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  • Sushant Singh Rajput meets cancer-stricken fan Aaron, looks forward to playing with 'Superman' super soon

    November 20, 2018 IST | | Daily Hunt

    A few days ago when Ketto India posted a picture of Aaron on Instagram and his wish is to meet his favourite actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Read More

  • कॅन्सरग्रस्त चाहत्याच्या मदतीसाठी ऑनस्क्रीन धोनी पुढे सरसावला

    November 16, 2018 IST | | Loksatta

    सुशांतचा सध्या फॅनफॉलोअर्स कमालीचा वाढला असून लहानांपासून थोरांपर्यंत सारेच त्याची भेट घेण्यासाठी आतूर असतात. अशातच ब्लड कॅन्सरशी झुंज देत असलेल्या एका चिमुरड्याने सुशांतची भेट घेण्याची इच्छा व्यक्त केली आहे. Ketto India या क्राऊड फंडिंग संस्थेने या मुलाचा फोटो इन्स्टाग्रामवर शेअर केला असून त्याची इच्छा स्पष्ट केली आहे. या मुलाचं नाव ऐरन असं असून या संस्थेने या पोस्टमध्ये सुशांतला टॅग केलं आहे. Read More

  • Sushant Reaches Out To A Child Diagnosed With Cancer

    November 17, 2018 IST | | Deccan Chronicle

    Sushant Singh Rajput is busy promoting his upcoming movie titled Kedarnath alongside newbie Sara Ali Khan and helmed by Abhishek Kapoor. The actor recently, reached out for a child diagnosed with cancer. Read More

  • सुशांत सिंह राजपूत ने फिर दिखाई दरियादिली, कैंसर पीड़ित बच्चे से मिलकर पूरी करेंगे ये इच्छाआ

    November 16, 2018 IST | | Bollywood Life

    बॉलीवुड एक्टर सुशांत सिंह राजपूत अक्सर उन लोगों की मदत करते नजर आते हैं, जो कि विकट परिस्थितियों में फंसे हो। एक बार फिर से वो किसी की मदत करने के लिए आगे आए हैं। कुछ दिनों पहले ketto india नाम की क्राउड फंडिंग ने अपने इंस्‍टाग्राम अकाउंट एक बच्चे कि तस्वीर शेयर करते हुए बॉलीवुड अभिनेता सुशांत सिंह राजपूत को टैग किया था। जब सुशांत ने ये देखा तो तुरंत इसका जवाब देते हुए सोशल मीडिया पर लिखा- 'मैं दिल से भगवान से प्रार्थना करता हूं के ऐरन जल्‍दी ठीक हो जाए।' Read More

  • एक बार फिर सुशांत ने मदद के लिए आगे बढ़ाए अपने हाथ, करने वाले हैं कुछ ऐसा

    November 17, 2018 IST | | Hindi First Post

    Shocking: तमिल फिल्मों की जानी-मानी सिंगर चिन्मयी श्रीपदा अब नहीं गा पाएंगी गाना, लेकिन क्यों? PrevNext होममनोरंजन एक बार फिर सुशांत ने मदद के लिए आगे बढ़ाए अपने हाथ, करने वाले हैं कुछ ऐसा सुशांत सिंह राजपूत ने केरल में आई बाढ़ के बाद लोगों को हुए नुकसान के लिए अपनी तरफ से मदद करते हुए एक बड़ी राशि दी थी Updated On: Nov 17, 2018 05:15 PM IST Arbind Verma 0 एक बार फिर सुशांत ने मदद के लिए आगे बढ़ाए अपने हाथ, करने वाले हैं कुछ ऐसा Ad Sponsored by MGID New Opportunities For You With Online Tradin Read More

  • ब्लड कैंसर से जूझ रहे इस बच्चे के पेरेंट्स को ढूंढ रहा बॉलीवुड एक्टर, फोटो शेयर कर मांगी जानकारी और कहा - जिससे जो संभव हो, मदद करें

    November 16, 2018 IST | | Dainik Bhaskar

    'पीके' और 'एम.एस. धोनी : द अनटोल्ड स्टोरी' जैसी फिल्मों में काम कर चुके सुशांत सिंह राजपूत ने सोशल मीडिया पर एक बच्चे की फोटो शेयर की है , जो ब्लड कैंसर से जूझ रहा है। सुशांत ने फोटो के साथ अपील की है कि कोई उन्हें बच्चे की फैमिली तक पहुंचने का तरीका बताए। सुशांत ने लिखा है, "@आरोन भगवान आप पर कृपा बनाए रखें। कृपया कोई मुझे बताए कि कैसे मैं इस बच्चे और उसकी फैमिली तक पहुंच सकता हूं। समय रहते यह अमूल्य जानकारी शेयर करने के लिए आपका शुक्रिया Kettoindia. बच्चे के लिए मेरा प्यार और दुआ। मैं दोस्तों Read More

  • Love And Prayer For Aaron Says Sushant Singh Rajput

    November 16, 2018 IST | | Bollywood Helpline

    Despite negative press, actor Sushant Singh Rajput possesses an amazing humane streak and agreed to make wishes to 3 years old, Aaron, come true by agreeing to meet him. Social media is buzzing with news about Aaron, a 3 year old little cute and curious kid, who has been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (Blood Cancer), and seeking treatment in Rainbow Hospital Hyderabad- Telangana. Read More

