“Everybody can be great because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve .You don’t have to know about Plato and Aristotle to serve. You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love and

Research in Child Psychology shows that ‘Play is our brain’s favourite way of learning’ Children learn most naturally when they play. In a world that welcomes technology, play has several facets starting from making your virtual player run a race, farming a field in countryside and solving complex puzzels. Play has a cathartic and a  [...]

Mumbai Smiles has recently launched a new health project, mMitra (Mobile Mitra), in partnership with Armman Foundation. The project is one of its kind and will primarily focus on improving the well-being of pregnant mothers, newborn infants and children in the age group of 1-5 years. The program will strategically cater to slum areas of Andheri(East).  The  [...]

Recently, we organised a uniform distribution program at all our Balwadis. Through this program, we wanted to motivate and encourage the children and develop a sense of association among them towards the organisation. The program involved distribution of uniforms to all the children. Each child was distributed a pair of uniform, which was sponsored by  [...]

Vasvi volunteered with Mumbai Smiles in the month of May 2014. Having a background in finance, she expressed a desire to contribute in the area of finance and accounts. We therefore allocated her to the admin department, where she assisted in various activities such as drafting financial guidelines, HR guidelines etc. We are proud to  [...]

Carlos and Maria, residents of Barcelona, visited Mumbai Smiles in the month of June 2014. They gave us the following feedback: “The experience of the visit has been very positive and we would like to thank you for giving us the opportunity to visit your projects and understand the culture and life of the people  [...]

We recently organized a training session for our self-help groups in collaboration with Mother and Child foundation. Self-help groups, by definition, are groups of women who work as micro entrepreneurs and run self-sustaining businesses. Our Balwadis are served by 13 self-help groups, which are mostly from the same communities in which we work. Through this  [...]

Angel and Raquel, residents of Barcelona, visited Mumbai Smiles on 30th of June, 2014. They gave us the following feedback at the time of their departure: “Thank you for allowing us to know your organization better that made us see the reality of the people to whom you are dedicated. It has been one of the  [...]