[The Economic Times] The Part-Time Specialist


“The man who worked with Citibank and HSBC, and was part of the founding team of HDFC, was taking his career in an all new direction—as a philanthropist. For the last two years, Miranda has been using some skills learnt as a PE fund manager to retool non-profits, and extract money and support from hesitant […]

[Update] Samhita facilitated NGO event at Bombay Store

Nov 27 Comedy Fundraiser Poster

Samhita formed alliances between six stand-up comics from Schitzengiggles, The Bombay Store, Mocambo Cafe and EKansh Trust to help the Pune-based NGO organise a stand-up comedy fundraiser event in Mumbai on 29th June 2012. Registration and refreshments took place between 7 and 7:30 pm followed by a speech by Anita Iyer, Founder and Managing Trustee of the NGO, which strives to empower […]

[TimeoutMumbai] Schitzengiggles will have you chuckling for charity


“It took just a couple of tweets to arrange the fundraiser by comedy group Schitzengiggles this fortnight. Schitzengiggles’ founder Karan Talwar, who tweeted about seeking NGOs, was guided to the Twitter handle FundACause run by Chandni Parekh, who consults with Samhita, a platform for NGOs. Parekh tapped into the Samhita network to relay Talwar’s offer […]

[Livemint] How to choose a worthy cause


“Samhita, which was set up by the Nadathur Group, a private investment firm established by N.S. Raghavan of Infosys Technologies, presents its chosen charities in terms of specific programmes or achievable tasks in “units” that the giver can pay for. One unit of Rs 600 could provide a tribal child with a set of clothes, […]