The Magic Bus Rapid Socio-Economic Survey

Magic Bus has been hard at work since March to adapt to the new reality that COVID-19 and the nationwide lockdown has created for India’s children & young people. We’ve changed our programme to ensure that we’re giving the right kind of help those who need it...

The Unstoppables: Stories of Hope from India’s COVID-19 Lockdown – Ashwitha’s Story.

The Unstoppables Stories of Hope from India's COVID-19 Lockdown.At a time when the world is facing an unfamiliar and fatal virus, what can actually work to keep us afloat? It’s a belief that there is light at the end of the tunnel. With that belief, young leaders...

Introducing the Magic Bus UK Advocates

Magic Bus UK is proud to announce our partnership with some of the UK’s renowned actors, academics, sports people and influencers, including: Actors Seeta Indrani, Mamta Kaash, & Goldy Notay Comedian Shazia Mirza Celebrity Make-up Artist Dimps Sanghani Academic...

Coronavirus Update 09/04/20

As you may have seen in the news recently, the Indian government has announced a lockdown of the whole country in order to try and stop the virus, and Magic Bus is complying by bringing a halt to all our adolescent & livelihood programmes and helping staff to work...

We’re in the Top 5!

Magic Bus has been named one of the top five charities working in India, supporting the education and skills development of underprivileged children and young people.

#5000Miles2Mumbai Update

#5000Miles2Mumbai Update

Joe & Verity's Journey So Far Click To Expand A little over 3 months after setting off, Joe & Verity are quickly catching up on the half way point of their epic journey cycling the 5000 miles from London to Mumbai. All along their route they've...

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Forest & Fir – Charitable Christmas Trees

Forest & Fir – Charitable Christmas Trees

Magic Bus UK is proud to announce our partnership with "Forest & Fir" this holiday season! Providers of Premium Christmas Trees, Forest & Fir will donate £10 to Magic Bus for every Christmas Tree purchased by a Magic Bus supporter between now and Christmas...

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Nagma’s Story: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

Nagma’s Story: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

This is Darukhana, an area of Mazgaon in the shinning city of Mumbai. It is popularly known for its Ship breaking and Ironworks industries and is packed with dingy tin warehouses, narrow lanes, and factories. I was born and raised here! As a child, I was never allowed...

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#TransformALife

#TransformALife

This Holiday Season, from the delights of Diwali to the carols of Christmas, Magic Bus UK is raising money to transform the lives of girls living in poverty in India.   Girls like Sita... 12-year-old Sita* lives in the slums outside Delhi in a makeshift...

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Cycling 5000 Miles for Magic Bus

Cycling 5000 Miles for Magic Bus

This is the plan for Joe and Verity, two passionate cyclists who are taking on the ultimate challenge: cycling all the way from London to Mumbai. They're doing it to raise money for Magic Bus, to help promote the importance of education, and to see for...

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Manchester City Young Leaders’ Summit 2018

Manchester City Young Leaders’ Summit 2018

As a giving partner of Manchester City FC's "Cityzens Giving" initiative, Magic Bus was delighted to once again be invited to attend their annual Cityzens Giving Young Leader Summit for 2018. In attendance were Amar, Rojina and Jinat from Magic Bus India,...

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Ross in Mumbai

Hello Magic Bus supporters! I’m Ross, Magic Bus UK’s Information Coordinator. If you’ve ever looked around our website, read our seasonal newsletter, or just seen a Magic Bus UK post on social media, then you will have seen some of my work! Right now, I’m...

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The Magic Bus Journey – An Animation

The Magic Bus Journey – An Animation

Join 12 year old Seema as she starts her journey from Childhood to Livelihood. This is not an easy journey, one with many challenges and obstacles, but Magic Bus is with her every step of the way. This wonderful animation, narrated by our founder Matthew...

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Ross’ India Travel Blog – Part 4

Ross’ India Travel Blog – Part 4

Click Here to Go Back To Part 3! Hello Magic Bus supporters!   At the time of writing I have left Mumbai and am now travelling by bus from Delhi to Jaipur. As I take the opportunity to explore more of India by myself, I thought I'd write...

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Ross’ India Travel Blog – Part 3

Ross’ India Travel Blog – Part 3

Click Here to Go Back To Part 2! Hello Magic Bus supporters! This entry has turned out to be even longer than the last (I had a particularly busy Day 4!) so lets just dive right in! Day 3: Most of today was spent at the Magic Bus office, giving...

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Ross’ India Travel Blog – Part 2

Ross’ India Travel Blog – Part 2

Click Here to Go Back To Part 1! Hello Magic Bus supporters! I want to prefece this part of my blog by saying that it's a little long. I tried editing it down, but there's too much I want to say that I don't want to take out. So heads up!...

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Ross’ India Travel Blog – Part 1

Ross’ India Travel Blog – Part 1

Hello Magic Bus supporters! I’m Ross, Magic Bus UK’s Information Coordinator. If you’ve ever looked around our website, read our seasonal newsletter, or just seen a Magic Bus UK post on social media, then you will have seen some of my work! Right now, I’m...

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The Sad News of Tessa Jowell’s Death

The Sad News of Tessa Jowell’s Death

Everyone at Magic Bus was extremely saddened to hear the news that Tessa Jowell had lost her fight against brain cancer over the weekend. Tessa was a great friend to Magic Bus and visited many of our programmes in India on a number of occasions. She will...

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Brentford FC Fan Zone 2018

Brentford FC Fan Zone 2018

Back in April Magic Bus UK was invited to the Brentford FC Community Sports Trust Fan Zone 2018 and Programme Volunteer Jenson Rajkumar and Fundraising Director Jane Backlog were on hand to take part. On a beautiful spring Saturday in West...

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