Making an Impact

Reality of domestic workers in India.

On May 23, 2017, Posted by , In Media Mentions, With No Comments

Untouchability was made illegal in India long back and Father of our nation was dead against it but it is practiced daily in many of our homes against our domestic workers. Ironically these are the “human beings” who cook for us, clean our private spaces and even carry and feed…

Leafy challenge

On May 19, 2017, Posted by , In Miscellaneous, With No Comments

Last month while getting veggies from the green grocer, came across a new kind of leafy vegetable. The vendor was a young boy who did not know what they were called or how they should be cooked. My adventurous spirit nudged me on and depending upon the power of internet…

Creating Me Time!

How to make time for yourself and get some “Me Time”? Million-dollar question you may say.Today life is so hectic that if we think of taking out some “Me Time” we end up feeling guilty about not giving enough time to our duties. One thing which you should look to…

Enable Migration by Choice and Not Force

On May 5, 2017, Posted by , In Impact Stories,Miscellaneous, With No Comments

Migration for work at the bottom of the economic pyramid is a pervasive reality in India. It happens largely for work in unorganised sector, including in domestic sector. Very often we can go out and earn our pay checks, and enjoy life because we have someone taking care of a…

Helper4U at Upaya Social Ventures New Accelerator Program With Successful Workshop

On May 3, 2017, Posted by , In Awards & Recognitions,Media Mentions, With No Comments

Upaya Social Ventures today announced the successful completion of the first workshop of its inaugural acceleration program with the theme: “Formalizing the Informal Sector.” The eight participating companies were selected from a competitive pool of 60 applications by a committee of impact investing and social sector experts. They represent six…