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Indian diaspora givers becoming a powerful force in global philanthropy

Strategic Philanthropy | Oct 21, 2016

An emotional link to their roots means causes in the homeland are a principal target for their philanthropic funding. “Certainly they have been giving to charities that are close to home, whether in education or health, or something they were connected with emotionally,” says Rohini Nilekani, a prominent India based donor and champion for philanthropy in the country.

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