Mumbai, India: During their Diwali exhibition-cum-Corporate Bazaar at its premises, Transworld Group lit up the houses of over 600 individuals/entrepreneurs from marginalized communities. The sale of sustainable things created in various districts of India totaled Rs 1.75 lakh.
Individuals from over ten different not-for-profits (NGOs) and self-help groups set up stalls and sold handcrafted products at Transworld Group’s Chennai, Delhi, and Mumbai offices for the annual Diwali exhibition-cum-Corporate Bazaar. Specially abled people, underprivileged women, and beneficiaries with cerebral palsy, autism, and intellectual disabilities, among others, developed the goods.
Transworld collaborated with the following NGOs: Sri Arunodayam Charitable Trust, Sri Dhanvanthri Ashram Trust, Prayatan World, Local Potters, Gulmeher – Shakti Foundation, Blind Relief Association, Ambit India Foundation, Pragati Kendra, Anokha Dhaaga (a Tata Power project), Advitya, Sahayogini Palak Sanstha, National Association of Disabled Enterprise, and Om Creations Trust.
“This annual Diwali exhibition is a shining example of how brands can contribute to creating an inclusive community, among our other CSR initiatives aimed at creating sustainable livelihoods.” “We are proud of the work our partners did to provide a platform for talented individuals to earn a sustainable livelihood with dignity,” stated Anisha Ramakrishnan, Director of Transworld Group.
The show took place at three Transworld Group offices.