blog - An Indian StartUp eCommerce Market Place - Team spent New Year eve with Ashray - Aakruti

(A shelter for Hearing Disabled Children)

On the eve of New Year, spent their day with disabled children. At a time when most other companies are engaged in preparation for the New Year, the team decided to take out the time to appreciate the joy of the coming year with children who are hearing disabled. 

"It was an immense pleasure to spend the day full of joy with these students, kids and staff of Ashray," said Sameer - Managing Director & Founder of

“Enable the Disabled” is the motto.

Sameer believes strongly in giving back to the community, and never misses out on a chance to do his part to connect with those who are less fortunate. He and the MeanBuy team chose to spend New Year’s Eve by having a cake cutting ceremony with the children at the Center, followed by a lunch for all the students. 

About is an innovative Indian Startup ecommerce marketplace which benefits buyers and sellers both by optimizing the price, and prevents sellers from competing in the unwanted race of discounts. Most other marketplaces entice customers with sales and discounts, but the drawbacks of such price drops affect everyone involved. The company ends up sacrificing their profits by providing discounts to attract customers, sellers either get their capital drained out or don't get benefits and buyers have to go wait for a discount for the best prices, limiting their purchases only to sale season. allows buyers to schedule their purchases to get the most value for the money they’ve spent and sellers get enough time to stock or manufacture products for which they have orders. Become a vendor with, and be a part of the only ecommerce marketplace that doesn’t limit your profits, and instead, gives you the freedom to manage your own products and inventory.

MeanBuy has been participating in various events to spread the message of the new way of online shopping. Recently, along with TaxiMall, participated in ‘YouTube Fan Carnival’ organized at Lucknow in the old campus of Amity. Participants received discount coupons for, and learnt about how the platform would benefit them. 

The team at is working hard to grow organically. They make since efforts to educate smaller businesses to take advantage of the services of, which allow the vendors to connect directly with the consumers, without having to deal with any intermediary channels.

They’re also working on educating customers what offers, which other ecommerce platforms don’t. Customers can plan their purchases, such as gifts, by scheduling unique products from the platform to arrive on a certain date. This reduces the tension of having to buy on time, and will also provide the user with opportunity to get a better price than usual.  




Ashray - Aakruti foundation

Ashray Akruti is a registered non-profit, non-religious organization working towards providing access to quality education, health care, and sustainable livelihoods to children with disabilities and other marginalized sections of the society.

On behalf of the foundation, Sumita Lal (Operations Manager) appreciated

“We profusely thank you for providing healthy nutritious food to the Hearing Impaired children residing in the residential home of Ashray Akruti. Your support helps the children stay healthy and fit," she warmly said.

“We are happy to share that this year Ashray Akruti received ‘The Best Institution’ State award for its services in the disability sector. The award was presented by the Honorable Minister for Women Development, Disabled welfare and the Deputy Chief Minister, Govt. of Telangana on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December, 2017.This would not have been achieved without your valuable support and we extremely value our relationship with you," she mentioned.

MeanBuy is wholeheartedly thankful to the foundation for allowing us to bring some happiness to the delightful children at Ashray Akruti. Shakir Ali (Chief Digital Strategist of said, "As privileged members of society, it is our duty to work for a good cause that will help those in our society who are less fortunate, and we at are truly grateful for the opportunity to be able to share our good moments with such wonderful people.”

Trust cannot be built overnight, but rather, can only be established by providing continued solutions to all those around us, and is dedicated to providing the best possible opportunities for all those involved in the establishment.  

We on the behalf of thank all our vendors, sellers, buyers and team members who made this possible with their belief in us. We will make sure we will keep working towards good cause.

Enjoy & Have a very Happy New Year 2018

Pyaar Baant-te Chalo... Happy MeanBuying!! 


Nina Saha


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