Our Spain team has a new proposal for lovers of photography and India! This year’s theme is “The reality of youth in India.” We are talking about photographs that specifically illustrate the contrasts that exist in this country in relation to the opportunities for the young people. Opportunities context define rural or urban, related to the purchasing power of  [...]

While the nation celebrated its 67th Independence Day on the 15th of August; the children of our Balwaldi too joined in to celebrate this happy occasion. It was celebrated across all the 23 Balwadis running under Mumbai Smiles. On this occasion several activities were carried out for the Balwadi kids. The activities included fancy dress  [...]

Maria was a visitor from Spain. Maria’s visited Mumbai Smiles earlier on her friend’s suggestion. Maria was very appreciative of the projects and their implementation and she said that it was a 1st hand experience to projects such as these. Read below to know what Maria had to say. “Congratulations for the great work that  [...]

The collaborative event at R city Mall held on the 9th of August 2013, saw a massive gathering from children to adults where 3 agencies assembled on a common platform. Senior dignitaries from the mall invited Mumbai Smiles as part of their effort to felicitate unsung heroes. The gift partner, Mira designs sponsored the trophies  [...]

I am Smita Ajay Shivtarkar. For the last three years, I have been working as a teacher at Balwadi No. 07, Marol Pipeline, Andheri (East). I live in the same area along with my husband, two daughters and a son. I have always been interested in social work. I thank Mumbai Smiles that as they  [...]

Empowering women is one of the biggest concerns globally and India takes this issue seriously. There is a lot of advocacy taking place for the empowerment of women be in the area of equal rights, gender equality, access to education, employment opportunities, participation in the government and many other avenues. Government policies are being amended  [...]

Nutrition (also called nourishment) is the provision, to humans and also other organisms, of the materials necessary (in the form of food) to support life. Many common health problems can be prevented or alleviated with a healthy diet. Keeping this in mind our Hope project team; a project focused on pediatric cancer patients held a nutritional talk for its beneficiaries  [...]