Being Humane | Forbes India

An emerging generation of donors, driven by strategy and impact, is altering the nature of philanthropy. Until recently it was depressingly common to see children in Palghar with potbellies and legs like twigs. Just 115 km from Mumbai, the forested, predominantly tribal, district suffered from a child malnutrition rate of 54 percent in 2014. That’s


Volunteer For Change | Business World

Success is a constant journey and determined by how you define it,” says Trishya Screwvala, a budding social activist and founder of the three-year-old non-profit organisation, The Lighthouse Project, a youth mentoring programme that grooms underprivileged children for a better life. After studying film production from Los Angeles, Trishya produced two short films, one of


How Volunteering can help Change the World | Trishya Screwvala | TEDxChennai

Trishya Screwvala founded The Lighthouse Project with the aim of creating structured and accessible platforms for volunteering. She offers three reasons why volunteering can be one of the most transformative experiences for an individual. In an inspiring talk, she highlights how volunteering encourages each of us to bring forth the best version of ourselves, and


Why everyone is mentoring India | Live Mint

In the age of the #MeToo movement, the powerful idea of women mentoring women is more important than it ever was. So in March he announced Getting Online As Leaders (GOAL), a digital literacy and leadership project to encourage 100 urban women leaders to empower and mentor five young tribal women each for a year.


Lighthouse full of hope | Deccan Chronicle

She comes from a family that is known for its philanthropic work. And quite like her father, producer and investor, Ronnie Screwvala, Trishya Screwvala too wants to do her bit for society. But for the young documentary filmmaker, social work doesn’t stop at the individual. Started with the aim of making social involvement and volunteering


Creating a world of givers | The Times of India

The desire to make the world a better place is a noble one, but what’s nobler is to sustain such an inclination, and ensure it grows roots in as many people as possible — Trishya Screwvala’s ideals of altruism go something like this. The 31-year-old looks at volunteering as a powerful antidote against resignation in


Be a mentor | Mid-Day

The Lighthouse Project, a Mumbai based not for profit youth mentoring programme needs 250 volunteer mentors who will help children from an under-resourced community for just four hours every month. Started in August 2013, The Lighthouse Project connects working professionals and college students with children from under-resourced communities, through one-on-one mentoring. The mentors, who need


Scripting real change | DNA

Trishya Screwvala’s search for a good story she could translate on reel spun instead a script on her life lorem text is used here… Know More

Lighting lives (DNA)

Lighting lives | DNA

The Lighthouse Project, a Mumbai-based not-for-profit youth mentoring programme, needs 250 volunteer mentors who will help children from an under-resourced community for just four hours every month Know More