Transforming lives

Stories about lives that have changed for the better touched by Trusts' programmes and opinions about its philanthropic approach to uplift deprived communities

  • Ensuring a packed bench at school

    February 2017

    By tweaking lesson plans to fit student requirements, school facilitator Suresh Prajapat is improving learning outcomes and attendance at the GPS Banjarafali school in Sirohi, Rajasthan

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  • A good taste

    January 2017

    “We shall overcome, we shall overcome, we shall overcome, some day; Oh, deep in my heart, I do believe, we shall overcome, some day.”

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  • Securing livelihoods through training

    January 2017

    Tata Trusts collaborations with Asian Paints and Tata Consultancy Services have boosted livelihood opportunities for weavers and unskilled youth in Northeast India

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  • NEIDA helps families overcome hurdles

    September 2016

    NEIDA formed SHGs with the objectives of empowering women, inculcating the habit of saving and to bring in sustainable interventions.

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  • Solar pumps to reduce costs, preserve the environment in Tarai

    August 2016

    Farmers in the Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh reduce dependence on polluting diesel pumps, improve availability of water and earn additional income from summer crops with the use of green solar pump

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  • Delivering high quality potato seed tubers to farmers in Leh

    August 2016

    Tata Trusts, NABARD, the Indian Army, the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), partners of the Trusts and Siddhivinayak Agri Processing join hands to help procure high-quality seeds to improve potato yields in Leh.

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  • Integrated pest management methods improve yields for cotton farmers in Tamil Nadu

    August 2016

    Cotton farmers in Perambalur, Tamil Nadu, discover the secret of integrated pest management to save their fields of white gold and reap better returns

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  • Vocational training effectively resolves migrant labourer challenges

    August 2016

    Customised vocational training programmes improve livelihood opportunities for the youth in the Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh and hold the promise to minimise challenges faced by migrant labourers

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  • The best possible start

    August 2016

    Nutrition during the first 1,000 days of a baby’s life has an impact on health throughout life. New and expectant mothers in urban and rural areas of India learn this important fact during awareness campaigns held during the International Breastfeeding Week

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  • The journey to dignity

    June 2016

    Newly acquired tailoring skills and income have provided Leela with hard-earned respect from family and society, thanks to Kotra Adivasi Sansthan

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  • High on output

    May 2016

    Sinkibai’s income has gone up ten-fold and she plans to earn more, thanks to adopting commercial cultivation of vegetables and Package of Practices, suggested by experts from Collectives for Integrated Livelihood Initiatives

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  • Caring for the nurturers of the nation

    May 2016

    Making available quality healthcare to reduce maternal mortality rates in India

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  • Learning on the move

    May 2016

    The Tata Trusts’ Integrated Technology in Education project has brought quality, child-centred learning closer to students of marginalised communities through mobile outreach

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  • Restoring the past

    April 2016

    The Tata Trusts joined hands with the Aga Khan Foundation and the Archaeological Society of India to restore and rehabilitate Humayun's Tomb in Delhi

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  • Community to the rescue

    April 2016

    The Tata Trusts community health programme, focused on maternal and neonatal health, saves lives of mothers and infants at risk in the villages of Uttar Pradesh

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