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These Adivasis Just Saw A Light Bulb For The First Time

Huffingtonpost.in Jul 15 2016

By partnering with crowdfunding platforms like Milaap and Kiva, non-profits are able to raise zero-interest capital in exchange for a small service charge. Read more

The Unsung Heroes Of Everyday Life

Huffingtonpost.in Jul 15 2016

A regular taxi passenger in Delhi decided to add a little meaning to one such transient relationship. He wanted to help a driver's family and took crowdfunding on Milaap to do so. Read more

87 camels rescued near Karnataka-Telangana border

The Times Of India Jul 12 2016

PFA has now turned to a Bengaluru based online crowd funding platform, Milaap, to raise money for the transportation of the camels, which are stranded at the border. Read more

7 Ordinary Indians Doing Extraordinary Things

Huffingtonpost.in Jun 27 2016

In 1960, a landless labourer decided to cut through a mountain so that the people from his village could reach a doctor faster. It took him 22 years, but he did it with a hammer, chisel, and crowbar. Read more

Mumbai: How this hearing-impaired girl's dream to learn turned into reality

Mid-Day Jun 03 2016

Amrin needs some funds for her visa and flight and for her interpreter to attend the camp in the US. The NGO has started a fund raising page at: https://milaap.org/campaigns/deafcamper. Read more

A helping hand to children of Poonthura

The Hindu Jun 02 2016

This World Environment Day, the organisation will encourage and help the community clear a waste dump. Ability Aids has launched online crowd funding on www.milaap.org/campaigns/Back-To-School Read more

Agent of change: Robin Chaurasiya

Femina.in May 28 2016

You can help the revolutionaries get a better home. Log on and donate at: www.milaap.org/campaigns/home4kranti Read more

Bengaluru-based FuelADream enters Indian crowdfunding market with a bold ambition to raise Rs 10cr a day within the next five years

Yourstory.com May 14 2016

A game-changer in the social and personal space, Milaap was launched in 2012 and has seen donors and lenders from over 120 countries who have contributed Rs 63.34 crore towards to 50,000 projects. Read more

Exclusive: Crowdfunding platform Dreamwallets gets seed funding from HNIs, angel investors

VCCircle May 12 2016

Other crowdfunding platforms in India include LetsVenture, IgniteIntent, Milaap, Ketto and FundMyPitch, among others. Read more

Storming the norm in FinTech

Brand Equity May 11 2016

P2P lending that allow you to lend to peers or donate small sums for a cause that you care about (Faircent & Milaap). Read more

RBI may allow you to be a lender

The Times Of India May 09 2016

The P2P space has 35 startups and have collectively attracted only $7.5 mn in venture funds. The ones that have received the most funds are Faircent, Milaap, iLend, RangDe, LendenClub and LoanCircle. Read more

Caregivers of all Beings with 4 Legs

The New Indian Express May 05 2016

Meet good Samaritans C. Padmavathy and C. Narsimhamoorthy started an online campaign Milaap to raise funds to provide a roof to the homeless animals of the city. Read more

Elderly Chennai Couple Mortgage Their Home, Turn It Into An Animal Shelter To Save Lives

Indiatimes.com May 04 2016

Meet good Samaritans C. Padmavathy and C. Narsimhamoorthy started an online campaign Milaap to raise funds to provide a roof to the homeless animals of the city. Read more

Crowdfunding platform Impact Guru gets seed funding

Techcircle.VCCircle.com Apr 28 2016

Other crowdfunding platforms in India include LetsVenture, IgniteIntent, Milaap, Ketto and FundMyPitch, among others. Read more

How peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms could fuel India’s growth

Yourstory.com Apr 17 2016

The recent years have witnessed the emergence of pioneering technology-enabled P2P lending platforms such as Kiva.org, Rangde.org, Milaap.org and Faircent.com. Read more

This Saturday, buy a cake in Bandra and help feed a child suffering from cancer

DNAIndia.com Apr 01 2016

So, if you’re around Bandra this weekend, do check out the Bake Collective. If you’re not, don’t fret. You can still donate here: https://milaap.org/campaigns/nutrition4cancerchildren Read more

How can we solve India's sanitation woes?