  • Sushant Singh Rajput to Meet Three-Year-Old Fan Suffering from Blood Cancer

    November 16, 2018 IST | | IndiaWest

    MUMBAI—Ketto, Asia’s most visited crowd-funding platform, tweeted about three-year-old Aaron Basu fighting blood cancer, and the boy mentioned that his only wish was to meet his favorite actor, Sushant Singh Rajput. The “M.S. Dhoni” star was filled with sadness after reading the detailed story on Ketto’s website and expressed his desire to meet the child and the family. He also asked his friends to come forward to donate and support the cause. Read More

  • Kathua Case: The real life 'Peepli Live'

    November 16, 2018 IST | | MENAFM

    Ms. Shehla Rashid claimed that Rs. 40.62 lakh were collected, but since the parents didn't have a joint bank-account, the transfer got delayed. Read More

  • Shehla Rashid Didn’t Pocket Money Collected for Rape Victims’ Kin

    November 18, 2018 IST | | The Quint

    On 13 April 2018, online crowdfunding platform Crowdnewsing began the collection of funds for the family of the Kathua rape victim with the help of Ketto. The target amount was Rs 10 lakh and Shehla Rashid was one of the initiators of the campaign. Read More

  • Shehla Rashid Didn’t Pocket Money Raised For Kathua & Unnao Victims’ Family

    November 19, 2018 IST | | The Logical Indian

    Fact: All funds have been transferred On April 13, 2018, online crowdfunding platform Crowdnewsing began the collection of funds for the family of the Kathua rape victim with the help of Ketto. The target amount was Rs 10 lakh and Shehla Rashid was one of the initiators of the campaign. Read More

  • CleverTap Launches CleverTap4Good, Enabling Non-Profits to Execute More Effective Mobile Campaigns

    November 06, 2018 IST | | Adnkronos

    Among the many organizations currently using CleverTap, fundraising platform Ketto has raised more than $50M for social, creative, and charitable causes. Zaheer Adenwala, Co-Founder & CTO at Ketto, says, "Ketto's platform amplifies the voices of those in need so they can be heard by the billions of people across the globe who are willing to help. Read More

  • CleverTap Launches CleverTap4Good Helping Nonprofit Organizations Handle Mobile Phones Effectively To attract sponsors from around the world.

    November 07, 2018 IST | | Bangkok Biz News

    Ketto's fundraising platform, one of many active CleverTap organizations. Can raise more than 50 million US dollars. For social activities, creativity And for charity. Zaheer Adenwala, Co-Founder and CTO of Ketto, said, "Ketto's platform has helped the voice of the needy to reach billions of people across the globe and CleverTap helps us adjust. Compose messages to suit each person. So, our users are linked to the issues that they are interested in. Read More

  • CleverTap Launches CleverTap4Good, Enabling Non-Profits to Execute More Effective Mobile Campaigns

    November 06, 2018 IST | | Adnkronos

    Among the many organizations currently using CleverTap, fundraising platform Ketto has raised more than $50M for social, creative, and charitable causes. Zaheer Adenwala, Co-Founder & CTO at Ketto, says, "Ketto's platform amplifies the voices of those in need so they can be heard by the billions of people across the globe who are willing to help. With CleverTap, we can personalize messages so our users stay connected to the causes close to their hearts, be it fighting chronic illnesses, giving Read More

  • CleverTap introduces CleverTap4Good for more effective mobile campaigns of nonprofits

    November 06, 2018 IST | | Presse Portal

    The Ketto fundraising platform is one of the many organizations currently using CleverTap and has raised more than $ 50 million for social, creative and charitable causes. Read More

  • CleverTap launches CleverTap4Good for non-profit organizations

    November 06, 2018 IST | | Europa Press

    Among the many organizations that already use CleverTap, the Ketto fundraising platform has raised more than 50 million dollars that will go to social, creative and charitable causes. Read More

  • CleverTap Launches CleverTap4Good for Nonprofits to Make More Effective Mobile Campaigns

    November 06, 2018 IST | | Exame

    The Ketto fundraising platform is one of many organizations currently using CleverTap and has raised more than $ 50 million for social, creative, and charitable causes. Read More

  • CleverTap Launches CleverTap4Good, Enabling Non-Profits to Execute More Effective Mobile Campaigns

    November 06, 2018 IST | | Cision

    Among the many organizations currently using CleverTap, fundraising platform Ketto has raised more than $50M for social, creative, and charitable causes. Read More

  • 10 Major Bollywood Stars That Invest in Startups

    November 04, 2018 IST | | Money Makers

    Kunal Kapoor is a co-founder at Ketto, a crowdfunding startup that supports social causes. The actor initiated the project in 2012, together with his business partners Varun Sheth and Zaheer Adenwala. According to the company’s website, Ketto has raised over $40 million from 2.5 million supporters for 80,000 fundraisers. In 2015, Ketto Online Ventures Pvt Ltd, the company that owns the Ketto platform, raised $700,000 in an angel round from investors like Indus Age Ventures, Anthill Ventures, In Read More

  • Can Happy seeder machines end the smog in Delhi?

