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  • Habitat for Humanity India Ambassador Jacqueline Fernandez Shows How You Can Help the People Affected in Karnataka and Maharashtra Floods 2019

    August 20, 2019 IST | | Latestly

    A fundraiser for the floods has been set up on Ketto where one can easily donate for Maharashtra's Sangli & Kolhapur as well as Karnataka floods. Read More

  • Ananya Birla wins Ketto Young Changemaker Award for 'The Mpower'

    August 21, 2019 IST | | Instagram

    Singer and entrepreneur Ananya Birla won the Ketto Young Changemaker Award for helping raise awareness on the stigma associated with mental illness as well as installing a support system for India's mental health needs by co-founding a mental healthcare centre. Read More

  • Ananya Birla wins Ketto Young Changemaker Award for ‘The Mpower’

    August 19, 2019 IST | | Mumbai News Networks

    Singer and entrepreneur Ananya Birla won the Ketto Young Changemaker Award for helping raise awareness on the stigma associated with mental illness as well as installing a support system for India’s mental health needs by co-founding a mental healthcare centre. Varun Sheth, the Cofounder & CEO of Ketto added, “Taking on such complex issues as mental illness, microfinance to women and anxiety and depression, Ananya is doing a remarkable job at the helm and has taken her side to the next level. Sh Read More

  • Asia's largest crowdfunding platform, launched Ketto Awards 2019

    August 19, 2019 IST | | Silicon India

    In a bid to recognize and celebrate initiatives driving positive change in India, Ketto, Asia’s largest crowdfunding platform, launched Ketto Awards. With a panel of three renowned judges across diverse walks of life, Ketto presented awards to prominent NGOs and individuals that includes celebrities like Rahul Bose and Ananya Birla as well organisations like Habitat for Humanity, for their role played in rebuilding Kerala after the tragic floods in 2018. “We launched Ketto Awards not only to r Read More

  • Goonj (Odha Do Zindagi) bags Best Digital Marketing Campaign Award

    August 19, 2019 IST | | India Education Diary

    Varun Sheth, CEO & Co-founder Ketto said, “Goonj, through their “Odha Do Zindagi” programme, have been able to reach out to hundreds of underprivileged people on the streets of New Delhi providing them with winter essentials such as woollens, blankets, mats and other material. Goonj has also reached out to far-flung villages of the country by providing the needy with urban underutilized materials. SHARE Facebook Twitter Read More

  • Desi stand-up, drama and dance at The Fringe

    August 17, 2019 IST | | The Hindu

    Yet another show, From India to Triana, effects a journey of dance and music from “the most primitive sounds of India to the fiery rhythms of flamenco”. This is being staged at theSpaceTriplex, and is a presentation by The Rootless Company, a collaboration of Edinburgh-based artists with diverse ethnic backgrounds, founded in 2016. Like Tewari, who attempted to finance his trip via a crowdfunding appeal on Ketto Read More

  • Flood of support

    August 17, 2019 IST | | Nyoooz

    Here are ways in which you can help rehabilitate flood victims. Turning pagesChildren between the ages of 3-12 from Mallya Aditi International School are organising a book fair and are selling children’s storybooks in the hope of helping flood victims in Bihar and Assam. Then the floods in North Karnataka happened and we wanted to help there too,” said Geeth Vaz, guitarist of Lagori. They have recently intervened in Odisha, Tamilnadu and Assam have and now aim to help Karnataka victims too. The Read More

  • Flood of support

    August 17, 2019 IST | | The New Indian Express

    Money matters Rapid Response is an organisation that provides disaster relief and rehabilitation services across India. As a disaster relief agency, it helps people survive and rebuild their lives through food, medical, education, shelter, and livelihood programmes. They have recently intervened in Odisha, Tamilnadu and Assam have and now aim to help Karnataka victims too. The organi sation intends to provide immediate relief to the affected families, and its target is to reach 1,000 families Read More

  • Desi stand-up, drama and dance at The Fringe

    August 16, 2019 IST | | The Hindu

    Yet another show, From India to Triana, effects a journey of dance and music from “the most primitive sounds of India to the fiery rhythms of flamenco”. This is being staged at theSpaceTriplex, and is a presentation by The Rootless Company, a collaboration of Edinburgh-based artists with diverse ethnic backgrounds, founded in 2016. Like Tewari, who attempted to finance his trip via a crowdfunding appeal on Ketto Read More

  • Desi stand-up, drama and dance at The Fringe

    August 16, 2019 IST | | Daily News India

    Yet another show, From India to Triana, effects a journey of dance and music from “the most primitive sounds of India to the fiery rhythms of flamenco”. This is being staged at theSpaceTriplex, and is a presentation by The Rootless Company, a collaboration of Edinburgh-based artists with diverse ethnic backgrounds, founded in 2016. Like Tewari, who attempted to finance his trip via a crowdfunding appeal on Ketto Read More

  • ‘Seeding’ a bond with nature this Raksha Bandhan

    August 16, 2019 IST | | About Amazon

    Giving ‘wings’ to a cause Helping add visibility to the cause is Amazon Wings. This initiative aims to help its sellers to raise funds through the crowdfunding platform Ketto. Amazon Wings is helping small businesses and early-stage ideas to take flight and get the support they need to grow and prosper. According to Nitin Jain, “Amazon has been a great platform for us to get visibility and has helped us reach out to people across the country without any geographical limitations. I request a lot Read More

  • The Freedom Editition

    August 14, 2019 IST | | Mumbai Mirror

    FEAST FOR A GREAT CAUSE The Bombay Canteen returns with the fifth edition of their annual Independence Dawaat on Thursday. This year, they are raising funds to support Araku farmer families in Andhra Pradesh through the Naandi Foundation, a social sector organisation that has been working with Adivasi farmers over the last two decades. Since it’s all about celebrating freedom, there is no fixed price — you pay what you please for the meal. WHERE: The Bombay Canteen, Lower Parel Read More

