About a year ago, my best friend’s sister (who is now my Co-Founder) casually mentioned the idea of ConnectFor to me. She off-handedly asked me if I would be interested in helping her start one of India’s first volunteering platforms.
It is hard for me to believe that two months ago, I was nervous about moving to Bombay. I was not quite sure what I was doing with myself. Here are the simple facts I did know at the time:
Udaan was meant to receive a volunteer who had committed to design their Annual Report for the year 2014–2015; however, at very last minute, the volunteer dropped out, and Udaan had no replacement for the same. They were in a time crunch and had to find someone urgently to take on this entire project.
One of our partner organisations, Kherwadi Social Welfare Association, had called us with an urgent need: they need someone to assist their…
“As a teenager growing up in Mumbai, I had always spent a part of my vacations helping out at local NGOs. I participated in a variety of…
This Summer it’s all about #GoodVibesOnly.
Story excerpted from an article originally published on Elite Daily.