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Uncommon Ground – The Culture of Giving

Ecosystem Building | Jan 16, 2009

It will be a pity if, just when the second wave of philanthropy was | taking root, it gets deracinated and scattered.
In the jaw-dropping exposes about Satyam, there was only an occasional story about the impact on the social
initiatives of the Raju family, such as the Byrraju Foundation, the declared goal of which is to be the best NGO for rural development in the world. And to which, according to the foundation CEO, Jacob Verghese, the family donates at least 50% of an amazing Rs30 crore annual budget for work in six districts of Andhra Pradesh.

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