    November 10, 2018 IST | | Business Today

    What is contributing significantly to the air pollution in the national capital region is illegal stubble burning in neighbouring states, vehicular pollution, fireworks during Diwali and construction dus Read More

  • ‘If you give people the right to information, they will be ready to donate’

    November 02, 2018 IST | | The Open Magazine

    On Ketto today, there are campaigns by some who want money to buy a dog, some against the use of plastic straws. There are campaigns to improve roads and fill potholes. One that is bringing out edible cutlery, and another which is as ambitious as wanting to eradicate poverty. Read More

  • Interview with an entrepreneur who founded Asia’s largest crowdfunding startup

    October 31st, 2018 IST | | Good Vitae

    Varun Sheth is the co-founder of the Ketto, on online fundraising platform, where millions of people have raised funds over Rs. 3 billion for a social and personal cause. Mr Varun is an experienced entrepreneur, who is listed on Forbes 30 under 30 and Fortune 40 under 40. With his platform, he is bringing a positive change in the life of many people. Thus, it was important to learn from him some tips and tricks of entrepreneurship via a question-answer session. Read More

  • Cyclists crowdfund, cushion load of elderly worker

    October 27, 2018 IST | | The Times of India

    The photograph of an elderly cyclist carrying a heavy load for a living spurred a group of cyclists into action they decided to gift him a cycle-rickshaw. After seeing positive discussions through Sunday, group admi Read More

  • Jaslok Hospital And Research Centre Organised Pink Note 2.0 To Spread Awareness On Breast Cancer

    October 31, 2018 IST | | Mumbailive

    Ex Inspector General Police Mr.V C Pawar; popular theatre artist and Vice President, Women’s Cancer Initiative Devika Bhojwani, CEO of Ketto, Mr Varun Sheth; Veteran Journalist and President of Mumbai Press Club Mr Gurbir Singh and Padma Shri award winner Dr Suresh Advani were a part of the panel discussion Read More

  • Interview with an entrepreneur who founded Asia’s largest crowdfunding startup

    October 31, 2018 IST | | Good Vitae

    Experienced entrepreneurs are the rich source of wisdom and knowledge as during their journey to become successful, they become experts in their field, plus they know how to handle tricky life situation. Thus, as a budding entrepreneur, you must learn from them as their experience can guide you on the right path. Keeping this in mind, we would like to share an interview with an entrepreneur who is the face behind Asia’s largest crowdfunding startup. Read More

  • An evening to salute Breast Cancer survivors

    October 30, 2018 IST | | The Times of India

    At an evening that saluted the breast cancer survivors at a hospital at Peddar Road, the survivors shared insights that cancer is curable. Read More

  • Mumbai hospital organizes Pink Note 2.0 to spread awareness on breast cancer

    October 31, 2018 IST | | The Health Site

    Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, saluted the breast cancer survivors who also shared their insights. Read More

  • Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre Organized to spread awareness on breast cancer

    October 30, 2018 IST | | Express Healthcare

    Some of the panellist were leading experts like Ex Inspector General Police V C Pawar; popular theatre artist and Vice President, Women’s Cancer Initiative Devika Bhojwani, CEO of Ketto, Varun Sheth; Veteran Journalist and President of Mumbai Press Club Gurbir Singh and Padmashri award winner Dr Suresh Advani were a part of the panel discussion. Read More

  • Jaslok Hospital And Research Centre Organised Pink Note 2.0 To Spread Awareness On Breast Cancer

    October 31, 2018 IST | | Daily Hunt

    Ex Inspector General Police Mr.V C Pawar; popular theatre artist and Vice President, Women’s Cancer Initiative Devika Bhojwani, CEO of Ketto, Mr Varun Sheth; Veteran Journalist and President of Mumbai Press Club Mr Gurbir Singh and Padma Shri award winner Dr Suresh Advani were a part of the panel discussion Read More

  • No takers for a desi drone

    October 22, 2018 IST | | Telegraph India

    He filed for two related patents at the Patent Office at Calcutta. “I could not get much support from the government or other investors and there was no facility for testing or improvement. I am now at the final stage of prototyping and am struggling to meet the financial demand. Hence, I came up with a crowdfunding initiative (https: //www.ketto.org/ fundraiser/ball_drone) . I hope to get the much- needed support this way. Read More

  • Arjun Kapoor Gives a Shout-Out to Jacqueline Fernandez’s Initiative

    October 14, 2018 IST | | India West

    Arjun Kapoor has extended his support to Fernandez – he took to social media to give a shout-out to her and requested netizens to support her cause. He shared, “Let’s not forget the devastation the floods have left behind. Let’s support #JacquelineBuilds & #HabitatForHumanityIndia in our capacity and help them rebuild Kerala... one step at a time: https://www.ketto.org/fundraiser/HFHIKeralaDisasterRelief …@Asli_Jacqueline @habitatindia.” Read More

  • Simran Varma and Krithika Ganesan are on a mission to build playgrounds with recycled tyres for Mumbai kids

    October 15, 2018 IST | | The New Indian Express

    Simran and Krithika are raising funds to build these playgrounds. They have a fundraising and campaign page on Ketto, which has already collected Rs 1,20,000 and their aim is to raise Rs 3,00,000. Read More

