Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding campaign to create greenery in arid region

A Class 11 student in Gurugram has started a crowdfunding campaign, Project Urvara, to plant trees in the arid regions of Sikar district in Rajasthan. 

published on : 3rd September 2021

Crowdfunding to improve TN govt schools

The School Education Department has chosen to go for crowdfunding to improve basic amenities in government schools across the State.

published on : 29th July 2021

Spare parts shop owner becomes beacon of hope for those affected by lockdown

Spare parts shop owner Arshad Rasheed & his team are helping struggling families discreetly so they retain their self-esteem, reports Unnikrishnan S

published on : 25th July 2021

Jharkhand man, who pedalled 400 km every month for son’s blood transfusion, now gets free treatment

Thanks to the Bengaluru-based crowdfunding organisation ‘Milaap’ which came forward to help him out after media reports of Yadav's ordeal.

published on : 24th July 2021

After child with rare disease dies, HC asks what was done with Rs 16.5 crore raised for treatment

The Kerala High Court also asked whether the money raised for the treatment of this child can be used to treat other children suffering from rare diseases

published on : 22nd July 2021

Malayali poet turns to crowdfunding to pursue studies in UK university

So far, he has received only Rs 5,000 through that route.

published on : 20th July 2021

Mother-daughter duo misuse ailing kid’s pics for crowdfunding fraud

The fraud came to light after the child’s father saw the campaign in a Facebook group

published on : 10th July 2021

Kerala HC wants govt to have control over charity fundraising

The court made it clear that it did not want to interdict crowdfunding, but only caution the government to have some control over it. 

published on : 10th July 2021

'Where's the money going?': HC says govt should control crowdfunding for medical treatment

"Where is the money going? From where is the money coming? Is there any control or monitoring by the state over this collection of money," asked Justice PB Suresh Kumar

published on : 9th July 2021

Kind-hearted pump in Rs 18 crore for Kerala toddler’s treatment

The task of collecting Rs 18 crore appeared impossible even to those who had begun the crowdfunding initiative.

published on : 6th July 2021

Rs 18 crore raised via crowdfunding: To save 18-month-old child, kindness in Kerala touches zenith

Mohammed, son of PK Rafeeq and Mariyumma, requires a dose of Zolgensma, which is considered as one of the most expensive drug in the world.

published on : 6th July 2021

Students in Kerala raise Rs 4 lakh to help less-privileged peers

The pandemic has brought to the fore a harsh reality — an unprecedented divide based on class and financial status brought about by digital learning.

published on : 1st July 2021

Kochi Corporation crowdfunds its way to help Covid patients, wins hearts

On April 23, while the election protocol was still in place, the Kochi Corporation took a bold step to source funds from its people to provide immediate support to Covid-hit families.

published on : 6th May 2021

Pudukottai man starts ‘Moi Virundhu’ to help Covid patients in Delhi

Every day, social media is inundated with requests for beds, oxygen, medicines for covid patients.

published on : 6th May 2021

Good Samaritan raises Rs 29 lakh in 3 days for hospital in Uttarakhand

Binu George got inspiration from her teenage son Rohan who had raised Rs 50,000 in a similar fashion last year for rural students to enable them to initiate online learning during the lockdown. 

published on : 26th April 2021
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