Our Milestones


We win Laureus Sport for Good Award and the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Award.

We host Next Step, India’s first-ever Conference mandated by the UN, with 95 Speakers and 450 participants.


We present at the International
Olympics Council Meet at Lima, Peru,
on the uses of sport for development
2,72,000 children are riding with us.


We sign an MoU with Chandrapur,
Bhandara and Aurangabad District
Collectors to implement a further
scaled-up programme with
3.5 Lakh children.


Our Livelihood Programme is restructured to make it market-driven.

We sign an MoU with Government of Maharashtra to implement our programme with 1.5 Lakh children.

We win the ET Now Leadership Award for Education and Learning.

Matthew Spacie wins Social Entrepreneur of the Year by Business Standard.

We receive the Second scale-up grant from Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives.


Harvard Business School does a case study about Magic Bus.

Our training function receives the ISO accreditation.

We receive the Millennium Alliance Award, Round IV, for innovative practices in the Livelihoods space.

We begin work in Bangladesh.


We win Charity of the Year Award at Asian Voice Charity Awards, UK, and UEFA.

Foundation for Children Award

We begin work in Nepal and Myanmar.

3,94,000 children are riding with us.


Our Magician, Matthew Spacie wins the Beyond Sport Leadership Award.

We are featured in Stanford’s Social Innovation Review.

1st Livelihood Centre inaugurated.

2,94,000 children are riding with Magic Bus.

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