I treated it like every day was my last day with basketball.
"Dream team of funders supporting Hi5’s vision of ‘Changing Young Lives Through Play’."
Book a Smile
BookASmile, a charity initiative by BookMyShow (Leading Entertainment Destination) started supporting Hi5’s municipal school basketball training program in Mumbai from 2017-18. Their belief in our mission not just led them to support the basketball program but to also extend it to create sports infrastructure in Mumbai Govt.
Sachin Tendulkar Foundation (SRT Foundation) is a philanthropic initiative of Sir Master Blaster Sachin R. Tendulkar, started with a belief to serve children and give them a better future. The foundation started supporting Hi5 from 2018-19 with focus on providing Tribal communities/children opportunities to excel in life through sports training.
Dream 11 Foundation, a charity arm of Dream 11 company (leading Indian fantasy sports platform) extended their support to Hi5’s slum area program in Mumbai after experiencing the program’s impact first hand. Mr. Bhavit Seth (co-founder) through Dream 11 Foundation and his team has been standing strong with Hi5 since 2019 to provide sports training in the most deprived slum areas of Mumbai.
Caring Friends Network is a community run platform that acts as a bridge between NGO and philanthropic donors. Shri Ramesh Kacholia ji is the driving force behind this network and is a well-wisher to Hi5. Caring Friends Network and Ramesh Bhai have been strong support pillars to Hi5 since our program inception i.e. 2015. With their donation, we could build basketball courts in the government schools in Mumbai, orphanage and residential tribal ashram shalas.
AAK Kamani Pvt. Ltd.
AAK Kamani Pvt. Ltd. (leading manufacturer/exporter of oils and fats) has been supporting Hi5 since 2018 by adopting an orphanage center in Mumbai for basketball training. Children in this orphanage needed this program the most as this is their only chance to change the course of life towards a better living. With AAK Kamani’s support, we could serve these underserved children in Mumbai and provide them with the much needed exposure via tournaments, camps, clinics etc...
Deccan Dunkers - as they call themselves, a Telugu speaking community in USA connected through their love for the game of Basketball. DD Team started supporting Hi5 in the year 2019, and played a key role in our expansion to Telangana zilla parishad/tribal schools reaching new heights serving 2100 children. These motivated individuals are already driven by this sport and have strong belief in the model we run. With their second/third generation also being involved closely with Hi5, our program is able to make a bigger impact by creating more opportunities for children in Telangana under the ‘Children Helping Children’ initiative.
Continental Coffee (India) Limited (leading coffee manufacturer and exporter) was introduced to Hi5 by some of our USA supporters. CCL India Ltd. has been supporting Hi5 in Telangana expansion and with their support we have been able to develop courts at 4 different tribal/rural government schools where before there was no sporting facility in the 10 km radius. These courts will serve 400+ children (both rural boys/girls) in Medchal/Sangareddy district and aim to bring change in this underserved area through sports.
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