  • Arjun Kapoor backs Jacqueline Fernandez's initiative to rebuild Kerala

    October 13, 2018 IST | | DNA

    Arjun shared, "Let's not forget the devastation the floods have left behind. Let's support #JacquelineBuilds & #HabitatForHumanityIndia in our capacity and help them rebuild Kerala... one step at a time: https://www.ketto.org/fundraiser/HFHIKeralaDisasterRelief @Asli_Jacqueline @habitatindia". Read More

  • Aayush Sharma-Warina Hussain get the crowd grooving at a dandiya night

    October 15, 2018 IST | | The Times of India

    The Navratri Utsav has also tied up with actor Kunal Kapoor's crowd-funding platform, which raises funds for the needy. Read More

  • This lawyer duo on bicycles from Ranchi is empowering villagers to know their rights

    October 09, 2018 IST | | The Indian Express

    Yogendra and Kunal feel that to help empower rural India one should know the country in and out first Read More

  • No child's play

    June 30, 2018 IST | | Forbes India

    Shaili Sathyu and her Gillo Repertory make theatre for children and question the world created by adults Read More

  • Across the hinterland with Gillo Repertory

    October 10, 2018 IST | | The Hindu

    For Shaili Sathyu, artistic director of the Gillo Repertory, it was a long-term dream to travel with her theatre company on a road trip to the interiors of the country taking the power of live performance to children’s doorsteps. Last November, that once fanciful idea was borne out in truth, when a team from Gillo finally completed a 15-day stint in Karnataka as part of Gillo on the Go, which is what they’ve dubbed their touring wing. Now, less than a year later, the group, which specialises in Read More

  • Both my son's Kidney's have failed and he desperately needs a liver transplant

    October 09, 2018 IST | | The Indian Express

    In November 2017, the test reports said that his calcium was high and his kidneys had become dysfunctional. Further genetic tests revealed that his liver, too, needed a transplant. Our relatives have played a major role in helping us pay the outstanding bills. About Rs. 3 lakh ($ 4,132) has already been spent on his treatment, but the amount needed for the multiple transplants is out of our reach. We are in a state of despair for not being able to save our child, but we know God will help us. Yo Read More

  • Powerlifter Mukesh Tripathi does a 370kg squat

    October 04, 2018 IST | | Sportstar Youtube Channel

    Mukesh Tripathi is raising funds on Ketto to paticipate in World Championship Competition Read More

  • Priyanka Chopra Invests in Tech Startups Including A Dating App of Tinder Co-founder Whitney Wolfe

    October 04, 2018 IST | | Indian Web

    With these two investments, Priyanka has joined the league of bollywood celebrities running/backing tech ventures including Anil Kapoor (Indi.com), Farhan Akhtar (Flickbay), Kunal Kapoor (Ketto.org), and Sushant Singh Rajput. Read More

  • No goal is unachievable if a man has the courage to pursue it: Mountain Man Colonel Ranveer Singh

    October 1, 2018 IST | | SportsKeeda

    There have only been 8 Indians who have managed to summit the 7 highest points of all the seven continents and Col. Ranveer Singh is can become the 9th Indian if he gets the necessary financial aid. Ranveer got to know about Ketto through a friend and since launching his campaign he has managed to raise over half the requisite funds. A total of 51 climbers scaled the Mount Everest under his guidance and leadership. Help Ranveer complete this list by contributing at Read More

  • Battle royal against homophobia

    October 1, 2018 IST | | The Patriot

    He’s now in the news for opening his palace grounds to marginalised LGBTQ persons, and sees a future where he’ll not just provide shelter but also vocational skills to them. This he aims to do with a learning centre by mid-2019 – for which he’s raising funds on the crowdfunding site Ketto – to help beneficiaries become truly independent. Read More

  • Indian origin ‘period poverty’ campaigner wins Gates Foundation

    September 26, 2018 IST | | The Times of India

    Among the top Goalkeepers from India were Varun Seth, founder of crowdfunding platform Ketto Read More

  • He squats 400kg, but is powerless without money

    September 30, 2018 IST | | Sportstar

    Powerlifters do what they do because of an unexplainable passion to lift. Tripathi is no different. His WhatsApp status reads: No Powerlifting, No Life. Powerlifters are not only strong, but also headstrong. Tripathi's story, which displays a lot of that bullheadedness, caught the eye of Zaheer Adenwala, co-founder and CTO of crowdfunding platform Ketto, on Facebook. Read More

  • No goal is unachievable if a man has the courage to pursue it: Mountain Man Colonel Ranveer Singh

    September 29, 2018 IST | | SportsKeeda

    here have only been 8 Indians who have managed to summit the 7 highest points of all the seven continents and Col. Ranveer Singh is can become the 9th Indian if he gets the necessary financial aid. Ranveer got to know about Ketto through a friend and since launching his campaign he has managed to raise over half the requisite funds. A total of 51 climbers scaled the Mount Everest under his guidance and leadership. Help Ranveer complete this list by contributing at Ketto: Read More

  • Campaign launched to raise funds for dismissed IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's legal aid

    September 07, 2018 IST | | Yahoo News

    The crowdfunding campaign started by Indians Fight for Justice (IFFJ) for legal support to sacked Gujarat Cadre IPS Officer Sanjiv Bhatt has been taken down by crowdfunding website Ketto. The campaign started raised Rs 16, 03, 230. The amount is 10 per cent of the total target Rs 1,50,00, 000. However, the page is inaccessible. Read More

