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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!

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, SASMHA wants to address various issues that come along with being a hyphenated immigrant kid.  Our Business:


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 regime. My Business: The Woodsman Beard


  • 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 ...


  • How I Am Using My Music & Activism To Tell People To Vote

    Aarti Bhatnagar is a passionate advocate for education and technology, driving social change. Thanks to collabs with various artists including with her own band The Coworkers, Aarti is keen on spreadin ...


  • 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 ...


  • South Asians In Sports Provides A Network & Resource Space For Those Working In The Sports Industry

    When it comes to providing a professional support space for South Asians who are working in the sports industry, amazingly there wa ...


  • How I Have Manifested All Of My Dreams Including Writing My First Book

    Annie Koshy is a multi-media maverick who after leaving a long-term relationship, decided to change course and focus on all of her dreams. One by one, with zeal and flair she managed to check them off ...


  • Knackstor Connects Seniors With Unique Skills With Those Looking For Contract Hires

    When seniors retire some feel that they are losing a sense of their value. Knackstor comes in and provides an unique platform where ...


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