The ANOKHI Community Spotlight is a space for small businesses, charities, and personal "hero" stories to receive awareness across our magazine blog during the weekends. These articles will also be shared across our social media platforms and be distributed to our newsletter community, totalling over 2 million active members, followers, and subscribers from around the world.
This is a completely free service that we are providing to South Asians centric initiatives from anywhere in the world, to support those who cannot afford to advertise. If you or someone you know could benefit from this service, please email us at [email protected], for a chance to be featured. Good luck!
Gold Medal Powerlifter Grounded Due To COVID Gives His Time To Help Frontline Workers In Vancouver
Sumeet Sharma is a B.C. correctional officer who is also a competitive gold medal powerlifter. He was set to go to an internationally recognized competition in the Czech Republic in May but got grounded due to COVID-19. Sharma decided to make use of his time, so he along with his sponsors decided to help the frontline workers and teachers in Vancouver and in the Lower Mainland in British Columbia.
SAGA Foundation Creates A Platform To Increase Awareness Of The Global South Asian Art World
In 2005, Ali Adil Khan, a globally renowned art lover, critic and collector, created the South Asian Gallery Of Art (SAGA) a commercial art gallery which focuses on showcasing and selling key art works from the South Asian art world. One year ago in 2019, Khan expanded it even further by creating the The Shehla and Adil Giving for Art Foundation (SAGA), a non-profit organization focused on expanding the platform to create awareness of South Asian
Shayde Beauty Tackles Hyperpigmentation & Acne Scars For South Asian Skintones
Shay Paresh has been dealing with hyperpigmentation and acne scars and she realized that there wasn't anything out there to handle the melanin-rich skintones such as hers. So she decided to do something about it. Introducing Shayde Beauty! My Business: Shayde Beauty Founder: Shay Paresh Country: New York City, New York Follow us
The Beauty Market Offers Personalized Online Shopping & Virtual Beauty Consults For Those Looking To Amp Up Their Skincare
COVID-19 has caused various businesses to pivot in order to be sustainable in this new world. That includes Infuse Med Spa. In November, founder Kavita Suri launched The Beauty Market, a personalized online beauty shopping service providing a tailor-made experience wit
South Asian Sexual And Mental Health Alliance Wants To Shed Light On Taboo Topics For South Asian Youth
South Asian Sexual And Mental Health Alliance (SASMHA) was created to help South Asian youth get the support they needed to tackle taboo topics such as cultural identity, sexual health, mental health and LGBTQIA+ issues. Through various workshops including their Brown Taboo Project initiative, S ...
The Woodsman Beard Launches Balms & Oils For The Perfect Beard
Bobby Dhillon wanted to create something to help with men and their beards. The Woodsman Beard brings an exclusive collection of oils and balms to "help amplify your beard's identity". Launched in spring of this year, The Woodsman Beard aims to add an element of care to men's skin and haircare r ...
Love Reconnected Aims To Teach Ways To Overcome Our Differences And Accept LGBTQ2+
Hasina Juma and her same-sex partner Carmella Wallace know full well the obstacles that they have had to overcome when it came to acceptance from their family and friends. That's why they decided to launch Love Reconnected, a 6-week online course to help people come together overcome their diffe ...
Canadian Author Delights The Young & Young At Heart With Her Latest Book "'Twas The Night Before Diwali"
Canadian author Zenia Wadhwani wanted to create something so families can not only enjoy Diwali together but learn about the cultural traditions and history that come with this au ...
2RaysHope Guides NGOs In India On Ways To Build A Brighter Future For Children
The poverty in the slums of India was not lost on Ash Tooray a Senior Youth Justice Practitioner, life coach, motivational speaker and an advocate for non and visible differences. That's why she wanted to create a platform to help support Indian NGOs so that they can be most effective w ...
Spirit Warrior Nation Will Enhance Your Brightest & Best Self With Online Daily Meditations & More
Yoga teacher, health coach and Karuna Reiki Master, Thara Natalie wanted to expand beyond her yoga studio and bring her expertise to the world. Using the power of social media, Thara has launched Spir ...
Kaur Voices Launches #MeTooSikh To Create Awareness & Support For Sikh Women
Marking three years of #MeToo which created a global movement of empowerment for women across all walks of live, Kaur Voices took it one step further to launch their #MeTooSikh hashtag which continued their focus on breaking the "cultural silencing" of Sikh women by amplifying their voices and c ...
Joy Of Sharing Foundation Provides Free Hot Meals & Groceries For The Underserved In Southern California
For the past 9 years, Norwalk California has been the hub of generous community spirit. Led by the people from Joy Of Sharing Foundation, over 24,000 residents in and around the Southern California area, have been receiving free freshly cooked hot meals and grocery care packages. Due to COVID-19 ...
Desai Foundation Invites You To "Lotus Festival" — Their Uplifting Virtual Concert For COVID Relief
Focused on the health and welfare of women and children the Desai Foundation has been bringing grassroots programming, vocational training, menstrual hygiene education and equity to women and children all over the world for 23 years. They now have an upcoming virtual fundraiser to raise funds fo ...