitable and a kinder world for women of all ages The brutal gangrape of a physiotherapy intern…

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We are still celebrating Women’s Day in a Man’s World

In the first of a two-part series, we look at how women are still battling gender-based violence in an unequal world  Every year, on International Women’s Day, we all tend to ponder about women’s rights and our progress towards an egalitarian society.  And every year,…

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How do we measure impact of our projects?

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is not just a mere obligation that corporations have to put up with. Today, as we are surrounded by a myriad of development issues and increasing income gaps, several businesses have realised the importance of their responsibility towards the society. Therefore,…

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Let us uphold the spirit of NGO workers, who continue to work in the face of adversity

The lockdown affected the lives of some of the most vulnerable communities across the country, such as migrant labourers, waste pickers, single mothers, artisans and sex workers. It is to cushion the impact of the crisis on these sections, and to ensure their access to…

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CAF India’s COVID Response Campaign – We did it, but we have miles to go

As the COVID-19 pandemic tightens its grip around the nation and case count reaching a new high every day, it’s becoming gradually arduous to contain the pandemic. CAF India has been in the forefront to help vulnerable communities ‘Build Back Better’ and bring on board the organization’s extensive experience in supporting disaster relief…

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The need for humanitarian assistance across the world is growing

World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is observed every year on 19 August to pay tribute to relief workers, who risk their lives working for humanitarian causes, and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world.  As the COVID-19 pandemic ravages the world, the…

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Investing for “Social Good”

The concept of ‘responsible business’ has its roots in ancient history. About 5,000 years ago in Mesopotamia, King Hammurabi decided to hold builders, innkeepers or farmers responsible if their negligence caused major inconvenience to local citizens. For centuries, many socially conscientious businesses have contributed to…

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