Browsing all posts tagged with joy of giving week.

Gifting the gifts

October 15th, 2011 | No Comments

During Joy of Giving week somebody anonymously gifted us lot of very beautiful children books in Moved by love space. It definitley felt gift of love as somebody literally emptied their library and I am sure those books held lot of childhood memories for the person who gifted them. Our first natural response was to share it further in […]

Joy of Giving

October 3rd, 2011 | No Comments

Krupali Shares: We go to this Narayan temple every thursday, its a one hour drive from the Urban ashram. After visiting the temple and praying we usually go to this small place for breakfast. After we are done we distribute some food among the pilgrims outside the temple and the small kids who sell flowers […]

Smile Store

October 2nd, 2011 | 4 Comments

To celebrate the spirit of “Vasudhev Kutumbkam” ( All world is one family) during Joy of Giving week, we started Smile store, a place for sharing, connecting and recycling. Its a complete volunteer run gift store to share our gifts with unknown brothers and sisters. There are no price tags, any one can leave any […]

What can I give ?

October 14th, 2010 | 3 Comments

It all started with just one simple thought…”What can I give ?” Swara Pandya asked her self. Joy of giving week was being celebrated all over India and Swara found it as a great opportunity to do something. She together with her friends Diana, Meghna and Nishchal, inspired their office colleagues in ‘Education Initiatives’ to donate […]

The Man Behind ‘Joy of Giving’

September 27th, 2010 | 1 Comment

All his possessions fit in two suitcases. He doesn’t earn much, he doesn’t spend much. Most of his life is focused on birthing a culture of giving. In 2000, when he found out that formal giving was 0.2% of the GDP in India (compared to 1.8% in the US), he started an effort called ‘GiveIndia’, […]

Food for Soul

September 20th, 2009 | No Comments

“The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.” –Mother Teresa (Quote from Daily good) To celebrate Joy of Giving week (from 27 September to 3rd Oct 3rd), we want to invite you all to an experiment we are doing here in Manav Sadhna, Ahmedabad. For a week, we […]

JOY OF GIVING WEEK:27Sept- 3Oct '09

July 13th, 2009 | 1 Comment

When God created this world, he gave in abundance. Humans in their mad race of acquiring seem to have forgotten the virtue of giving. The Joy of Giving Week is the beginning of a national movement. The first of its kind for India, and for every single Indian. It is a platform for all across […]