Mumbai, November 10, 2023: Transworld Group lit up the homes of over 600 individuals/entrepreneurs from marginalised communities during its Diwali exhibition-cum-Corporate Bazaar at its offices. The sale of sustainable items made in different districts of India was Rs 1.75 lakh.
The annual Diwali exhibition-cum-Corporate Bazaar saw individuals associated with over 10 different not-for-profits (NGOs) and self-help groups set up stalls and sell handcrafted products at Transworld Group’s Chennai, Delhi, and Mumbai offices. The wares were created by specially-abled individuals, lesser-privileged women, and beneficiaries diagnosed with cerebral palsy, autism, and intellectual disabilities, among others. The NGOs that Transworld partnered were Sri Arunodayam Charitable Trust, Sri Dhanvanthri Ashram Trust, Prayatan World, Local Potters, Gulmeher – Shakti Foundation, Blind Relief Association, Ambit India Foundation, Pragati Kendra, Anokha Dhaaga (a Tata Power project), Advitya, Sahayogini Palak Sanstha, National Association of Disabled’s Enterprise and Om Creations Trust.
“Among our other CSR initiatives aimed at creating sustainable livelihoods, this annual Diwali exhibition is a shining example of how brands can contribute towards creating an inclusive community. We are proud of the work our partners did to provide talented individuals a platform to earn a sustainable livelihood with dignity,” said Anisha Ramakrishnan, Director, of Transworld Group.
The exhibition was held across three Transworld Group office locations.