Newsletter from Shoshit Seva Sangh – J.K. Sinha, Founder-Chairman (2017)

Since the issue of the last newsletter in August, 2016, important developments have taken place with regard to Shoshit Samadhan Kendra, the fully free English medium residential school for the poorest of the poor, run by Shoshit Seva Sangh. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) granted affiliation to Shoshit Samadhan Kendra for +2 level…

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Merely funding NGOs not enough; philanthropists like Amit Chandra helping to build their ‘capacity’Economic Times, 7 Oct, 2014

Prolific donors like Chandra would like to see at least a few hundred NGOs operating on scale. His capacity-building forays are beginning to address shortcomings of NGOs that impede quick scale-up. Take Pipal Tree Foundation, which trains unemployed youth in the rural hinterland in skills like masonry, steel work for construction, plumbing and painting. It…

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