Volunteering: service undertaken to benefit the society out of own free will for no remuneration. So goes the formal definition. However, let’s ponder – Is it really undertaken primarily with social benefit in mind? That volunteering has a social purpose is without a doubt. Yet, there is tremendous evidence of other key benefits the accrue to the volunteer […]
As startups and parents get crazy about kids making Apps, heres a student’s real experience volunteering to create an Android App for Thinksharp Foundation providing free books for children and delivering massive social impact.
Experts share useful tips on boosting employee engagement and corporate volunteering programs with partner NGOs as the world goes virtual during Covid times.
Red chillies, road & water – the three just connect my recent experience on a rural visit. On 9th April, I found myself on the road from Hyderabad to Kavurivari Palem (KV Palem for easy reference) – an obscure village in the hinterlands of Andhra Pradesh. This photoblog is to capture and share my 2 […]
Years back, at a workshop on volunteer management, I asked volunteer managers at leading NGOs in Bangalore for words or images that the word ‘volunteer’ conjures in their mind. The outcome, if real, would have been very close to that of an ‘angel’. Ask a lay man and the image of a volunteer would be […]