Smile Foundation is a national level development organisation directly benefitting over 400,000 children and their families every year, through more than 200 live welfare projects on education, healthcare, livelihood and women empowerment, in over 950 remote villages and slums across 25 states of India.

Children, their families and the community become the target group for Smile Foundation’s activities as child education cannot be done in isolation and nothing else but education for children can bring long lasting change in the society.

Our Presence
Events & Updates
  • Triumph Freedom Ride
    Triumph Freedom Ride to support girl child education
  • Photography Awards
    Click for Smile
    at The Photography Awards
  • Change The Game
    Charity Dinner with Virat Kohli Foundation to support Empowerment of Children and Youth
  • Nelson Mandela Day celebrated
    Nelson Mandela Day celebrated at Mission Education centre, Dharavi
  • Change The Game
    Training for the Empowering Grassroots programme gets a kick start.
  • RFC 10th Editions
    Ramp for Champs completes 10th Edition
  • Microsoft Day Index
    Microsoft Day of giving -Bringing Smiles through Science
  • Bengaluru hosts 5th edition of Cook for a Smile
    Bengaluru hosts 5th edition of Cook for a Smile
  • Smile Foundation receives ICAI CSR Award for Women Empowerment
    Corporate and youth run for child education with Smile at SCMM 2016
  • FIS Global employees spend a day
    FIS Global employees spend a day with Mission Education children
Our Impact Last Year
  • EDUCATION


    • 21,346 children directly provided education
    • Infrastructure support to 34 education centres, benefitting 6,890 children
    • Over 8,000 children from 46 locations across India received nutrition support
    • 6,879 school drop-outs resumed education through bridge-course

    • Goal for Next Year
      Provide Education to more than 23,000 children
  • HEALTHCARE


    • 354,088 people provided healthcare services
    • Mobile Hospital programme benefitted 354,088 people directly
    • 154 multi-specialty health camps conducted
    • 3,886 children benefitted from School Health Programme

    • Goal for Next Year
      Provide Healthcare services to more than 400,000 people
  • LIVELIHOOD


    • 22,600 youth trained, 14,500 youth placed
    • 30 new centres centres added across five states of India
    • 118 employer engagement sessions & 82 industry exposure visits conducted
    • 55% of the total beneficiaries were women

    • Goal for Next Year
      Train more than 26,000 youth & place over 18,000 youth
  • WOMEN EMPOWERMENT


    • 68,030 women & girl children benefitted
    • 112 women and adolescent girls trained to be Change Agents
    • Health awareness and access provided to 41,412 women and girls
    • Educational support provided to 92 girls

    • Goal for Next Year
      Benefit and empower more than 90,000 women and girls
Glimpses of Programme Happenings
  • Joyful learning
    A first of its kind- Learning fest for Swabhiman Scholars
  • Joyful learning
    Airbus Group supports new Smile on Wheels in Delhi
  • