We have always felt strongly about bringing a change in certain causes we believe in. For years, SIFF has been involved with 3 such incredible organizations that have worked tirelessly and facilitated a positive social change.
We have been a part of the organization’s journey since its inception. Sandesh works with people with intellectual disability focused on helping individuals develop self-care skills. The organization also supports the parents of such individuals and makes them aware of their rights.
The Ugly Indian
Driven by the philosophy of ‘kaam chalu moon bandh’, The Ugly Indian is an anonymous group of motivated individuals and volunteers who take direct action and get their hands dirty in cleaning up the streets of Bangalore.
Creative Learning Initiative, IIT Gandhinagar
CLI has come to being in order to nurture learning with a scientific temper and foster creativity.
India Foundation for the Arts
IFA, based in Bangalore has been setup to promote practice, research and education in the arts. The organisation believes that art is an essential component of an equitable and just world.
Picture Credit: Rajkumar Rajak
Hasiru Dala is a non-profit organization of wastepickers, founded on 24th November 2013. Hasiru Dala strives to integrate marginalized wastepickers into the solid waste management framework by utilizing their expertise in the domain. Initiated in 2013, Hasiru Dala now has a membership of over 7500 wastepickers and is innovating services and business models that leverage wastepickers’ expertise and entrepreneurship, generating stable livelihoods in the process.