  • Anant Fellowship Students Re-engineer Wasteland Into Playground for Village Children

    September 25, 2018 IST | | PR News Wire

    For their well-researched and impactful proposal, the team also received an initial funding of Rs. 50,000 from the 'Teach A Class' initiative. An additional amount of Rs. 1,50,000 was subsequently raised through crowdfunding platform Ketto to convert the wasteland in the school into a playground. Read More

  • Kunal Kapoor Raises Rs 1.2 Crore To Rebuild Kerala

    August 22, 2018 IST | | Shillong Times

    ctor Kunal Kapoor’s crowd funding platform Ketto has raised Rs 1.2 crore for rehabilitation work in flood-hit Kerala. He says it is overwhelming to see people come forward and support a cause. “Besides the incredible work being done by the army, there are a number of organisations and NGOs that are working tirelessly to rescue and rehabilitate people. Read More

  • Anant Fellowship Students Re-engineer Wasteland Into Playground for Village Children

    September 25, 2018 IST | | The Week

    For their well-researched and impactful proposal, the team also received an initial funding of Rs. 50,000 from the 'Teach A Class' initiative. An additional amount of Rs. 1,50,000 was subsequently raised through crowdfunding platform Ketto to convert the wasteland in the school into a playground. Read More

  • Sonam Kapoor is all praise for 8-year-old Anupriya for donating savings to Kerala relief

    August 24, 2018 IST | | India TV News

    Even Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor's crowdfunding platform Ketto has raised Rs 1.2 crore for rehabilitation work in flood-hit Kerala. Read More

  • Celebrate Independence Day By Heading To These 7 Restaurants In Mumbai

    September 24, 2018 IST | | Miss Malini

    This year marks the 72nd Independence Day our country will be celebrating. We are more than proud of how far we’ve come from then. And we are more patriotic than we think we are. If you’d like to celebrate this day with your loved ones, here are a few restaurants that are offering deals on 15th August. Read More

  • Deceased Sewer Cleaner Wasn't Even Married, Boy Who Got Crowdfund Turns Out To Be His Cousin

    September 21, 2018 IST | | India Times

    After seeing the heart-wrenching photo on social media, the netizens extended their support to the family and an online crowdfunding website, Ketto raised around Rs 50 lakh for the anguished family. Read More

  • Crowdfund money on hold as son turns out to be cousin

    September 22, 2018 IST | | The Pioneer

    The NGO Uday Foundation and crowdfunding website Ketto that raised Rs 57 lakh after photograph of a boy grieving next to the body of a sanitation worker who died while cleaning a sewer has not released the money after coming to know that the grieving boy was not deceased’s son but his cousin. In the photograph shared widely by social media users, the boy, believed to be Anil’s son, was seen grieving next to his body. The photograph moved netizens and NGO Ketto and Uday Foundation launched a camp Read More

  • To the power of transformation

    August 27,2018 IST | | Deccan Chronicle

    The two girls used crowdfunding, sold handmade greeting cards and did other menial jobs to gather money, and got volunteers to help them. “Our first project was in Pune, where we painted a government school with the help of volunteers. The smile on the faces of the kids egged us on,” says Surbhi. Read More

  • Social media campaign raises small fortune for family of Indian man killed cleaning sewer

    September 20, 2018 IST | | NZ City

    A crowdfunding campaign has raised more than $100,000 for the family of a New Delhi man who died of toxic fumes while cleaning a sewer with his bare hands earlier this week. Read More

  • A Negligent Employer Ignored Safety Procedures & It Cost This Manual Scavenger His Life

    September 21, 2018 IST | | ScoopWhoop

    When a journalist posted a picture of Anil's oldest son, 11-year-old Gaurav, crying beside his father's body, an NGO set up a donation page on a crowd-funding platform. The good samaritans are coming forward and so far INR 28 lakhs have been collected, making sure that Gaurav doesn't meet the same fate as his father. Read More

  • The heartbreaking photo that raised $60k in just one day

    September 20, 2018 IST | | KidSpot

    A harrowing photo of a little boy crying next to the body of his father led to thousands being raised in just one day from kind Indian social media users. More than three million rupees (AUD$57,000) was donated to the grieving family after the tragic picture was shared more than 8,000 times on Twitter. Read More

  • Manual scavengers, cleaners die in sewers every 2 to 3 days in India

    September 19, 2018 IST | | National Herald

    Congress President Rahul Gandhi, taking note of the most recent case of a death of a man in Delhi while cleaning a sewer, slammed the Modi Government on September 19, saying “Anil’s tragic death in the sewers of Delhi and photographs of his grieving son have made headlines worldwide. Our PM’s “Swacch Bharat” is a hollow slogan, when he’s blind to the plight of thousands of manual scavengers forced to excavate toilets and sewer lines in inhuman conditions.” Read More

  • NGO collects over Rs 50 lakh for deceased sewer worker's family

    September 18, 2018 IST | | Tribune India

    "So far we have collected Rs 57 lakh and the campaign has been closed on Thursday. We had set a target of Rs 24 lakh but within first 16 hours of a tweet showing the grieving minor son of Anil, we crossed the estimated mark. Read More

