Volunteering for me began as a penchant for exploring the world around me. I became aware of the inequalities surrounding me and craved to create a positive change. In my third year at college, I sought the vision to make the blind feel empowered. At 19, I started my first organization that did a not-for-profit… Continue reading Finalist Speak: The power to make a significant difference in someone’s life
“Everybody can be great because anybody can serve… You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love. And you can be that servant.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. Post 1 week long celebration, 38 projects, collaboration with more then 15 NGOs in 7 cities, contribution from 1460 volunteers and reaching out… Continue reading New Season, New Reason to Celebrate Volunteering #DaanUtsav 2016
Did you know that over 39% boys & 33% girls dropout from schools before completing their elementary education! Research has also shown that poor academic performance, lack of interest in studies and need for employment to support family could be prime reasons for this trend. iVolunteer understands that summer vacations are crucial times for children. With… Continue reading This Summer Things Get Solved If You Get Involved
Tom Thomas- an Academician with a background in Hotel Management, was the perfect choice in leading the Seva Sandwich Activity at iVolunteer’s Impact GupShup- a quarterly volunteer meet. Here’s how he feels about the experience! In a small basti near the urban locality of Vasant Kunj, there is an NGO working for the development of the… Continue reading A Day at Lakshyam
It is not every day that you get to work for a non profit and travel to Singapore to attend an affiliate meeting by Points of Light to learn more about Skill based volunteering. I happen to have this huge experience along with my other asian counterparts who are as crazily involved with volunteering as… Continue reading Know more about Skill based volunteering…..
I am a Supply Chain Management professional with a graduation in Mechanical engineering from National Institute of Technology. My daily job revolves around providing supply chain solutions and catering to the needs of power plant projects. I am married and blessed with a lovely son. He’s soon going to be one year old. In my… Continue reading Vikram Buddhiraja- Full time Corporate professional+ Part time Blogger + Weekend Volunteer creating Impact!!
(Impact Volunteer Mrunmayee Satam recollects her volunteering for Fazlani Aishabai Haji Abdul Latif Charitble Trust) Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. – Theodore Roosevelt It all began one fine evening when I received a call from iVolunteer. Fazlani Aishabai Haji Abdul Latif Charitble Trust required a volunteer photographer to capture… Continue reading An experience to remember !!!