Raah Foundation presented with ‘Certificate of Merit’ on the ‘World CSR Day’ by Blue Dart Express Limited Raah Foundation was presented with ‘Certificate of Merit’ on the ‘World CSR Day’ by Blue Dart Express Limited Blue Dart Express Limited, South Asia’s premier courier and integrated express package distribution Company presented the 5th Blue Dart World CSR Day and Blue Dart Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Awards at Taj Lands End, Mumbai on 18th February 2016. The awards recognized organizations that best demonstrate leadership and commitment towards bringing a change across different businesses. This year’s edition of Blue Dart’s World CSR Day was centred on the theme ‘What Next’ and covered topics like Sustainable and Responsible Business, Inclusive Development, Corporate Governance and Emerging Paradigms of CSR. The event was inaugurated by Ramon Magsaysay Award Winner and Padmashree Dr. Prakash Baba Amte.
Raah Foundation chosen for ‘Social Innovative Grant’ by Tata Trusts and the Harvard University South Asia Institute (SAI) Another feather in our cap. Tata Trusts and the Harvard University South Asia Institute (SAI), who collaborated for a project on livelihood creation in rural India through social entrepreneurship and skill development, have recently announced a grant of INR 1.5 Million for 6 organizations from across India. The organizations who are awarded the grant are Kumaun Grameen Udyog from Uttarakhand, Freeset Fabrics from West Bengal, Chitrika and Craftizen Foundation from Hyderabad, and Women Weave Charitable Trust and Raah Foundation from Maharashtra. As part of this project, a capacity-building workshop for the handicrafts and handlooms sector was organized at the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The workshop was aimed at capacity-building through knowledge inputs, networking support, social innovation grant funding and mentoring.