Care Today Fund

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If you wish to partner in this initiative, please write to balaji.singh@intoday.com

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(FROM LEFT) A BENEFICIARY IN FRONT OF AN UNDER-CONSTRUCTION TOILET IN A VILLAGE IN BARIPADA DISTRICK, ODISHA; A COMPLETED TOILET IN THINDI VILLAG, HIMACHAL PRADESH; A BENEFICIARY IN FRONT OF A COMPLETED TOILET IN MATAGHAT VILLAGE, HIMACHAL PRADESH
Background
On March 08th 2014, during the 13th edition of India Today, motivated by Mr. Salman Khan a well known Bollywood actor, the participants pledged a sum of Rs 77,90,000/ to construct toilets for the poor families. As March 08, also happened to be International Women's Day, it was decided that the women will be primary beneficiaries of this effort. Care Today Fund, the corporate social responsibility initiative of India Today group was given the responsibility to manage the project. Care Today Fund added additional sum of Rs 36,34,584/ to bring the total fund under this project to 1,14,24,584. Mr. Jack Sim from World Toilet Organization (WTO) agreed to make the WTO a knowledge partner in this endeavor.
Photos
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    Sugandha dhanraj Dhurve - vanpaoni
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    Gita Sampat Admachi - Vanpaoni
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    Meera Jagdish - Wadhive
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    Alomani Mohanta - Samakhola
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    Bharati Mohanta - Badaputuka
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    Shanti Soren - Sanaputuka