  • Gift a rakhi, plant a tree: this Jaipur startup is urging people to go green this Raksha Bandhan

    August 14, 2019 IST | | Your Story

    The financial resources for both these awareness efforts was raised through the crowdfunding platform Ketto via Amazon Wings. Read More

  • Celebrating India with a cause

    August 12, 2019 IST | | DNA

    There’s a delicious Goan Coconut & Baath Cake and Rajasthani Malt Milk Barfi to round off the meal. The best part? Pay as much as you want! “Your contribution will definitely help, but we also want to start a larger conversation around agriculture and how we can create a sustainable ecosystem,” concludes Sameer. For those who can’t make it to the daawat but would like to contribute to the cause, they can do so online through the Ketto crowdfunding platform Read More

  • Mt Everest enthusiast quits job for mountains

    August 10, 2019 IST | | DT Next

    A young IT professional from Tiruvanmiyur, who claims to be first person from Chennai to step on Mount Everest, has quit his job at an IT firm to pursue his passion for trekking and mountaineering. He is now a full-time guide for other trekkers at Get Beyond Limit in Bengaluru. Read More

  • Where shutters speak: on Pune’s collaborative street art project, A Fresh Coat

    August 10, 2019 IST | | The Hindu

    The youngsters are already planning phase two. With a crowdfunding request out on the digital platform, Ketto, they are looking at November to renew their project. “We’ve got many requests from the market area and other parts of the city to create artwork,” says Hardikar, adding that they are open to taking up bigger murals and wall art. With a wish list of artists they want to work with, they are also eager to collaborate across the country with design studios and street art projects like St+ar Read More

  • Karnataka Floods 2019: Here's how you can contribute to relief, rehabilitation

    August 10, 2019 IST | | The News Minute

    Durga Prasad, an individual, has started a campaign on Ketto with an aim to crowdfund Rs 10 lakh in order to buy food supplies, tents, plastic sheets (for temporary shelter) and medicines. Find the link here. Read More

  • Crowdfunding kya hai, yaha kaise kam karta hai

    August 10, 2019 IST | | Laghudyog

    इसके लिए आपको कुछ चुनिन्दा Crowdfunding की वेबसाइट पर जाना होगा वहां आपको अपना एक अकाउंट बनाना होगा | उसेक बाद आपको यदि Crowdfunding के माध्यम से पैसे इक्कठे करने हैं तो आप अपना कैंपेन डालना होगा , जो की पूरी तरह से ओरिजनल होना चाहिए मतलब आपको अपनी हर डिटेल सही सही से बताना होगा , ऐसा इसलिए जरुरी हैं क्योकि यदि आप गलत इनफार्मेशन डालकर Crowdfunding करते हैं तो वेबसाइट के ओनर आप पर क़ानूनी कार्यवाही कर सकते हैं , उनके द्वारा समय समय पर कैंपेन चलाने वालो पर नजर रखा जाता है | यंहा मैं आपको कुछ फेम Read More

  • Good food for a Good Cause The Bombay Canteen 5th Independence Day Dawaat, This August 15, 2019

    August 10, 2019 IST | | Hospi Buz

    A daawat to sustain future entrepreneurs: Araku Farmer Families. Come, join our pledge for farmers, farmlands and full tables so they too can be truly Independent! And with all the love and support we’ve got from you over the years, we are sure that hum hongey kamyab! And if you can’t make it for this unique fundraiser lunch, you can contribute to the cause online by visiting https://www.ketto.org/fundraiser/tbc19https://www.ketto.org/fundraiser/tbc19 Read More

  • பச்சிளங்குழந்தைக்கு கல்லீரல் செயலிழப்பு! #Save_Mithulashree

    August 12, 2019 IST | | Vikatan

    மிதுலாவிற்கு கல்லீரலை தானம் செய்ய அவளது தாய் தயாராக இருக்கையில் அவளின் உயிரைக் காப்பாற்றக்கூடிய ஒற்றை வழியாக பணமே இருக்கிறது. பணம் இல்லாத ஒரே காரணத்திற்காக இவ்வளவு வலியைத் தங்கள் மகள் அனுபவித்து வருவதாக மிதுலாவின் பெற்றோர் ஒவ்வொரு நாளும் மனம் வருந்துகின்றனர். இந்த நிலைமையில் மிதுலாவின் பெற்றோருக்கு நிதி திரட்டும் இணையதள நிறுவனமான 'Ketto' ஆதரவுக் கரம் நீட்டியுள்ளது Read More

  • This Film Isn't Kidding Around

    July 31, 2019 IST | | Midday

    "News related to child abuse, even with infants, was quite common last year. I collected data and spoke to people regarding this issue. When I found that most of these crimes are committed by family members, it seemed vital to spread awareness about it. Being a filmmaker, I wanted to use my medium to spread this social message. I want people to get involved in this project, and so I chose to go down the crowdfunding route," Selvaraj told this diarist. Read More

  • PRODUCER FROM THANE IS CROWD FUNDING FOR A SHORT FILM WITH A MESSAGE FOR THE SOCIETY

    July 30, 2019 IST | | Bollyy

    This is a story of a young film-maker who hails from Thane, Mumbai and is crowd funding short film on the menace of pedophiles in our society. Read More

  • Hyderabad: Differently-abled youth aims to scale Mt Elbrus

    July 30, 2019 IST | | Telangana Today

    The youngster, who is confident of scaling Mt Elbrus, is also trying to raise funds through crowdfunding platform Ketto to procure a hi-tech artificial limb. Interested persons can visit: https://www.ketto.org Read More

