Empowering the lives of Underserved Children


Paint Our World in the news

1. Founder and Director of Paint Our World, Dr. Priya Virmani’s Tedx Talk at IIT Delhi, February 2016, titled The Power of Healing.



2. Dr. Priya Virmani – Founder of ” Paint Our World “, 18 April 2017



3. “My Role Models Are The Children I Work With”: #NLTTalks With Dr. Priya Virmani, The Entrepreneur Behind Paint Our World, 13 Feb, 2017



4. Dr Priya Virmani’s Paint Our World Heals Trauma Of Abused Kids, 10 Feb 2017



5. T2, Telegraph Coverage of the ITC/Paint Our World fashion show for a cause, 26 January 2017 paint our world telegraph

6. Dr Priya Virmani – The Entrepreneur behind the Paint Our World Initiative, 18 Oct 2016



7. Paint Our World’s Founder and Director dicussed the debates around Mother Teresa’s Canonization on BBC Television in London on 2 September 2016. Priya knew Mother since she was a child and worked with her. For Priya, Mother’s overarching compassion lives on in the exmaple of Paint Our World’s work.


BBC TV Mother Teresa Victoria Derbyshire Show 2 Sept 16

8. The story of Paint Our World featured by the Gorgeous Wanderer. http://gorgeouswanderer.com/my-powerful-journey-one-morning-that-changed-everything/


9. Leading Light, Savvy Magazine India, August 2016. Dr. Priya Virmani shares with Kakoli Poddar how Paint Our World’s work is impacting the lives of the children it is working with.


10. Repainting the world of abused children in Calcutta. In conversation with Dr. Priya Virmani https://grin.news/repainting-the-world-of-abused-children-in-calcutta-100bed25ee04#.81fvr4jqe


11. Interview of Dr. Priya Virmani – Founder of Paint Our World http://www.glad2bawoman.me/category/achievers/dr-priya-virmani-founder-paint-our-world


12. The Art of Rescue: Paint Our World covered by A Sunny Square, 27 May 2016 http://asunnysquare.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/socialinnovation


13. A heart-filling article written by Paint Our World’s Founder and Director on how a simple humanitarian project is turning around the lives of the traumatised children it is working with, April 2016



14. In an article on storytelling, The Tribune, looks at how Paint Our World and other organisations are simply and POWerfully appropriating the POWer of storytelling, April 2016.



15. Agapi, Paint Our World’s beautiful, sell-out exhibition in Kolkata covered by The Telegraph, March 2016



16. Kolkata Curry features Agapi, an exhibition of love that transforms



17. Agapi (a Greek word meaning love), Paint Our World’s exhibition in Kolkata covered by Kolkata’s online newspaper, Kolkata Daily, March 2016



18. Agapi, the POW exhibition at the ITC covered by an online portal, March 2016



19. Agapi featureed in the online resource tumreel



20. Paint Our World features in The Indian Express:


21. Dr. Priya Virmani, writes about Paint Our World for the London based online magazine, The Grit: emPOWering the lives of underserved children, Sept 2015 http://www.womenempowered.co.uk/grit_september_2015.html


22. In a publication for a leading Entrepreneurial Group in London, Priya Virmani’s writes about her journey that created Paint Our World:

Being Your Authentic Self 7 June 2015



23. Paint Our World was featured in Jet Wings, the in-flight magazine of Jet Airways in June 2015

Jet Wings Jet Airways Article POW June 15


24. POW’s work is covered by the Deccan Herald, 25 June 2015

Deccan Herald, Paint Our World 25th June 2015, Page 1


25. The Tribune, India features POW 13 June, 2015


26. Dr. Priya Virmani, Paint Our World’s Founder and her POW journey are covered by her alma matar, Bristol University


27. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLM6bh-sEVQhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9saYOeN9TDw&feature=youtu.be


28. iDiva: http://idiva.com/news-iparenting/be-nice-project-sos-survivors-of-child-sexual-abuse/31632


29. http://idiva.com/news-iparenting/a-day-in-the-life-of-founder-director-of-pow-priya-virmani/31215


30. Delhi’s Little Black Book: http://littleblackbookdelhi.com/31232/delhi-ngo-paint-our-world-priya-virmani


31. Job Insight: http://www.jobinsight.com/blog/social-entrepreneurs-trendsetting-leaders


32. The Hans, India

Article on POW, The Hans India 10 Oct 2013


33. The BBC: Dr. Priya Virmani, Founder and Director of POW, was interviewed by the BBC in Feb 2013


34. The Statesman

Statesman Paint Our World POW


35. The Asian Age

Asian Age POW Paint Our World Tonga Ride


36. The Bengal Post

Bengal Post Paint Our World POW Sonagachi


37. Hindustan Times

38. agapi2’s digital catalogue, part 1 – with a POWerful selection of our paintings is now out. Should you wish to buy a painting your purchase money will go 100% to charity and you will get prized artwork at prices more competitive than their MRP. Pl feel welcome to share this catalogue generously n especially with art lovers! POWerful gratitude, Team agapi2.