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"Sustainability, social equality and the environment are now business problems. And corporate leaders can't depend on governments to solve them." - Peter Senge, founder of the Society for Organisational Learning (SOL). Senge's principles find an echo in the ideologies behind Smile Foundation formed in 2002 by a group of corporate professionals who, decided to finance, handhold and support genuine grassroots' initiatives targeted at providing education and health to underprivileged children. In the process, becoming the first ever grantmaker and changing the face of thousands of lives.



As a catalyst to bring changes in the lives of millions of children, youth and women, who are not privileged, by addressing the real need at the grassroots level and also enabling the civil society across the world to engage proactively in the change process following the philosophy of Civic Driven Change and adopting the highest standard of governance and thereby emerging as a leading knowledge and technology driven, innovative and scalable international development organisation from India.



Jumpstarsociety is to empower underprivileged children and youth through relevant education, innovative healthcare and market-focused livelihood programmes. Smile to deploy best possible methodology and technology for achieving ideal SROI (social return on investment), to practice and promote good governance. To link business competitiveness of the corporate with social development initiatives, also to sensitize privileged children, youth and citizens in general to promote Civic Driven Change.

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