  • This 17-year-old has created India’s first 3D-printed coral reef to save marine life

    July 29, 2019 IST | | Your Story

    Siddharth Pillai from Mumbai has raised Rs 2 lakh through crowdfunding and developed a 20 m long reef structure to support marine life. Read More

  • This upcoming film-maker from Thane is crowdfunding for a short film with a message for the society

    July 29, 2019 IST | | Mumbai News Netoworks

    We have already COMPLETED the shoot which costed us 7 Lakhs in total, we are looking for 5 Lakhs for the post production (VFX, Music, patch work shoot and DI). To find more about the story, kindly click the link below: https://www.ketto.org/fundraiser/Meow Read More

  • மின்சாரப் பயன்பாடின்றி தண்ணீரை சுத்திகரிக்கும் மலிவு விலை இயந்திரம் உருவாக்கிய இளைஞர்!

    July 26, 2019 IST | | Your Story

    தண்ணீர் சுத்திகரிப்பு முறை குறித்து Ketto உடன் அவர் உரையாடுகையில், Read More

  • भारत की गोलकीपर जो आज एक मजदूर है

    July 26, 2019 IST | | Rediff

    आपने बकरियाँ पालना कब शुरू किया? जब मेरे पास नौकरी नहीं थी, तब अपनी थोड़ी-बहुत जमा-पूंजी से मैंने दो बकरियाँ ख़रीदीं, बुद्धि और सिद्धि। कुछ समय बाद मैंने सिद्धि को बेच दिया। बुद्धि ने दो बच्चों को जन्म दिया। अभी मेरे पास 10 बकरियाँ हैं। मेरे पास सही घर नहीं है। रोज़ की मजदूरी के काम से मैं घर चलाती हूं। मैं बस अपनी बेटी को खेलते देखना चाहती हूं। मेरे पति रोज़ तनख़्वाह पाने वाले मजदूर हैं। हम कितनी भी मेहनत कर लें, हमारा जीना मुश्किल ही है। मैं कोई बहुत ज़्यादा पैसों वाली नौकरी नहीं मांगती। मुझे ब Read More

  • Crowdfunding helps Indian students realise study dreams

    July 26, 2019 IST | | Campus Review

    laborating on why crowdfunding is becoming a popular means of funding one’s education, Varun Sheth, co-founder of Ketto, said: “As India is going digital in many sectors and initiatives, Indian students are taking full advantage of it to fulfil their dreams. Also, the process… from creating a campaign to raising funds is easy. Besides college studies, students are also posting impactful appeals to raise money for creative projects and extra-curricular activities abroad. Moreover, you don’t have Read More

  • जानिए कैसे आस पड़ोस के किसानों की मदद कर दिल्ली के खतरनाक प्रदूषण से लड़ रही हैं दो 17 साल की लड़कियां

    July 25, 2019 IST | | Your Story

    2018 में, केतकी और श्रुति ने केटो (Ketto) प्लेटफॉर्म पर तीन मशीनों की खरीद के लिए एक क्राउडफंडिंग अभियान शुरू किया। दोनों ने हैप्पी सीडर तकनीक को सर्दियां के दौरान जलाई जाने वाली पराली की समस्या से निपटने के तौर पर देखा। 2001 में पंजाब एग्रीकल्चर यूनिवर्सिटी में CSIRO ग्रिफिथ के इंजीनियरों के एक समूह द्वारा विकसित की गई मशीन, मिट्टी से फसल के अवशेषों को काटती है, इसे गलाती है और यहां तक कि इसके स्थान पर नए बीज भी बोती है। सभी किसानों को अपने ट्रैक्टर पर डिवाइस लगानी होती है और उसे चलाना होता है। Read More

  • Startup India: Deepika Padukone, Manoj Bajpayee and Aishwarya Rai, these actors have invested

    July 22, 2019 IST | | Lokmat News

    Kunal Kapoor, an actor of Rang De Basanti film, has teamed up with Varun Seth to create crowdfunding NGO Ketto. Read More

  • India goalkeeper is now a labourer

    July 23, 2019 IST | | Rediff

    A few years ago, she was the goalkeeper of the Indian women's football team. Today, Tanuja Bage lives hand to mouth, struggling to make ends meet. Aren't you disheartened that pursuing sport has brought you to this level? I cannot think of a life without sports. I tried giving it up for a few thousand rupees, but then I thought a part of me was missing. I am back at wanting to be given another chance of getting back into sport Read More

  • Why court's Quran distribution order to Richa Bharti landed BJP in spot

    July 17, 2019 IST | | The Week

    Bharti, a college student, topped the list of trends on Google, Twitter on Wednesday Read More

  • Massive fundraising campaign for brave 19 year old Richa Bharti surpasses target within hours

    July 17, 2019 IST | | Right Log

    A fundraising campaign for Richa Bharti, a brave girl from Ranchi who was ordered by the lower Ranchi court to distribute copies of the Islamic holy book Quran to avoid jail sentence, has found unprecedented success with donations surpassing the target within hours. Read More

  • How a 17 YO is saving India's corals and marine life

    July 17, 2019 IST | | Rediff

    Siddharth thanks his parents -- his father Sudhir Pillai is a cardiologist, mother Neeta Jain is a physician -- for making the initial investment. He soon realised the project would require additional funding, so he crowdfunded the project on Ketto, the crowdsourcing platform. Read More

  • क्या होगा ऋचा भारती के लिए जमा हुए 7 लाख रुपयों का?

