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Small bunch of Indian philanthropists supporting ventures in unconventional areas of governance, human rights

Strategic Philanthropy | Oct 2, 2014

Even as much of Indian philanthropic capital flows into predictable areas like education, healthcare or water, a small and gutsy bunch of philanthropists is directing their generosity towards issues like governance and the thorny thickets of human rights.

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