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If you’re a Dilliwallah or an animal-lover, it would be a crime not knowing what Friendicoes is.

Being the largest and the oldest animal shelter in Delhi, Friendicoes is home to over 500 dogs, cats, horses and elephants. You see a stray dog in pain, you call Friendicoes. Your pet needs help at an odd hour, you call Friendicoes. That is the legacy this much-loved shelter has.

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Campaigns

When we heard about the #SuperSniffers, our entire team was excited with the idea of fundraising for them. The Khanna’s were the first ones we thought of, as their Thumki was quite a social media celebrity.

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Campaigns

When we heard about the Super Sniffers, our entire team was excited with the idea of fundraising for them. We immediately reached out to Soha, and she happily agreed to be a part of this campaign.

WWF-India’s Super Sniffer dogs are highly trained dogs who curb wildlife crime by nabbing poachers (how cool is that?).

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CampaignerSpeak

Pavan Savant took the leap of faith. He left his corporate job with Tata Consultancies and jumped right into the social space. Leading the strategy team at Muktangan, Pavan was determined to raise funds for one Dell desktop that was needed in one of the schools in Mumbai. Little did he know that he would be able to raise funds not for just one desktop, but five of them.

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CampaignerSpeak

Nisha Nair, a Columbia graduate, founded ArtSparks Foundation. ArtSparks supports the creative, cognitive, social and emotional growth of children through the medium of art.

She shares her campaigning experience with us.

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Impact Stories

The students pursuing their Post Graduate Program course in Development Management at SP Jain were thrown a challenge, aptly called the ‘Fundraising 2.0 Challenge’.

As part of the challenge, each of them had to set up crowdfunding campaigns to raise funds for their respective NGOs. One of the campaigns that stood out during this six weeks challenge was ‘Muktangan’.

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Tips n' Tricks

We all have dreams. We all have that one idea in our head that has always wanted to take shape into reality. Crowdfunding is the jumping board that allows you to move a step closer to ticking things off your bucket list, and making dreams happen.

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Events

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If you are a budding entrepreneur based in Delhi, chances are you are already attending Startup Weekend Delhi, happening from 5th-7th February, 2016.

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Events

India is currently undergoing a revolution which is unparalleled with the past. Starting up straight out of college is getting more acceptable and entrepreneurship is becoming a viable career path. The real startup push is coming from the colleges where students are starting up ventures for fun, learning (and of course the extra cash) in their early years in college.

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Team Speak

“Can you join the team and be a part of the madness that is BitGiving?”
Challenge accepted.

Unlike many who write out the pros and cons (just like Rachel), and weigh all their options before taking on a new job, I nose-dived into joining Team BitGiving. An hour-long interaction with Ishita and Ela is all that it took for me to decide that I wanted to be a part of their growing BitGiving family.

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