We had a surprise waiting for us in our office yesterday… An individual, who lives in the US, sent us a donation that, as you can see from the photo, is very generous! This person not only sent us a cheque, out of the blue, but has also requested anonymity. So, while we can’t tell  [...]

We have a big announcement to make tomorrow! For all of you, all those people who have supported us from the time our organisation was launched to now, there will be a way now to make our relationship stronger. We are very excited by our news and we are sure you are curious about it  [...]

Last week, we had a very distinguished visitor at Mumbai Smiles. The Consul General of the Consulate of Spain in Mumbai — Domingo Manso — came to Mumbai Smiles to meet our team, see our work and understand our projects. As we’ve told you previously, Mumbai Smiles organises visits to our projects so outsiders can  [...]

Yesterday, February 4, was World Cancer Day 2013. As we told you in this post, we had organised a motivational talk and meditation session for patients and families at the Holy Spirit Hospital in Andheri (E) by experts Aruna Ben and Tapaswini Ben, as part of the HOPE: Care for Children with Cancer project that  [...]

Today, February 4, is World Cancer Day. As we told you in this post last week, this is a specially earmarked day when people and organisations help raise awareness on cancer and how to prevent, detect or treat it. Around 47% of cancer cases and 55%of cancer deaths occur in less developed regions of the  [...]

February 4, 2013, (Monday) is World Cancer Day. Around the world, on this day, people and organisations have events and activities that help raise awareness on cancer and how to prevent, detect or treat it. Cancer is a leading cause of death and a public health problem worldwide. WHO estimates that 84 million people will  [...]

In the first of the workshops in the new year, the Future Smiles team organised a ‘Stress Management’ workshop as part of the series designed to help the students of Yashodhan School deal with their academics and prepare for their careers better. As part of their ‘Life Skills’ training, this session was meant to help  [...]

Sunday, January 27, 2013, was World Leprosy Day, observed internationally to increase public awareness of leprosy. Leprosy is one of the oldest recorded diseases in the world. It is a chronic infectious disease which affects the skin, peripheral nerves, upper respiratory tract and the eyes. Around 80% of the newly diagnosed cases of leprosy are  [...]

India celebrated its Republic Day on Saturday, January 26, 2013. Republic Day commemorates the date in the year 1950 on which the Constitution of India came into force. The date January 26 was chosen to honour the memory of the declaration of independence of 1930. While the grand Republic Day Parade takes place at Rajpath,  [...]