Nagesh Basavanhalli
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Tata Mumbai Marathon 2024

Dear Friends, I am raising funds for Trust for Retailers & Retail Associates of India (TRRAIN), a not for profit organisation which believes in empowering Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) by helping them gain sustainable employment thereby creating an inclusive workforce; with one of its initiatives - TRRAIN Pankh programme (Wings of Destiny). I have been with the retail industry for 40+ years and began my personal journey of giving back with TRRAIN in 2011. Our programme Pankh, works towards creating sustainable livelihoods for Persons with Disabilities. We train them in retail specific skills, life skills and digital literacy in our centres pan India in our 45 to 60 days residential and online training (on account of COVID). We further provide them with employment opportunities in retail and allied sectors, thus helping them live a life of dignity. We have trained over 25,000+ PwDs, out of which 70% of them have secured sustainable employment in companies like Inorbit Mall, Shoppers Stop, D Mart, Big Basket, McDonald's, Amazon, Reliance and many others. Your past donations and support have empowered lives and realised the dreams of so many PWDs, who have the courage to dream. In our shared goal of creating a positive impact, I believe that together, we can create a brighter future for them. Your contribution will go towards creating sustainable livelihoods for Persons with Disabilities. Donate to help support more such PwDs dream big and live an independent life.
My Fundraising Goal
` 37000 of ` 5000000

Raising funds along with

Ameesha Prabhu

Kumar Rajagopalan

Amitabh Taneja
About Me
Namaskaram everyone, I am B S Nagesh, I have been in the retail industry for the last 4 decades and continue as the Non-Executive Chairman of Shoppers Stop. In my many years of working I have become a strong believer of giving back to the community; that’s where my journey began with Trust for Retailers & Retail Associates of India (TRRAIN). My passion for retail and running crossed paths when I was a young professional. I have been participating in the Tata Mumbai Marathon since 2020. But this year, I am thrilled to take part in the marathon with our 300 Pankh trainees and alumni who are participating in the Champions of Disability category. Their enthusiasm and energy levels are beyond imagination. What motivates me to continue year after year is the impact we have made in the life of these beneficiaries. Here's what our beneficiary has to say, “TRRAIN gave me the golden opportunity to support my family. With the help of TRRAIN team I am able to support my family in my hometown and live in Hyderabad independently.” - Harish, Orthopedically challenged, working at Inorbit Mall.
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3 Donor Messages
"Best wishes"
Anil Mathur
7th November 2023
"All the best, Mr. Nagesh!"
Vivek Mathur
19th October 2023
"Go from strength to strength Sir! You are an inspiration."
Ajay Row
8th September 2023
My Fundraising Goal
` 37000 of ` 5000000

Raising Money For
Trust For Retailers And Retail Associates Of India
TRRAIN ( Trust for Retailers and Retail Associates of India) is a public charitable trust ,set up by B S Nagesh in the year 2011, with the sole objective of empowering people in retail and works to achieve immediate and lasting change in the lives of retail associates in India.
4 Supporters
Anil Mathur
Vivek Mathur
Ajay Row
* Supporter count includes those chosen to remain anonymous and not listed here