Diwali: The Festival of Light and New Beginnings

Festival of Diwali is one of the most widely celebrated festivals across India. Diwali literally means ‘a row of lights’ and itself symbolises positivity and energy. It is a Festival of lights [...]

When Failure turns out to be a New Motivation

Surekha Dhadwe is a 48 years old preschool teacher working with Mumbai Smiles Foundation since 5 years and this is her inspiring story. Surekha was born and raised in the slums of Marol pipeline, [...]

Independence Day at Mumbai Smiles

15th August 1947, the Independence Day of India has a special place in every Indian’s heart. Every year on this day we pay tribute to all those fearless, fierce and bold freedom fighters and the [...]

Unending Misery Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

  “How beautiful is the rain! After the dust and heat, In the broad and fiery street, In the narrow lane, How beautiful is the rain!” These are the beautiful lines from the poem of the [...]

Will “Unlock” solve the problem?

Covid 19, better known as a “disease of the rich” has now affected the global economy and mostly the people in developing countries who live hand-to-mouth. Even Mumbai, a city of dreams for many, [...]

Food and shelter, the most urgent needs

Mumbai Smiles team is working tirelessly since the last three months giving priority to the food and shelter needs of the road side dwellers and the families who are connected to us through the [...]

New guests in the preschools

Mumbai Smiles team has been preparing temporary shelter homes for those who are homeless, hungry and passing every night on roads. Considering the current pandemic situation we were hoping to be [...]

Temporary shelter homes for migrants

By now, most of the migrant workers in Mumbai have managed to return to their native homes across districts and states in search of a safe and secure place to shelter themselves from the Covid 19 [...]

In the midst of this situation we turn 15

We keep on reaching the most vulnerable neighborhoods these days, supporting the communities in these difficult times. We have to keep on trying to stop both the Covid-19 dissemination and their [...]