    जुलाई 18, 2019 IST | | Odd Naari

    ऋचा को कानूनी मदद देने के लिए फंड रेजिंग का कैम्पेन. ये कैम्पेन केटो (Ketto) पर चला और रिकॉर्ड 8 घंटे में लोगों ने ऋचा के लिए 6 लाख रुपये डोनेट भी कर दिए. जब तक कैम्पेन बंद हुआ तब तक लोग 7.29 लाख रुपये जमा कर चुके थे. Read More

  • Campaign to raise funds for Richa Bharti, who was ordered to distribute Quran by Ranchi court, surpasses target within hours

    July 17, 2019 IST | | Op India

    Vikas Pandey, a BJP volunteer had initiated a campaign to raise funds for victim Richa Bharti. The aid money collected through a platform called Ketto.org intends to cover her legal aid to fight the bizarre order passed by the Ranchi court. Read More

  • Twitterati rally for Hindu girl asked to distribute Qurans, raise over Rs 2 lakh for her legal fees in two hours

    July 16, 2019 IST | | DNA

    Meanwhile, Twitterati rallied around Richa Bharti and raised money for her on Ketto. At the time of writing, Twitterati had already raises Rs 2.6 lakh of their targeted Rs 6lakh for her legal needs. Read More

  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan debuts as an angel investor, invests in a Bengaluru startup Ambee

    July 16, 2019 IST | | Daily Hunt

    Not only have they invested in startups, some actors such as 'Rang De Basanti' actor Kunal Kapoor have also started companies. Kunal Kapoor, along with Varun Seth, co-founded the crowdfunding NGO and charity-based startup Ketto. Read More

  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan debuts as an angel investor, invests in a Bengaluru startup Ambee

    July 16, 2019 IST | | News Crab

    Kunal Kapoor, along with Varun Seth, co-founded the crowdfunding NGO and charity-based startup Ketto. Now the latest name in the list is of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Read More

  • Rj Abhilash And Taapsee Pannu Spread Smiles On The Faces Of Cancer-Affected Children At The Big Fm Office

    July 13, 2019 IST | | Bollyy

    BIG FM, one of the largest radio networks in the country, recently announced a campaign to fight cancer in association with the Indian Cancer Society. The campaign which is led by Mumbai ka Sabse Bada Struggler – RJ Abhilash, aimed at raising 10 Lakhs in support of the cause. Through the concerted efforts of Abhilash and fans of his show, the entire amount has been collected already, that too in a short span of less than a week. This accumulated sum collected by Ketto.org will be donated to Ind Read More

  • Rj Abhilash And Taapsee Pannu Spread Smiles On The Faces Of Cancer-Affected Children At The Big Fm Office

    July 13, 2019 IST | | Bollyy

    This accumulated sum collected by Ketto.org will be donated to Indian Cancer Society for the treatment and support of the children suffering from this terminal disease. Read More

  • Rj Abhilash And Taapsee Pannu Spread Smiles On The Faces Of Cancer-Affected Children At The Big Fm Office

    July 13, 2019 IST | | Daily Hunt

    This accumulated sum collected by Ketto.org will be donated to Indian Cancer Society for the treatment and support of the children suffering from this terminal disease. Read More

  • BIG FM's RJ Abhilash and Tapsee Pannu spread smiles

    July 13, 2019 IST | | Ad Gully

    The radio network’s strong belief to use the medium to its optimum level has turned fruitful for the children suffering through this life-threatening disease. Money and support started pouring from day one with the entire amount being collected within a week’s time. Listeners from all across Mumbai kept calling to extend their support through ketto.org. In a heartwarming gesture, RJ Abhilash invited a few such listeners who wanted to meet Shakti and the other children in person to extend their l Read More

  • BIG FM RJ Abhilash, Taapsee Pannu make children suffering from cancer 'smile'

    July 14, 2019 IST | | Radio and Music

    Speaking on this campaign, RJ Abhilash said, “The city of Mumbai never ceases to surprise me, I thought it would be a task to garner such a huge amount, but I’m in awe of how little time it took to meet our goals. This is all thanks to my audience who have such a big heart. These children are going through a very difficult phase in their life and I wanted to help as much as I could with the support of Indian Cancer Society and Ketto.org. I’m just very happy I could do my bit to help society.” Read More

  • How the magic of medical crowdfunding works

    July 13, 2019 IST | | Flip Board

    Ketto, founded in 2012 and considered to be the second biggest crowdfunding platform for healthcare causes, raised ₹97 crore in 2018, 50% more than the amount raised the year before Read More

  • Here's how these two 17-year-old girls are fighting Delhi's infamous air pollution

    July 15, 2019 IST | | Your Story

    In 2018, Ketaki and Shruti initiated a crowdfunding campaign on the Ketto platform to fund the purchase of three machines. The duo saw the Happy Seeder technology as a way to tackle the stubble burning problem during winters. Read More

  • How the magic of medical crowdfunding works

    July 13, 2019 IST | | The Hindu

    Ketto, founded in 2012 and considered to be the second biggest crowdfunding platform for healthcare causes, raised ₹97 crore in 2018, 50% more than the amount raised the year before Read More

  • From sleeping in footpath, Dzone Crew are on their way to World Hip Hop Dance Championship

    JULY 11, 2019 IST | | The Hindu

    “I was drawn to choreography; my inspiration is Hip-hop sensation Dharmesh sir,” says Deekshith, who is all set for the Arizona show with a lungi and moustache, native beats and peppy tunes. He adds, “Have you seen the movie ABCD? Don’t you think Dzone is in the same boat?” To support the team, visit https://www.ketto.org/fundraiser/dzonedancecrew Read More

  • Indian Cancer Society Mumbai, BIG FM and Ketto collaborate raise funds for cancer survivors in India

