Crowdfunding platform honours ‘changemakers’

Chennai: Crowdfunding platform Ketto recently hosted the second edition of Ketto awards.

A press release said, Ketto presented the awards to prominent NGOs, philanthropists, and corporates for their impactful pro-bono initiatives in the social sector.

“Ketto awards not only endeavours to recognise the impactful work undertaken by the philanthropists but also to inspire others to get involved in creating meaningful and sustainable impact in society,” said Varun Sheth, co-founder and CEO of Ketto.

A panel of three judges from diverse sectors presented awards to prominent NGOs and individuals that includes celebrities like Sonu Sood and Rajshri Deshpande for their extensive philanthropic work during the pandemic lockdown period in 2020.

The awards were presented in eight different categories: Best Start-up NGO, Best National NGO, Best International NGO, Best Social Entrepreneur, Best Celebrity Changemaker, Best Young Changemaker, Best Corporate CSR Campaign and Best School Initiative (Mumbai).

The jury comprised Minnie Bodhanwala, CEO Wadia Hospitals, Sheila Nair, CEO of ThoughtFrame and Sukant Deepak, Deputy Editor of Indo Asian News Service.

 

NT Bureau