  • India: Heartbreaking Picture Raises Millions of Rupees For Family

    Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 10:17am IST | | Gazette Review

    A picture of a boy crying next to his father’s body has caught the attention of hundreds of social media users, who have donated everything they can to help out the family. In one day, the social media users raised millions of rupees for the boy and his family. The picture surfaced on social media and it was shared by thousands. It was revealed that the family was going through a difficult time and the picture raised over three million rupees ($41,000) in just one day. Read More

  • Fund raising on social media: NGO collects over Rs 50 lakh for deceased sewer worker's family

    September 21, 2018 IST | | Outlook India

    Tapping social media, donations totalling Rs 57 lakh have been collected to help the family of 27-year-old Anil, who died during manual cleaning of a sewer line of a residential apartment in Dwarka, a Delhi-based NGO said on Thursday. Read More

  • India: Heartbreaking Picture Raises Millions of Rupees For Family

    September 18, 2018 IST | | Gazette Review

    an organization that decided to help. The organization used Ketto, a fundraising platform, to help out the family. The fundraiser surprised the reporter and everyone who decided to help since thousands donated in a short amount of time. The reporter said it was totally unexpected and that even poorer people donated small sums of money. Read More

  • Can't even think straight, says wife of worker who died in sewer

    September 18, 2018 IST | | Sify News

    People from all walks of life extended helping hand to the family with over Rs 18 lakh already received by the crowdfunding platform Ketto, after an initiative by NGO Uday Foundation, whose founder Rahul Verma had shared a photo of Anil's son weeping over his body. Anil was the only earning member of the family. Read More

  • Donations pour in for family of sanitation worker who fell to death in sewer

    September 18, 2018 IST | | Devi Discourse

    People from all walks of life extended helping hand to the family of a 27-year-old sanitation worker who died after allegedly falling in the sewer of a building which he was going to clean in Dwarka's Dabri. Read More

  • Netizens Raised Funds For Delhi Sanitation Worker’s Family After This Heartbreaking Photo Went Viral

    Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 10:17am IST | | TopYaps

    Social media is a huge platform for people to share their views and opinions on various issues. It is a ‘social network’ platform that allows people to interact with other people from all over the world in order to connect with them virtually. However, it has become a much larger platform now than you think. Reportedly, in one of the most unexpected scenarios, social media users have come together to raise funds for a family that needs it the most. Read More

  • This Heartbreaking Photo Raised $43,000 in One Day

    September 19, 2018 IST | | IDA Report

    A photograph of a boy weeping next to his father’s dead body circulating on social media in India moved the people to raise more than three million Indian rupees ($43,829) for his family in a day. Read More

  • Delhi sewer death case: What we know so far

    September 21, 2018 IST | | OPINDIA

    The death of Anil, the man who died due to asphyxiation while cleaning sewage in Delhi, shook everyone’s conscience. A viral image of a young boy standing next to Anil’s body broke people’s hearts and thousands came together to help the young child in a bid to help the young children have a better future Read More

  • Photo of Boy Grieving His Father Raises More Than $70,000

    September 20, 2018 IST | | BrinkWire

    The donations for Anil’s family began to pour in after Sunny’s tweet gained the attention of the Uday foundation, a non-governmental organization, which helped set up a crowdfunding page through the Ketto website, according to the BBC. Read More

  • Outpouring of support in India for grieving son of sewer cleaner

    September 20, 2018 IST | | MWC News

    Soon, a crowdfunding campaign was launched on Ketto - a crowdfunding platform - by Rahul Verma, founder of a non-government organisation called Uday Foundation. He said the campaign has so far raised nearly $70,000 (5m rupees). "When I saw the pictures on Twitter, I got in touch with Anil's son. That little boy used to stay near that open manhole in the sewer, guarding his dad's clothes and shoes. For him, the sewer was his dad's office. His words horrified me," Verma said. "People were gettin Read More

  • Delhi sewer death

    September 21, 2018 IST | | NYOOOZ

    The photograph had moved many a netizen, triggering a sympathy wave that gave rise to a fund-raising campaign helmed by crowdfunding website Ketto in league with NGO Uday Foundation. My husband used to beat me up so I left him and came to Manohar whom I married. I had three children with him,” Rani said.She used to live in Vikaspuri with her second husband. Read More

  • Delhi: Sanitation worker dies after falling in sewer, Twitterati launch crowdfunding campaign to help family

    September 17, 2018 IST | | DNA

    According to the crowdfunding page on ketto.org, he died just six days after his four-month-old son succumbed to pneumonia. Rani said Anil cremated their son in the evening of September 8 and returned to work the next morning, a Hindustan Times report said. Anil lived with his wife and three children in a rented room in Dabri Extension. “My husband aspired for a decent job but cleaning was all he knew,” Rani said as she waited at a crematorium for help with her husband's last rites. Read More

  • Sewer death: Swachch Bharat mission as 'hollow'; PM blind to manual scavengers' plight: Rahul Gandhi

    September 20, 2018 IST | | DNA

    The crowd-funding page on ketto.org, appealed the users to donate and within just few days, people have donated around Rs 32 lakh, which is way more than the goal fund. Read More

  • Sewer death: After wave of sympathy and funds, a twist

    September 21, 2018 IST | | The Times of India

    Ketto also released a statement on Twitter in the evening, claiming that they were inveinvestigating the case. “No funds have been transferred until now and funds raised are beneficiary following a thorough check of facts and completion of our verification procedure Read More

  • Mystery Over Viral Photo of Crying Boy Deepens: Who Gets Rs 57 L?

