A gap year is a well-constructed twelve-month break that one usually takes after school and before starting college. The concept of a gap year originated in the United Kingdom but over time gained popularity around the whole world. A gap year may include something as simple as travelling or moving…


Most of us who are currently working in the social sector, began our journeys as volunteers ourselves. However, to be able to give is a privilege gifted to most of us regardless of our backgrounds or professions. In the recent past, we noticed an influx of chaotic energy and anxiety…


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We trust all of you are keeping safe and have had a good year so far. October is a month full of vibrant festivities and bountiful celebrations. It’s now more than ever, when our underserved communities require our assistance the most!

At ConnectFor we have planned a series…


Volunteering is extremely rewarding, but let’s face it- it is equally draining. Most of the time, we do not volunteer unless it is asked of us. Let us also look at the major reasons why most people do not volunteer. …


You just donated to a charity! However, you wish that you could do more!

Have you heard about volunteering?

Do any of your friends or family members volunteer?

Why not be the first to volunteer and set an example for others?

Here’s how you can start volunteering for various social…


Corporate Social Responsibility is a management concept whereby companies blend social and environmental matters in their business operations and communications with their stakeholders. The top 3 companies with the most eminent involvement in CSR are Infosys, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Tata Chemicals.

To begin with Infosys, the company spent nearly…


What would happen if there were no matchmaking platforms like ConnectFor in place?

ConnectFor is a successful non-profit volunteering platform which has paved the way to make volunteering opportunities accessible in India. There is a positive change in the social ecosystem that is brought about by the Changemakers. This shift…


After volunteering in Chile, Japan, and India, I graduated to designing volunteer programs. When I create a program, I often get stuck when I reflect upon these questions.

Do we care for our volunteers?

A friend of mine left her volunteer service in India due to bladder issues that surfaced…


Every bright and shiny novice moving into the city to chase the corporate wagon has overprotective parents sitting back home with their smug faces, thinking you’ll come crawling back at the first sign of trouble. Don’t you just love it when at your first call they immediately assume you need…


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Martin Luther King very rightly said, “We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.” These trying times have tested the best of us. There have been heart-wrenching losses and a blanket of grief that somehow seems to have engulfed India.

Therefore, it is now…

ConnectFor

An online volunteering platform that seeks to promote a culture of volunteering and maximize the human potential within the social sector.

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