    July 11, 2018 IST | | APN News

    I am a new entrant to the city of dreams and have heard about Mumbaikar’s spirit to support each other in times of need. Bearing this thought in mind, I request all Mumbaikars to join the pledge and come together in this time of need. I shall try my best to spread awareness through my show and social media and help in bringing the city together and work towards a unanimous cause in raising funds for the non-profit organization. To know more about this campaign, kindly click the link below: Read More

  • Mumbai: After 4 chemotherapies, brave baby awaits transplant

    July 06, 2019 IST | | Flip Board

    "My child was born six years after our marriage. We were so happy, but now we're seeing her battle for life," says teary-eyed Priya, Lavanya's mother. Dhanraj gave up his job in Aurangabad as he has to travel to Mumbai on and off for her child's treatment. When in Mumbai, he manages to earn measly R6,500-R7,500 monthly by taking tuitions and doing odd jobs. Till now, he has spent over R6 lakh on her treatment with the support of his relatives. For the surgery, they need R22.5 lakh, most of whi Read More

  • Mumbai: After 4 chemotherapies, brave baby awaits transplant

    July 05, 2019 IST | | Midday

    "My child was born six years after our marriage. We were so happy, but now we're seeing her battle for life," says teary-eyed Priya, Lavanya's mother. Dhanraj gave up his job in Aurangabad as he has to travel to Mumbai on and off for her child's treatment. When in Mumbai, he manages to earn measly R6,500-R7,500 monthly by taking tuitions and doing odd jobs. Till now, he has spent over R6 lakh on her treatment with the support of his relatives. For the surgery, they need R22.5 lakh, most of which Read More

  • Transforming The Medical Crowdfunding Space

    July 03, 2019 IST | | Outlook Money

    enowned actor Kunal Kapoor, Co-founder, Ketto, talks about the importance of medical crowdfunding in an exclusive interview with Rajat Mishra. Excerpts: How did the concept of Ketto strike you? I have always been interested in social business and wanted to bridge the gap between society and the people. It was then that this concept of crowdfunding struck. But the first roadblock was how to go about and ensure that the money is reaching the people. At that time Varun Sheth came on board with Read More

  • Crowdfunding: Saving Million Lives

    July 03, 2019 IST | | Outlook Money

    On December 2018 a baby boy was found in a nallah in Ambernath, Maharashtra. After being picked up by Shivaji Ragade, 35, he was admitted in the nearby hospital in Ulhasnagar. But on being diagnosed with serious brain infection, the baby was moved to Wadia hospital, Mumbai. Shivaji spent all the money during his treatment in Ulhasnagar. As the treatment cost was huge in Mumbai, the hospital got in touch with crowdfunding organisation Ketto and successfully managed to get Rs10.39 lakh within 24 h Read More

  • This low-cost water purifier can filter up to 500 litres per day without electricity

    July 02, 2019 IST | | Your Story

    Speaking to Ketto on the water filtration method, he said, “The water is cleaned within a span of a few minutes through granular sieving, which is later followed by active carbon ultrafiltration. The machine is also equipped with an anti-choke mechanism. This ensures there are no blockages in the flow of the water, and dirty granules do not mix with the clean, purified water.” Read More

  • Mumbai: Ex-students come togeteher to help their teacher fight cancer

    June 29, 2019 IST | | Midday

    Manasvi Gupta, 26, who started the campaign on Ketto, said post Fatima's surgery at Jupiter Hospital, her condition deteriorated and she had to be shifted to the ICU. She further said though the hospital bill has crossed R9.5 lakh, the authorities agreed on giving her some more time for making the payment. Doctors are of the opinion that the bills might go up further depending on the course of treatment. Gupta added that in view of Fatima's condition, she might have to be kept on ventilator for Read More

  • Dzone Crew to represent India in World Hip Hop Dance Championship

    June 22, 2019 IST | | IBC World News

    The international level Hip-Hop dance competition will be held between August 5 and 10. More than 4,000 dancers from around 50 countries will be participating in this contest. This is a chance for these smalltown boys to compete against the world’s best dancers and to get there, the team will have to bear expenses of Rs 8 to 9 lakhs, to which end they have started a fundraiser on Ketto.org. However, the guys are running out of time quick as their visas will be processed next week. Read More

  • ‘Parents need to become co-educators to improve child’s learnings'

    June 24, 2019 IST | | The Times of India

    “Her condition is deteriorating. She needs urgent help. After the TOI report, Agra chief medical officer Dr Mukesh Vats has called us with medical records of Lalita to provide us financial help,” she said. Dr Vats said, “Once the family submits the girl’s medical records, we will approach the Red Cross to provided financial help to her family.” Meanwhile, Ketto, a crowdfunding platform, is set to organise a crowdfunding campaign for her Read More

  • Yemeni couple comes to India to save child with rare disorder; in trouble to go back home

    June 23, 2019 IST | | Midday

    After Shaker was diagnosed, a friend suggested treatment in Germany, but Edres could not afford even the discounted $3,500 and chose India. With Yemeni air space shut, the family reached Delhi via Egypt and Jeddah. His research led him to Medanta in Gurgaon, where the skull could be restructured using biological blades to reduce the pressure on the brain. The procedure would cost $9000. Some Samaritans in Delhi, fund-raiser Ketto and NGO Foundation for Poverty Alleviation, helped him raise the m Read More

  • The gender outlaws: Transgenders seek their place in the Sun

    June 15, 2019 IST | | Deccan Chronicle

    Over a lakh has been raised on Ketto, a fundraising platform that help Samyuktha sustain her business. And so far, the response has outdone expectations, in many different ways. Read More

  • Devika Chhabra: Small steps, big cause

    June 11, 2019 IST | | Femina

    Chabbra collected a large number of plastic bottles through school friends and neighbours, and even kick-started a crowdfunding campaign to help her cause. She then went on to make a list of companies that lined with her initiative, and shot mails to their higher-ups explaining her vision. Read More

