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The most beautiful Thanksgiving!

On November 29, 2016, Posted by , In Lessons4Me, With 1 Comment

The following piece written by Mohit Gundecha, Co-founder & CEO Jombay, will surely touch your heart, as it touched mine! It’s Thanksgiving time in the US and I have fond memories of the Thanksgiving lunch that my mentor at Stanford University invited me to every year. Both his sons and their…

How To Help Our Helpers During Demonetization

On November 17, 2016, Posted by , In Lessons4Me,Miscellaneous, With 1 Comment

On the night of November 8 PM Modi dropped a bombshell on national television. WhatsApp jokes started nearly immediately. In the midst of all these jokes, I received a WhatsApp message on one of the groups that I am part of, which made me look beyond the jokes: “Please educate…

Red Herring Asia Top 100 awards for 2016

On September 22, 2016, Posted by , In Awards, With No Comments

“We have had 18 unicorns from the companies we have awarded over the last 20 years.” When you hear that statement at a gathering of the companies shortlisted to present and compete for a renowned award, what else can you expect but proud swelling of the chest and stars in…

Corner of their own!

On September 2, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

In the last three years I have visited many slums in Mumbai, largely to understand their problems and how best we can use Helper4U platform to alleviate some issues. In the process, we have come across extraordinary people working in the slums, tirelessly, without much support from the government and…

Freedom for Her!

On August 16, 2016, Posted by , In Lessons4Me, With No Comments

Last week, during one of my visits to women’s groups in Slums of Mumbai, I learnt how freedom can mean so many different things to different people. Real life lesson, given by an uneducated lady, who, in her own words, “was born on the footpath and grew up on the…