    September 21, 2018 IST | | The Quint

    “Along with Shiv Sunny, the Hindustan Times reporter, and Ketto, we’re looking into the news report and will share an update soon. No funds have been transferred until now and the funds raised will only be transferred to the beneficiary, the boy in the picture, following a thorough checking of the facts and completion of the verification procedure,” officials at Ketto told The Quint. Read More

  • Dead sewer worker was more than a father to grieving boy

    September 20, 2018 IST | | The Hindustan Times

    The picture that moved the Uday Foundation, Ketto, and set off an avalanche of support, captured the boy’s grief before any initiative had been made to raise money for the family. It had nothing to do with his biological relationship with Anil. Read More

  • Mystery Over Viral Photo of Crying Boy Deepens: Who Gets Rs 57 L?

    September 20, 2018 IST | | The Quint

    A separate crowd funding campaign initiated via Ketto collected almost Rs 60 lakh for Rani and her child Read More

  • Death of sanitation worker sparks outrage in India

    September 20, 2018 IST | | The Express Tribune

    Photographs of an Indian child, belonging to the Dalit caste, crying next to his father’s body initiated a social media campaign that raised almost $70, 000 to support the family. Read More

  • The heartbreaking photo that raised $57k in a day

    September 21, 2018 IST | | News.Com.AU

    The Uday foundation, a non-governmental organisation, created the incredibly successful fundraiser on the crowd-funding platform Ketto. Its appeal page reads: “The funds shall be utilised for the education & well-being of the children and dignified life of the family.” Read More

  • Heartbreaking photo of Indian child crying over his father raises $57,000 for family

    September 19, 2018 IST | | SBS

    The Tweet captured the attention of the charity Uday Foundation, which helped to raise funds alongside the crowdfunding platform Ketto. Read More

  • The heartbreaking photo that moved strangers to donate £32,000 to young boy's family in a day

    September 19, 2018 IST | | Mirror Co UK

    The tweet drew attention from non-governmental foundation Uday who used Ketto, a crowdfunding site. People from all walks of life donated, from Bollywood actors to poorer people who could only give 10 rupees but still helped. Three million rupees in total was raised to help the grieving family. Read More

  • Weeping boy mourning father's death moves India to raise $56,000 in one day

    Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 10:17am IST | | Asia One

    "We can't bring back the father of that child, but the last 24 hours have contributed way more than our target of 24 lakhs, which would ensure the education and well being of that kid and family." Read More

  • Social media campaign raises small fortune for family of Indian man killed cleaning sewer

    September 21, 2018 IST | | ABC

    A crowdfunding campaign has raised more than $100,000 for the family of a New Delhi man who died of toxic fumes while cleaning a sewer with his bare hands earlier this week. Read More

  • Weeping boy mourning father’s death moves India to raise $43,000 in one day

    September 21, 2018 IST | | Inquirer Net

    The image of an 11-year-old boy weeping and mourning his father’s death recently compelled Indians to band together and raise money for him and his family. The sight was captured by Shiv Sunny, a journalist of the Hindustan Times. He took to Twitter last Sept. 16 to share the photo of the boy crying beside his father’s body inside a crematorium. ADVERTISEMENT “The boy walked up to his father’s body at a crematorium, moved the sheet from the face, held the cheeks wi Read More

  • 'Manual scavenger' Papa goes viral: What happened next

    September 21, 2018 IST | | Gulf News

    Online help for family of 'manual scavenger' Papa — whose task included removing human excrement by hand — Who asphyxiated inside a Delhi manhole Read More

  • How a tragic photograph illuminated India’s better future

    September 21, 2018 IST | | Washington Examiner

    Empowered by growing technological connectivity (the fundraising for Anil’s family is taking place on a crowdfunding website), this developing civil society is modern in social philosophy and modern in means. Read More

  • Outpouring of support in India for grieving son of sewer cleaner

    September 20, 2018 IST | | Aljazeera

    Twitter users react with anger and compassion after death of another 'manual scavenger', raising $70,000 for his family. Soon, a crowdfunding campaign was launched on Ketto - a crowdfunding platform - by Rahul Verma, founder of a non-government organisation called Uday Foundation. He said the campaign has so far raised nearly $70,000 (5m rupees). Read More

  • Over Rs 50 lakh and counting: When a photo triggered a fundraiser for family of dead Delhi sewage worker

    September 20, 2018 IST | | The Indian Express

    The online crowdfunding website Ketto had set a target of Rs 24 lakh to be raised over a fortnight but within a few hours, Rs 10 lakh were collected. Read More

