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Corporate Social Responsibility and Bridging the Gap – What everyone’s talking about

With the new mandate by the Government to encourage and accelerate the participation of corporates in efforts to tackle some of our biggest problems today everyone seems to be talking about Corporate Social Responsibilty (CSR). "companies that don’t have the bandwidth to run their own philanthropic foundations may find it easier to identify social organizations that they want to support." says Dream A Dream Cofounder and Executive Director, Vishal

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Dreaming of positive paths for India’s youth

  "Empowering youth to initiate positive steps in their lives not only makes for better individuals but better communities as well." - an article on the Urb.im community network featuring Dream A Dream's work towards a more inclusive community. Read more here.   *The Urb.im network is a global community working for just and inclusive cities. It connects practitioners in 12 cities and throughout the world to establish an international

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Dream A Dream featured on the GFC Blog this International Youth Day

August 12th 2013 was International Youth Day and The Global Fund for Children took the opportunity to feature some of their wonderful grantee partners and the work they do to engage with young people and also in the area of social development and impact including the work we take pride in here at Dream A Dream that they have believed in and long supported as well. Read more here!

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Innovate Podcast – Empathy and Dream A Dream

"We started designing programmes which will create life changing experiences or learning moments that will develop these life skills and make it part of their DNA." says Vishal Talreja, Cofounder and Executive Director, Dream A Dream in his dialogue with David Castro, CEO at I-LEAD Inc. in this Innovate Podcast. Listen to more of what these life skills are, the 'win-win proposition' that he describes Dream Fundays and active volunteering to be and

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In the News again: Dream A Dream featured at NRI Pulse

Jyothsna Hegde, Atlanta, GA, June 01, NRIPulse Dream A Dream: Empowering Disadvantaged Kids With Life-Skills We're in the spotlight once more and this time it's NRIPulse (an Atlanta (Georgia, US) based monthly newspaper and portal) that has us featured. Read more of what they had to say here And don't forget to drop by and see more of all the latest Dream A Dream happenings at our Facebook page. Like, Share and spread the word to all the dreamers

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Platform for alleviating social problems- ‘The Hindu’ writes about Dream A Dream

THE HINDU. Region- Page 9. May 20, 2013. ‘Dream A Dream’, an NGO with the mission to impart life skills to children from vulnerable backgrounds, uses an unique method to reach the goal.   Click here to read the original article. Make a contribution to our cause, start it with your "Like" on our Facebook page. Spread the word.

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‘We run for the dreams of young people’ – Times Neighbourhood, Whitefield, 26th April
Vishal Talreja at the Eisenhower Fellowships, U.S.

There's something magical that happens when 31 outstanding leaders from 22 countries come together. Vishal Talreja from India, also took to the podium to share the enthusiasm for being part of such an incredible group of individuals........... Continue reading here  Eisenhower Fellowships identifies, empowers and links outstanding leaders from around the world, helping them to achieve consequential outcomes across sectors and borders. EF provides

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‘Transforming lives through Life Skills’ -Times Neighbourhood, Jayanagar, 30th March
“Unlock Smiles” campaign featured in “The New Indian Express”

THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS. February 2, 2013. An online campaign, it urges people make a difference to lives of young adults from vulnerable backgrounds. "The target is to unlock 10,000 smiles by February 28. To unlock a smile, one needs to contribute `201 or USD 10 at www.unlocksmiles.com and pledge to follow at least three resolutions listed on the page. This initiative is among the first few campaigns by an Indian non-profit to raise funds through

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