International Friendship Day

Friends are like the rays of sunshine offering the warmth of trust and understanding and making you feel comfortable in their presence allowing you to be “yourself”. This friendship gets [...]

Grit – The real Key to Success

Meet the multi-talented Akshata Gawde, a 28 year old preschool teacher with Mumbai Smiles Foundation, a music enthusiast, a kabaddi (national sport of India) referee and a member of the [...]

New donations from friends and family

We feel lucky to have friends and families who are always supportive through thick and thin. Since the outbreak of covid-19 in March, our friends are supporting our beneficiaries by understanding [...]

Online education in times of the “new normal”

In the current Covid-19 pandemic the entire education system is adopting new technologies and adjusting with the “new normal”. Schools reopened for the new academic year seeing a rapid shift to [...]

Meet Sachin, Program Manager of Education

Hello all! Today let’s meet one of our team members, Sachin Bhagat, who is a Program Manager of the department of Education at Mumbai Smiles Foundation. Let’s get to know Sachin better and [...]

7000km x Bombay: Workout for a Cause

7000km x Bombay is an initiative from our sister organization, Sonrisas de Bombay, requesting support to help us succeed in our mission: the peaceful struggle against poverty in Mumbai. Although [...]

Celebrating the Guru Purnima day

Guru is the one who imparts knowledge to their students without any expectations. We worship our GURU/ mentor on the full moon day of this month in India every year to show our gratitude towards [...]

Covid-19 Emergency Aid Resumes

On 1st July, everyone was awaiting the announcement of the second unlock phase hoping to have further relief in the restrictions. People were hoping that an unlock would lift some of the [...]

Communication within Family is Indispensable

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” – Michael J. Fox. Family is the glue that binds everyone closer together and the music that brings harmony. It is the biggest strength [...]

Distant education during Covid-19 pandemic

Jaberia and Sheefa Sheikh are two sisters studying in our Ccheda Nagar preschools. Their parents are daily wage workers. The mother used to peel garlics and the father used to work in a garment [...]

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