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News Dasra 5 September 2017 For Subscribers

Bringing Indian foundations and governments closer  

Today, there are more and more non-profits, government agencies, philanthropic institutions and businesses addressing a range of critical social problems across the globe. However, the potential of collaborations between these stakeholders remains under–utilized.   In India, …

News Dasra 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

Dasra Philanthropy Week sees launch of new collaborative

Held between 27 February – 4 March 2017, the 8th Dasra Philanthropy Week (DPW) brought together over 400 leading development practitioners, experienced philanthropists and dynamic social entrepreneurs to exchange ideas, debate issues and spark collaborations …

News Dasra 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

Dasra: Philanthropy forum discusses India’s developmental challenges

Dasra has been working with philanthropists, corporates and foundations to address some of India’s critical development challenges in education, healthcare, livelihood, sanitation and women’s empowerment. To this effect Dasra held its third annual forum in …

News Dasra 29 November 2016 For Subscribers

Dasra: Toilets and beyond – solving India’s sanitation woes

Since the launch of ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ (Clean India Mission) in 2014, sanitation has become a key focus area for the government, local authorities, corporates and philanthropists. The end goal of this project is to …

News Dasra 6 September 2016 For Subscribers

Dasra: Digital philanthropy in India

Dasra is pleased to announce the launch of its online portal, the Knowledge Hub – a one-stop solution that provides data to enable informed giving decisions. The Knowledge Hub is a repository of information on causes, …

News Dasra 7 June 2016

Dasra: Indian non-profits join hands to accelerate family giving

With a shared vision of accelerating ‘family giving’ in India, two leading organizations have joined together to enable individuals and families to adopt a more informed approach to philanthropy and to make it their first …

News Dasra 14 March 2016 For Subscribers

Dasra: Tech innovations for maternal and child health in India

Though the world may have made tremendous progress in terms of medical technology over the last few years, getting access to quality healthcare is still considered a luxury, especially in developing countries like India. At …

News Dasra 1 December 2015 For Subscribers

Dasra: Freeing the adolescent girls of India from the complex trap of malnutrition

If India is to achieve double-digit growth in the next few years, it needs to save billions of dollars from being lost to malnutrition that can be prevented at a fraction of the cost. A …

1 Dasra and Amira Shah 31 March 2015

Governance is no one else’s responsibility: reflections from the Indian Philanthropy Forum 2015

After 68 years of independence, India continues to lag behind on all aspects of the human development index. Today, political discourse on religious lines no longer sways people because the need of the hour is …

Dasra and Shrikant Ayyangar 23 March 2015

Why should we invest in India’s daughters?

The recent documentary by Leslee Udwin, India’s Daughter, not only highlighted the miserable situation of women but also exposed the heavy influence of patriarchy and regressive gender bias in India. As per a poll by …