DNAIndia.com Mar 31 2016

“My son said he was ashamed of ‘doing it’ outside. He said it was affecting his studies. That’s when we decided to construct a toilet at home. For him.” This is the testimonial of a woman in rural TN who was enabled by a Milaap.org loan to build a toilet in her home. Read more

With 170 lenders on board, i2iFunding wants to make P2P lending mainstream

Yourstory.com Mar 31 2016

The recent years have witnessed the emergence of pioneering technology-enabled P2P lending platforms such as Kiva, Rangde, Milaap, Nobroker and Faircent. Read more

This Chennai-based de-addiction centre is raising money to improve its services

DNAIndia.com Mar 17 2016

Bhanu Suresh Babu, founder of Concern, a Chennai-based alcohol and drug de-addiction centre is raising funds to scale up her activities and move to bigger premises. Read more

Check out how this social enterprise is attempting to revive the craft of weaving in Assam

DNAIndia.com Mar 15 2016

Arsalan and his friends are raising funds on Milaap to help provide an online platform for the weavers of the silk village of Assam, where they can showcase their work. Read more

From Ras Al Khaimah to Singapore, angel investors flock to India

The Times Of India Mar 12 2016

Sourabh Sharma, founder of Milaap,invested in a couple of startups last year. 'I would like to invest in many more companies this year,' said Sharma, who is based in Singapore. Read more

I Was A Devadasi And I Forgive Everyone Who Made Me One!

Thebetterindia.com Mar 08 2016

The Better India, in association with Milaap, has started a fund-raiser to help 135 Devadasi women move from oppression to opportunity. Read more

This Delhi-Based Artist Wants to Buy an Ambulance. All Because of His Love for Animals.

Thebetterindia.com Feb 15 2016

Delhi-based artist Anupam Tomer is raising funds on Milaap to rescue injured animals on the streets. Read more

5 Ways Of Raising Funds for Cancer Treatment

Huffingtonpost.in Feb 08 2016

An online crowdfunding campaign is easy to set up, operate and track. At Milaap, a fundraising platform, ₹35 lakh were raised by friends of a cancer survivor solely through their networks. Read more

Facebook group helps flood-hit schools

The Hindu Feb 06 2016

Sridhar Venkataraman tied up with Chennai-based NGO Rejuvenate India Movement and Milaap for restoration of facilities at government and government-aided schools that were hit in the December floods. Read more

Hitarth Was a Bubbly Two-Year-Old till a Year Ago. Now He’s Battling Cancer and Needs Your Help.

The BetterIndia.com Feb 04 2016

BetterIndia.com has partnered with Milaap, to fundraisefor Hitarth. All contributions will be acknowledged and you will receive updates as well. Read more

Crowdfunding Platform, BitGiving, Raises Funding From Cluster Of Angel Investors

Inc42.com Jan 29 2016

BitGiving 2.0 will focus on building more connected community and enhances campaign engagement. Other startups in the crowdfunding space include LetsVenture, Milaap and Ketto among others. Read more

Why CSR makes sense for start-ups

Business Standard Jan 28 2016

Paytm has partnerships with Milaap, a micro-lending platform, where customers can opt to give loans to anyone listed on the website. Read more

Analysing the Singapore lure for startups

Yourstory.com Jan 21 2016

Milaap,a crowdfunding platform based out of Singapore with an office in Bangalore, was able to get SGD 10,000 grant from the National University of Singapore and set up their company within a day. Read more

Why a Small Town in Bihar Is Teaching Boxing to Girls. And Creating National Champions out of Them.

Thebetterindia.com Dec 07 2015

Kashif obtained the bank details of the coaches with the member’s help, and set up a Milaap campaign to raise funds for the club to have a proper, professional boxing ring. Read more

How to help victims of the Chennai floods

GQIndia.com Dec 03 2015

Shruthi Ravikumar has been fundraising on Milaap and using the funds to distribute food boxes and medicines to as many people as possible in Chennai and support a few more credible NGOs who are working for the same cause. Read more

In Drought-Prone Maharashtra, This Farmer Leaves His Entire Crop for Birds to Feed On

The Better India Nov 04 2015

This fundraiser is in partnership with Milaap.org – a secure and trusted partner of The Better India. All funds raised will be handed over to Ashok Sonule to help farmers. Read more

We’ll give unsecured credit on the go

Livemint Oct 26 2015

For bill payments, Citrus App has tie-ups with all telecom service providers, and for microfinance, they have a tie-up with Milaap.org. Read more

To Chintamani and Back: Youngsters All Set to Run for Farmers

The New Indian Express Oct 20 2015

A group of seven youngsters have partnered with Milaap will to raise money for farmers. Read more