  • Schoolgirls seek crowdfunding for anti-stubble-burning machines

    June 13, 2019 IST | | The Times of India

    The petitioners, Shruti Sood and Ketaki Tyagi, both 17, have already raised Rs 2.9 lakh of their Rs 5 lakh goal, which should be enough to buy three such machines. In their petition “Happy Seeder, Happy Lungs” on Ketto.org, they said: “We are students of science and social science and understand that the need of the hour is to educate farmers on how their practice of stubble burning is degrading the environment at an alarming rate. Read More

  • Hina Khan Offers Help To 10-Year-Old Cancer Patient

    June 06, 2019 IST | | SpotBoye

    The tweet by the Ketto, "The holy month of #Ramadan is known to bring joy & #Allah chooses people to be saved from hellfire but this year my 10 y/o son, Aafan, was diagnosed with a rare type of blood cancer." - Father @GAUHAR_KHAN @AjazKhanActor @eyehinakhan” Read More

  • How ex-Amazon employee Samyuktha Vijayan is giving back to the transgender community through her startup

    June 06, 2019 IST | | Your Story

    Earlier an employee of Amazon, trans woman Samyuktha Vijayan is helping other trans women start new and independent lives through creative expression, with her boutique startup TouteStudio. Read More

  • Help pours in for Delhi’s first auto driver robbed of life savings in Ghaziabad

    Jun 07, 2019 IST | | The Hindustan Times

    “The story touched our hearts. This is not any other story, it started with misery and we’ll ensure it ends in hope and on a positive note. Uday Foundation (NGO) along with crowdfunding platform ketto.org is launching a fund-raiser to ensure that Choudhary gets a new autorickshaw,” Rahul Verma, founder, Uday Foundation, said. People and associations in Ghaziabad also offered support to Choudhary. Read More

  • Fundraising campaign for drag queen tragically killed in India

    June 07, 2019 IST | | Gay Star News

    Friends of a drag queen tragically killed in India this week have launched a fundraising campaign to support his family. Queen Harish died in a car accident in Rajasthan, India on Sunday (2 June) morning. A ketto fundraising campaign wants to raise US$15,000. As of Friday morning, supporters had raised just over US$2,000. Read More

  • Help pours in for Delhi’s first auto driver robbed of life savings in Ghaziabad

    June 07, 2019 IST | | The Hindustan Times

    “The story touched our hearts. This is not any other story, it started with misery and we’ll ensure it ends in hope and on a positive note. Uday Foundation (NGO) along with crowdfunding platform ketto.org is launching a fund-raiser to ensure that Choudhary gets a new autorickshaw,” Rahul Verma, founder, Uday Foundation, said. People and associations in Ghaziabad also offered support to Choudhary. Read More

  • These two students have vowed to fight Delhi air pollution. Here's how

    June 05, 2019 IST | | CNBC TV 18

    Tyagi and Sood have donated a few Happy Seeders to a village in North India as a pilot project in order to demonstrate how this investment is immensely beneficial for the environment. The two are also urging others to join the initiative in raising funds to buy more Happy Seeders to make an impact. "We would like to help educate as many farmers as we can in order to make even the slightest change," they said, as quoted by online crowdfunding platform Ketto. Read More

  • 15-YO Delhi Boy Raises Rs 12.5 Lakh To Buy Ambulance for An Old Age Home!

    June 04, 2019 IST | | The Better India

    Picking up valuable lessons from an online course he did on crowdfunding from Wharton, and a three-week course on public relations and marketing from Yale last year, Vivhan started a crowdfunding campaign in April 2019. Read More

  • From building toilets to saving trees, Bengaluru does it through crowdfunding

    June 04, 2019 IST | | The Economic Times

    Varun Sheth, CEO of crowdfunding platform Ketto, said crowdfunding was on the rise in India due to multiple factors. “Firstly, people are getting comfortable with online transactions. Secondly, they’re spending more time on social media, where they come across pitches. Thirdly, people’s trust in crowdfunding platforms is increasing,” he said. Read More

  • This one-month-old Chennai baby with a rare heart defect needs your help

    June 02, 2019 IST | | The News Minute

    Kanchana and Manikandan’s world crumbled around them when they found out that their child was born with Taussig-Bing anomaly, a congenital heart defect. Though they have made attempts to raise funds to pay for the baby's treatment, their efforts have not been successful. “If something happens to him due to my inability, I don’t think I will survive it,” she said. To help Manikandan and Kanchana pay for their child's treatment, donate here. Read More

  • Chennai couple struggles to raise funds for infant's treatment

    June 01, 2019 IST | | The Times of India

    6/3/2019 Chennai couple struggles to raise funds for infant's treatment | Chennai News - Times of India https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/chennai-couple-struggles-to-raise-funds-for-infants-treatment/articleshow/69603410.cms 1/1 The baby is admitted to the NICU and put on life support and the couple is trying to raise funds for the surgery. To contribute, go to www.ketto.org/fundraiser/savebabyofkanchana Read More

  • For Cancer Patients, Survivors, Positive Body Image Is a Hidden Struggle

    June 02, 2019 IST | | The Swaddle

    The gravity of the issue and harm caused by society’s unrealistic constructs of beauty has yet to be truly processed in India and maybe even globally. Until a more holistic cancer care system is set in place and a spectral definition of beauty adopted, we can be heartened by deeds of organizations like Ketto, an Indian crowdfunding platform that adopts social change campaigns to catalyze inclusivity. One such was its #ItsOnlyHairChallenge, which encouraged people to cut off their hair in support Read More

