We are using the power of the internet and media to enable large-scale impact, through empowering and uplifting stories.
#FreePeriod with 1500 school girls
#FreePeriod, a campaign with private schools in Bengaluru
Spread awareness about sustainable menstruation
Experts working in the field of sustainability joined the campaign
Transformed how 50 lakh kids learn
Inspiring ripple effect of one article
Education project impacting hundreds launched.
Project implemented in 8 states
Influenced Policy Shift
J&K Chief Justice shares story
Waste segregation centres set up
Project Tsangda a massive success
J&K Chief Justice uses our article as example for all concerned districts
Project Tsangda is an initiative in the Ladakh region to help deal with non-biodegradable waste. Our coverage of the story was sent to all concerned districts by the J&K Chief Justice to be followed as an example. We are very pleased that this brilliant solution will benefit more people!
Helped village folk fight drought
#FightDrought - campaign for 20,000 residents
Readers raised over Rs. 10,00,000
Two village ponds restored
Restoration of Two Ponds in Tamil Nadu, Impacting the Lives of 24,000 People
Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu was one of the worst-hit districts in the region a few years ago. Many farmers committed suicide. TBI readers got together to raise over INR 11 lakhs, which resulted in the construction of 2 ponds over 7.5 acres. 20,000 villagers have benefited from this!
Brought home light and water
A village never had electricity
Raised Rs 2.9 lakh
Set up handpumps and solar street lights
We brought electricity to a village for the first time
Pimpaldhara – a village in Maharashtra, did not have electricity and the nearest water source was at least an hour away by walk. With our special series, we raised money and installed solar street lights, built a bore-well, and distributed solar lamps and cookers to each household. This has had a huge transformative effect on the villagers’ lives!
Spread the light of education
22 Odisha villages
1000 lamps donated in a week
A Diwali that brightened lives
1000+ children across 22 Odisha villages given solar lamps
Children in 22 villages in Odisha that were off the grid faced a huge problem – they couldn’t study after dark. Our Diwali campaign urged our readers to donate solar lamps and we had over 1,000 lamps donated in a span of 1 week. What a way to bring a light that has lasting impact into someone’s life!
Skilled women for better livelihoods
An initiative for farmer widows
Skill training for sustainable businesses
35 farmer widows now have sustainable businesses
In order to help the families of farmers who’ve committed suicide, we decided to skill and train 35 farmer widows. Today, these widows are running sustainable businesses such as tailoring and tiffin delivery.
Gifted a way out of poverty
A farmer tilled land with cot
Story goes viral
Got donations from generous readers
A farmer was gifted money, a plough and cattle
Vithoba was a poor farmer in abject poverty. We published a photo of him tilling his land with his cot – and that got our readers to help him out immediately. Together, our readers donated to Vithoba money, a plough and two bullocks!
Helped cancer patients find a new voice
Frugal innovation by an Oncologist
Voice prosthesis for throat cancer patients
Virality ensures thousands benefit
Bangalore-based oncologist receives recognition from Obama’s Healthcare Team
Dr. Vishal Rao’s invention – a voice-prosthesis device at an astonishing price of Rs. 50 (less than $1) was watched keenly by medical and healthcare teams the world over! Our video on his invention also led to many throat cancer victims reaching out to him to get their voices back.
Fulfilled a teenager’s dream
Bucket list of a boy with HIV
Video goes viral
Earns a music scholarship
Our video on the aspirations of an HIV positive youth earned him a scholarship
Tarun, from Happy Feet Home, is a young boy who is HIV positive. We created a video on Tarun’s Bucket List, and the top-most item on his list was to become a DJ. The video was viewed by many and this led to the True School of Music offering him a free scholarship to learn DJ-ing skills!