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Our Team

We're a diverse team of professionals who want to show that India's poverty problem is solvable. We work to make sure children living in poverty learn and grow up well so that livelihood options open up by the time they are adults.

Meet our India Team

Meet our International Team

Meet our Governing Board

Meet our Founder

Matthew Spacie, Founder

Matthew Spacie

Formerly Chief Operating Officer of Cox and Kings and Founder of Cleartrip.com, Matthew comes with an extensive experience in senior positions in the corporate sector and an intuitive understanding of the needs of children and youth in India.

In 1999, Matthew established Magic Bus, and he has grown the organization from an informal, volunteer-led activity for disadvantaged children, into a leading organization working in the area of mentoring some of India’s poorest children and young people from education to livelihood.

Matthew has been elected an Ashoka Fellow, a TED Fellow and more recently an ACSEP Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy (ACSEP) Fellow. In 2007, he was awarded an MBE for services to children in the Commonwealth.

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