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A Different Perspective To Fundraising

Sep 20, 2019, 3 comments, 19 smiles As I run marathons, I have constantly been approached by numerous NGO’s to run for them, and help in fundraising. This fad of fundraising across social media -- where you get requests to donate for a cause -- is not build on generosity & gifting, but in your power & persuasion techniques. It boils down on the strength of your connections, and I feel that joy of giving comes out of a sheer compulsion rather than gratitude. I also hate asking for money, and a lot of times contribute to the NGO in a personal capacity rather than through funds. Probably, I also have a guilt of asking from different people, and sometimes link it with begging. It might sound dramatic, but I have again been requested by an NGO to run the Tata Mumbai Half Marathon. I read the alternate forms of wealth by Nipun Mehta, and these are my reflections ... Read Full Story