Stories on Trust projects

Cards for charity
October 2018

The Points for People initiative makes it possible for individuals to support underprivileged communities simply by using the points accumulated in a credit or debit card

Cash in the crop
August 2018

The Lakhpati Kisan project is transforming the lives of over 100,000 tribal farming households in four Indian states - and it has the potential to deliver more

Cream of the crop
June 2018

The Dairy Health and Nutrition Initiative India Foundation and the dairy mission of Tata Trusts works with marginal farmers to promote milk production as a sustainable livelihood option

The future of hockey
November 2017 | Cynthia Rodrigues

Tata Steel and Tata Trusts address community development through sports and aim to bring Jharkhand’s grassroots hockey talent to the global stage

When tribals turn entrepreneurs
November 2017 | Cynthia Rodrigues

Tribal women in Andhra Pradesh are discovering the empowering joys of entrepreneurship thanks to a Tata Projects Community Development Trust programme

Endowed to back the brightest
October 2017

The JN Tata Endowment for the Higher Education of Indians, the first of the Tata family's philanthropic initiatives, has helped Indian students achieve world-class education since 1892

A new standard for animal care
September 2017 | Christabelle Noronha

Dr Lorin D Warnick, Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell, speaks about his work at Cornell, animal healthcare in India and the upcoming Tata Trusts multi-specialty veterinary hospital in Navi Mumbai

'Poverty is not created by the poor'
June 2017 | Christabelle Noronha

Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize winner and pioneer of microcredit and microfinance, speaks about the Yunus Social Business-Tata Trusts ICAT initiative and poverty alleviation

A story for every child
May 2017 | Namrata Narasimhan

Parag, a Tata Trust's initiative, opens up the world of books to children with disabilities, creating an important pathway to making literature and society more inclusive

Linking the last mile
February 2017 | Nithin Rao

Tata Trusts' unique technology-backed data-driven governance programme tries to bridge the gap between government interventions and India's rural poor

Caring for our cities
July 2016

Enhancing the quality of life in India's urban spaces and sprawls - that's the objective behind the blend of initiatives being supported by the Tata Trusts in spheres such as education, health, livelihoods, culture and conservation

Catalysing change
May 2016

Tata Trusts' interventions in water, education, livelihood and nutrition have transformed the lives of communities in rural India

Setting the course for renewal
February 2016

The story of the transformation underway at Tata Trusts, one of India's largest and oldest non-sectarian philanthropic organisations

Philanthropy fine-tuned
January 2016 | Philip Chacko

The Tata Trusts has — through integration, use of technology, advocacy, partnerships and more — set course for a renewal aimed at deepening the impact of its numerous charity endeavours

'The Tata Trusts will have to keep renewing itself'
January 2016 | Christabelle Noronha and Sangeeta Menon

Ratan Tata, Chairman, Tata Trusts, talks about the trusts’ evolving philanthropic approach, future growth and priority issues facing India

A flavoured solution
January 2016 | Nithin Rao

A unique public-private partnership involving the Tata Trusts has ensured that thousands of tribal school children enjoy wholesome meals

Food way forward
January 2016 | Nithin Rao

Tackling malnutrition in India is a pressing need, and one of the focus areas for the Tata Trusts

Net gains are cooking
January 2016 | Philip Chacko

The clean cooking and internet awareness programmes that the Tata Trusts runs with its partners in Gujarat are a reflection of the organisation’s intent and impact

In search of that creative edge
January 2016 | Philip Chacko

Innovation in technology and solutions is crucial in the Tata Trusts quest to enhance the reach and execution of its programmes

Schooled for uplift
January 2016 | Cynthia Rodrigues

A spread of education centres in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand are enjoying a renaissance thanks to a project undertaken with the support of the Tata Trusts