We are working with 3.75 lakh children and young people
Founded by Matthew Spacie in 1999, Magic Bus is one of the largest poverty alleviation programmes in India, working with more than 375,000 children and young people in 22 states and 77 districts of India.
Using data to improve programme efficiency
The development sector has accepted and understood the importance of effective monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems, as indicated by the investment in people, tools, and research...
A portion of the exclusive Varun Dhawan x Fossil watch sales will be donated to Magic Bus
FOSSIL has announced an all-new limited-edition watch designed in partnership with Varun Dhawan. Fossil has collaborated with the NGO Magic Bus, whose efforts are centered on helping children develop the necessary life skills to lead a brighter f
Courage Doesn’t Come With An Age Limit
A story from Mysore, Karnataka, South India 12-year-old Ramya is an informer. She keeps an eye on girls who come to play with her in school. If she finds even one girl missing, she reports to Preeti, who is Magic Bus’ Youth Mentor
First lady of New Jersey, Tammy Murphy, interacts with Magic Bus children during her historic visit to India
Tammy Murphy is on a historic first visit to India as the First Lady (wife of Governor, Phil Murphy) of New Jersey. As part of the visit aimed at increasing people to people connect, the First Lady and her team interacted with the youth from the Magic&
Magic Bus celebrates the Global Day of Parents across India
Magic Bus, with its presence in 22 states of India, celebrated the Global Day of Parents. The celebration marks Magic Bus’s engagement with parents through its Community Connect model to ensure children on the programme...
We need different ways of looking at problems
Matthew Spacie, founder of Magic Bus and Cleartrip, explains why the social sector needs new talent and diverse skills – and how corporate talent can make their engagement with the sector more meaningful...
Magic Bus Kids to participate in Street cricket world cup
Children living in slums who used to play cricket in the street are going to play at global platform Street Cricket World Cup 2019 from April 20 to May 7 at Lord’s London. The Street Child ..
Magic Bus and Prince’s Trust International take Nilam on a Journey from Bhandup, Mumbai to Buckingham Palace
Royal Palace of United Kingdom, Buckingham Palace, and prestigious red carpet event The Prince’s Trust Awards have...
Mumbai slum-dweller gets UK’s Prince’s Trust award
The first Indian recipient of the Prince’s Trust Award — which provides jobs, education and training to young people — Tambe is on her way to becoming a teacher.
What corporates can learn from nonprofits
Nonprofits are often expected to be more business-like in their operations, but corporates also stand to learn a lot from them...
Meet the girls hoping to fire India to Street Child Cricket World Cup glory
Shama, alongside Bhavani, 15, are two participants in the Magic Bus India Foundation’s programmes. They will form part of the contingent representing team India South at this year’s Street Child...
The Magic Bus journey: from childhood to livelihood
As it celebrates its 20th anniversary, NGO Magic Bus aims to lift millions of children out of poverty.
Founder, Matthew Spacie, was awarded Social Entrepreneur of the Year by Business Standard
Protsahan Puraskar for
Promotion and development of Sports
First Indian entity -
and the only non-profit - to win
Laureus Sport for Good Award