Our visitors are true givers and contribute so much by spending time with our Balwadi children and other beneficiaries. Three of the many such true givers are Jaume, Alvaro, Ferran, who visited Mumbai Smiles on 11th April 2014. They all belong to Barcelona Spain. They gave us the following feedback at the time of their departure: “Thank  [...]

  “To receive everything, one must open one’s hands and give. ” – Taisen Deshimaru. Khushboo Jani, a volunteer at Mumbai Smiles is a perfect example of above statement. She has come forward and opened her hand to give to the society. Khushboo volunteers with the Future Smiles Department  of Mumbai Smiles and teaches Maths, Science  [...]

Every year, on 31st May, WHO and its partners mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death globally and is currently responsible for 10% of adult deaths worldwide. The global tobacco  [...]

We often claim about how things are out of control and how things could have been better, and all that. I write this article to bring out how wrong we are when we think like that. Yes, many a times certain things are indeed beyond our control, but more often than not, they are not.  [...]

Cultivating healthy habits through education’ is what the Balwadi Project stands for. We at Mumbai Smiles strongly believe in the idea of keeping health in the forefront along with education. A healthy heart can do wonders. With this belief children at all the Balwadis are given one nutritious meal per day. Working for the benefit  [...]

Knowledge comes when we break out of the confines of silence and greet change. Celebrating womanhood in its truest sense, 28th May 2014 observed the breaking of this silence by marking the first Global Menstrual Hygiene Day. In May 2013, WASH United pioneered a 28-day social media campaign dedicated to generating awareness about menstruation. The campaign received  [...]

 On 25th March, 2014, Marisol and Andreas visited Mumbai Smiles. During their stay, they had an opportunity to visit the Balwadis, the Holy Spirit Hospital and the Yashodhan School. They gave us the following feedback at the time of their departure: “Thank you to the entire team of Mumbai Smiles for all that you do every day.  [...]