  • 18 yrs old Rizza Alee to become youngest Kashmiri to scale Mt. Everest this week

    May 23, 2019 IST | | The Dispatch

    Pertinently, Nahida had remained in news for starting an online crowd-funding campaign on the social media to fulfil her dream of conquering Mount Everest. Her campaign had generated a lot of buzz and she finally managed to get the funds. Read More

  • Valley girl set to create history by scaling Everest

    May 22, 2019 IST | | Tribune India

    Pertinently, Nahida had remained in news for starting an online crowd-funding campaign on the social media to fulfil her dream of conquering Mount Everest. Her campaign had generated a lot of buzz and she finally managed to get the funds. Read More

  • एवरेस्ट से 1600 मीटर दूर खड़ी कश्मीर की बेटी नाहिदा मंजूर

    May 23, 2019 IST | | Jagran

    नाहिदा ने पैसों की कमी की वजह से एवरेस्ट अभियान पर जाने के लिए मना कर दिया था लेकिन बाद में उसके सभी दोस्तों, रिश्तेदारों ने सभी से नाहिदा के सपने को साकार करने के लिए मदद के लिए हाथ बढ़ाने की अपील की थी। उसने कश्मीर के डिप्टी कमिश्नर सहित जेएंडके बैंक के अधिकारियों से भी मदद की अपील की थी लेकिन किसी ने भी उनकी नहीं सुनी। इस दौरान हैदराबाद का ट्रांजिट एडवेंचर क्लब ने मदद के लिए हाथ बढ़ाकर उसे एवरेस्ट अभियान पर जाने के लिए हरसंभव मदद की पेशकश की थी। इसी का नतीजा है कि आज नाहिदा एवरेस्ट फतह के काफ Read More

  • Nahida Manzoor first Kashmiri woman to scale Mount Everest

    May 23, 2019 IST | | The Asian Age

    Ms. Nahida had on March 4 started crowd funding to support her “dream journey”. Read More

  • Nahida Manzoor is Kashmir's first woman Everester

    May 23, 2019 IST | | Telegraph India

    In the run-up to the expedition, Nahida had to rely on a crowd-funding initiative for realising her dream Read More

  • Nahida Manzoor first Kashmiri woman to summit Everest

    May 23, 2019 IST | | Deccan Herald

    Before leaving for the expedition, she told reporters in Srinagar that it was her childhood dream to climb Mount Everest. “Mountaineering is a very expensive sport and the expedition to the Everest costs Rs 30 lakh. After failing to get sponsors, I resorted to crowd-funding,” she said. Read More

  • Meet the first Kashmiri woman to scale Mount Everest

    May 22, 2019 IST | | International BusinessTimes

    23 year old Nahida Manzoor from Srinagar had earlier started a crowdfunding campaign to help support her dreams Read More

  • Nahida, 26, becomes first Kashmiri woman to summit Everest

    May 22, 2019 IST | | The Times of India

    According to Farkhanda, Nahida started crowdfunding to support her dream journey as she required Rs 30 lakh for the adventure. Read More

  • Nahida Manzoor becomes first Kashmiri woman to scale Mount Everest

    May 22, 2019 IST | | Universal News Timeline

    The experienced trained mountaineer had on March 4 started crowd funding to support her dream journey. After the news about her crowdfunding was carried by Greater Kashmir, TCI Max group came forward to sponsor part of the journey. Later Deputy Commissioner Srinagar also sponsored part of her expenses and played an important role in getting her sponsorship from J&K State Sports Council. Read More

  • Nahida had set sights on Everest at 10

    May 23, 2019 IST | | Greater Kashmir

    Nahida had on 4 March started crowd funding to support her dream journey. Soon after Greater Kashmir carried her story about crowd funding, TCI Max came forward to sponsor part of her journey and then Deputy Commissioner Srinagar also sponsored her. He then played pivotal role in helping her to get further sponsorship from J&K State Sports Council. Read More

  • Mountain enthusiast from Mumbai to scale Everest to raise awareness about trafficking

    May 19, 2019 IST | | The Times of India

    Sethi wants to help raise funds for trafficking victims through a crowdfunding platform in affiliation with Waste Management Society (WMS), an NGO that works to rescue trafficked women and children, help them rebuild their lives, and assist law enforcement agencies in prosecuting perpetrators. Read More

  • J-K: A doctor’s crowd funding project to ensure sanitary napkins for poor girls

    May 15, 2019 IST | | The Indian Express

    Dr Auqfeen, who is pursuing her MD in Community Medicine named her crowdfunding project as ‘Panin Fikar’ (Self Care) and she has managed to reach at least 200 poor girls so far. Read More

  • For a humanitarian cause: Brands lend a helping hand to cyclone Fani victims

    May 14, 2019 IST | | Exchange4media

    Crowdfunding website Ketto has asked for Rs 10,00,000 to help the victims affected from the disaster. https://www.ketto.org/fundraiser/fanicyclone Read More

  • Donate Money and Food I Cyclone FANI I Rebuild Odisha

    May 13, 2019 IST | | Odia 360

    Disaster Relief NGO Rapid Response has asked for 10,00,000 to distribute 1,000 relief kits to 1,000 the worst affected families. Read More

  • Sonu’s kind initiative

    May 08, 2019 IST | | HT Cafe

    @SonuSood: Iam supporting a fundraising campaign for my domestic help’s relative who is suffering from a renal disease and requires a lifesaving kidney transplant. You can also come forward and contribute to < https:// www.ketto.org/fundraiser/ helpchoti Read More

  • Bollywood stands in support of World Thalassemia Day by posting selfies of half of their faces