Philanthropy: Tapping the online world

Mint Oct 07 2015

Srini Swaminathan from Chennai will participate in five more marathons, two half marathons and a cycling tour in India and abroad to raise funds for the Haji Public School in Jammu and Kashmir’s remote Breswana village. Read more

Payment companies like Citrus Pay, Innoviti buy into MSME segment

The Economic Times Sep 11 2015

Citrus Pay partnered with P2P lending platform Milaap to introduce Citrus Cash App, to prove a crowd-sourced model to microfinance; an effort to increase its portfolio of services and move more people to digital money. Read more

Introducing our report on the Business of Crowdfunding in India

Medianama.com Sep 10 2015

We spoke extensively to senior executives with platforms that allow donation, equity, rewards and lending based crowdfunding, totalling around 568 minutes of interviews: while most of these interviews (with companies like Wishberry, Ketto, Bitgiving, The Hotstart, Catapoolt, iLend, Milaap and Rang De) were conducted towards the end of last year and the beginning of this year, not much has changed: the interviews gave us valuable insights into the business of crowdfunding in India.. Read more

Lending for a social cause

The Hindu Business Line Aug 30 2015

Prominent PTP lending platforms in India are Rangde, Milaap, Kiva who raise money for specific objectives such as poverty alleviation, sanitation and women empowerment Read more

Encouraging literacy, recycling, and an eco-friendly society all in one go – Used2Useful’s story

Yourstory.com Jul 31 2015

Girish is raising funds by setting up a campaign on Milaap to purchase more books, a vehicle for moving across the city to spread the campaign and bikes for free home delivery of the books. Read more

How entrepreneurs are paving philanthropic road to build their disruptive businesses

The Economic Times Jun 11 2015

The emergence of peer-to-peer lending platforms such as Milaap and Kivah has created new credible avenues for the socially sensitive. Read more

Poster boys of Indian start-ups are now taking up philanthropy

Businessinsider.in Jun 11 2015

The financial daily reported the emergence of peer-to-peer lending platforms such as Milaap and Kivah has created new credible avenues for the socially sensitive. Read more

Urban Ladder launches initiative with Milaap to donate old furniture

Business Standard Jun 10 2015

Urban Ladder has tied up with Milaap to fund and fundraise for social causes, to launch the ‘Exchange for Good’ initiative in Bengaluru. Read more

Power for One, the new fundraising platform that wants to be the ‘Tinder for social causes’

Yourstory.com Jun 02 2015

GiveIndia, United Way and Milaap.org are some examples who fundraise and create awareness for social and enviromental causes. Read more

Crowd power to fund Perumbakkam lake clean-up

The Times of India May 13 2015

A group of volunteers is using the reach of the internet to seek contributions to clean up Perumbakkam lake by crowdfunding on Milaap. Read more

This Mother's Day, let's salute the resilience of single mothers

DNAIndia.com May 10 2015

On Mother’s Day, Milaap, a crowdfunding platform, has started a new initiative called #MothersTogether to highlight and support the extraordinary stories of single and widowed mothers. Read more

Why India's sports champions need our help

Daily News & Analysis May 01 2015

In an attempt to help deserving sportspersons in India, Milaap, a mission-driven crowdfunding platform has started a new initiative called ‘Our Champions, Our Pride’. Read more

The mobile phone is my banker

The Hindu Business Line Apr 27 2015

Globally, the number of apps that facilitate P2P lending is growing.The trend has caught up with India as well-Rangde, Milaap and Faircent are emerging P2P lending platforms. Read more

Sustainably-run SECMOL plans solar borewell for overcoming water woes in Ladakh

Yoursytory.com Apr 17 2015

Citrus Pay has tied up with Milaap to introduce a new feature called ‘Lend a Hand’ that allows users to lend money to individuals in rural India and is part of the new version of the Citrus Cash app. Read more

Citrus Pay ties up with Milaap to enable donations through Citrus Cash app

Medianama.com Apr 15 2015

Citrus Pay has tied up with Milaap to introduce a new feature called ‘Lend a Hand’ that allows users to lend money to individuals in rural India and is part of the new version of the Citrus Cash app. Read more

Crowdfunding a useful option for startups

The Economic Times Apr 08 2015

Although online platforms that help source funds from individuals are not new in India, players like Wishberry, Ignite Intent and Milaap are focussed on creative projects and personal or social causes. Read more