  • कहानी दिल दुखानेवाली उस तस्वीर की जिसने चंद दिनों में लाखों रुपए जुटा दिए

    September 19, 2018 IST | | BBC Hindi

    केट्टो के सीनियर एक्जीक्यूटिव कंवलजीत सिंह ने बीबीसी से बातचीत में कहा कि अगर लक्ष्य से अधिक पैसा जुड़ जाता है तो भी तय समय तक फ़ंड जुटाते रहेंगे. वो बताते हैं, ''अगर तय राशि से अधिक राशि जमा होती है तो ये हमारे लिए और ज़रूरतमंद इंसान दोनों के लिए अच्छा है. हम अपनी केट्टो फ़ीस (पांच प्रतिशत केट्टो फ़ीस, जीएसटी और पेमेंट गेटवे का चार्ज जोड़कर कुल 9.44 प्रतिशत) काटकर साइट पर दिखाया गया बकाया पैसा सीधा लाभार्थी के अकाउंट में पहुंचा देते हैं. हालांकि सीईओ वरुण सेठ का कहना है कि इस कैंपेन के लिए उम Read More

  • The heartbreaking photo that raised $43,000 in one day

    September 18, 2018 IST | | BBC World News

    Mr Sunny's tweet also drew attention to the Uday foundation, a non-governmental organisation that stepped in to raise funds with the help of Ketto, a crowdfunding platform. Read More

  • People Raise Rs 50 Lakh For Family Of Manual Scavenger Who Died Of Choking While Cleaning Sewer

    September 19, 2018 IST | | India Times

    Ketto started a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for the family. The online crowdfunding website Ketto had set a target of Rs 24 lakh to be raised over a fortnight but within a matter of few hours, an amount of Rs 10 lakh was collected. Read More

  • PICTURE OF GRIEF Heartbroken internet users moved to donate £33,000 for boy pictured sobbing over dad’s body

    September 18, 2018 IST | | The Sun

    The Uday foundation, a non-governmental organisation, created the incredibly successful fundraiser on the crowdfunding platform Ketto Read More

  • Boy's heartbreaking photo raises Dh158,000 in one day

    September 19, 2018 IST | | Khaleejtimes

    Sunny's tweet also drew attention to the Uday Foundation, a non-governmental organisation that stepped in to raise funds with the help of Ketto, a crowdfunding platform. "That was totally unexpected," Sunny said on the massive help that poured in online. Read More

  • How a photo helped raise Rs 17 lakh for the family of Delhi worker who died cleaning a sewer

    September 19, 2018 IST | | News Laundry

    An HT report details how over Rs 17 lakh has been collected on Ketto through contributions ranging between Rs 15 and Rs 50,000 by more than 887 donors. The Delhi government, too, said it was ready to give Rs 10 lakh to Anil’s family. Read More

  • Internet Helps Raise 27 Lakh For Family Of Man Who Died Cleaning Sewer

    September 18, 2018 IST | | I Diva

    An NGO called Uday Foundation contacted Ketto, a fundraising platform, to help the family. Journalists with a considerable following have shared the tweet, in order to draw attention to the cause. Thanks to that money, the family will not have to vacate their rented home, and they will be able to afford food. Other than that, the Delhi government has promised a compensation of 10 Lakh rupees as well. Read More

  • Nearly Rs 50 lakh and counting: When a photo triggered a fundraiser for family of dead Delhi sewage worker

    September 19, 2018 IST | | The Indian Express

    he online crowdfunding website Ketto had set a target of Rs 24 lakh to be raised over a fortnight but within a few hours, Rs 10 lakh were collected Read More

  • After cleaner’s death in Delhi sewer, internet helps raise Rs 32 lakhs, gifts cycle to son

    September 19, 2018 IST | | DNA India

    Heartbreaking news of death of Anil, a sanitation worker who made a living through manual scavenging and cleaning septic tanks broke on Friday. The photo of his son standing over his body and crying because the family had no money to even cremate the deceased had been doing rounds on the internet since then and it's when the online world decided to step up and help. The crowdfunding page on ketto.org, appealed the users to donate and within just few days, people have donated around Rs 32 lakh, Read More

  • ₹24 lakh raised in 24 hours for family of deceased Delhi sewage worker

    September 18, 2018 IST | | National Herald

    Rahul Verma of Uday Foundation contacted the online crowdfunding website Ketto to take the initiative for a fundraising campaign. As per the Ketto campaign, a neighbour in the locality where Anil died had arranged the money for the last rites.“The funds shall be utilised for the education & well-being of the children and dignified life for the family. Some amount will be deposited as fix(ed) deposit for future,” read the Ketto campaign pitch. Read More

  • Crowdfunding Campaign Raises Over Rs 33 Lakh For Dead Sanitation Worker in Delhi

    September 18, 2018 IST | | Beebom

    online crowdfunding website Ketto started a fundraising campaign on its site for the family. Thanks to the aforementioned tweet going viral, the family is believed to have received donations of Rs. 24 lakh within just a day. That number is now almost at the Rs. 33 lakh mark, and is expected to go up even higher in the coming days. Read More

  • Crowdfunding yields 18 lakh for family of deceased worker in Delhi

    September 19, 2018 IST | | The Hans India

    Over Rs 18 lakh has already been received by the crowdfunding platform Ketto, after an initiative by NGO Uday Foundation, whose founder Rahul Verma had shared a photo of Anil's body with a child. As the news was widely shared on social media, several people extended help to the family of the deceased as he was the only earning member of the family. Ketto had set a target of Rs 24 lakh and within few hours after the news was shared on various social media platforms, over Rs 10 lakh was alread Read More