    May 09, 2019 IST | | Bollywood Hungama

    A day late in posting but never too late for any kind of awareness Did you know that when both husband and wife have Thalassemia Minor, there is a 25% chance that their child will have Thalassemia Major and reduced life expectancy? Today, on #WorldThalassemiaDay, by posting this picture of half my face, I am supporting the #AadhiwaliZindagiMitao movement to remind everyone to get tested for Thalassemia and prevent giving their child half a life. Visit www.thewishingfactory.org or call 844-844- Read More

  • Bollywood Stands Up On This World Thalassemia Day

    May 09, 2019 IST | | Bold Out Line

    Did you know that when both husband and wife have Thalassemia Minor, there is a 25% chance that their child will have Thalassemia Major and reduced life expectancy? Today, on #WorldThalassemiaDay, by posting this picture of half my face, I am supporting the #AadhiwaliZindagiMitao movement to remind everyone to get tested for Thalassemia and prevent giving their child half a life. Visit www.thewishingfactory.org or call 844-844-9544 to schedule a Thalassemia test and to donate to help patients. Read More

  • Campaign for Thalassemia Prevention

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

    On World Thalassemia Day, B-town celebs chose an exclusive way to craft consciousness on thalassemia, an inborn blood disorder, urging people to get tested and save their children from ‘half-life’. Sharing pictures of half of their faces, several actors shared a common message with the hashtag #AdhiwaliZindagiMitao. The post read: ‘Did you know that when both husband and wife have Thalassemia Minor, there is a 25% chance that their child will have Thalassemia Major and reduced life expectancy? Read More

  • Celebrities pledge to create awareness about Thalassemia

    May 09, 2019 IST | | Miss Kyra

    Did you know that when both husband and wife have Thalassemia Minor, there is a 25% chance that their child will have Thalassemia Major and reduced life expectancy? Today, on #WorldThalassemiaDay, by posting this picture of half my face, I am supporting the #AadhiwaliZindagiMitao movement to remind everyone to get tested for Thalassemia and prevent giving their child half a life. Visit www.thewishingfactory.org or call 844-844-9544 to schedule a Thalassemia test and to donate to help patients h Read More

  • Hrithik, Ayushmann, Sonakshi & Other Bollywood Celebs Spread Awareness on World Thalassaemia Day

    May 09, 2019 IST | | News 18

    Did you know that when both husband and wife have Thalassemia Minor, there is a 25% chance that their child will have Thalassemia Major and reduced life expectancy? Today, on #WorldThalassemiaDay, by posting this picture of half my face, I am supporting the #AadhiwaliZindagiMitao movement to remind everyone to get tested for Thalassemia and prevent giving their child half a life. Visit www.thewishingfactory.org or call 844-844-9544 to schedule a Thalassemia test and to donate to help patients h Read More

  • Why are Sonakshi, Hrithik, Abhishek posting such pix?

    May 09, 2019 IST | | Rediff

    Did you know that when both husband and wife have Thalassemia Minor, there is a 25% chance that their child will have Thalassemia Major and reduced life expectancy? Today, on #WorldThalassemiaDay, by posting this picture of half my face, I am supporting the #AadhiwaliZindagiMitao movement to remind everyone to get tested for Thalassemia and prevent giving their child half a life. Visit www.thewishingfactory.org or call 844-844-9544 to schedule a Thalassemia test and to donate to help patients. Read More

  • World Thalassemia Day: Celebs Come Together to Spread Awareness

    May 06, 2019 IST | | Yahoo News

    Did you know that when both husband and wife have Thalassemia Minor, there is a 25% chance that their child will have Thalassemia Major and reduced life expectancy? Today, on #WorldThalassemiaDay, by posting this picture of half my face, I am supporting the #AadhiwaliZindagiMitao movement to remind everyone to get tested for Thalassemia and prevent giving their child half a life. Visit www.thewishingfactory.org or call 844-844-9544 to schedule a Thalassemia test and to donate to help patients. Read More

  • Times Women's Drive ends on high note

    May 10, 2019 IST | | The Times of India

    Times Women’s Drive has tied up with Ketto.org as crowdfunding partner. Ketto.org created individual link for each TWD participant to raise money for charity. TWD participant Mallika Rai single handedly raised Rs 5.89 lakh towards women’s cancer initiative and received the Woman of Impact Award, which goes to an individual who raises maximum money towards charity from all four cities Read More

  • Pune-Goa of TWD ends with award night

    May 10, 2019 IST | | The Times of India

    Times Women’s Drive has tied up with Ketto.org as crowdfunding partner. Ketto.org created individual link for each TWD participant to raise money for charity. TWD participant Mallika Rai single handedly raised Rs 5.89 lakh towards women’s cancer initiative and received the Woman of Impact Award, which goes to an individual who raises maximum money towards charity from all four cities Read More

  • Akshaya Tritiya Sand Art by Sudarsan Pattnaik; Artist Appeal Followers to Support & Rebuild Odisha After Cyclone Fani

    May 07, 2019 IST | | Latestly

    You can also be a part and support Odisha to rebuild itself. Any small and large donations to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund is acceptable. Besides, organisations such as Goonj, Ketto, Read More

  • Mrs. India 2019 Queen Of Substance Concluded in Delhi

    May 06, 2019 IST | | The Indian Saga

    The four day event at Dwarka was flagged off by Bollywood celebrity Mahima Choudhary, Kunal Kapoor & the Grand Finale on 20th April was hosted by Aman Yatan Verma with the talent round after mesmerising singing performance by Pop singer Sameer and singer, the eminent jury was Mr. Shard Kohli, Pammy Kaul, Dr. Varun Katyal, Dr. Aditi Bhatnagar, Dr. Prerna Taneja, Dr. Shishir &Mrs Shivani Sharma Followed by introduction, traditional and Evening wear Round. Read More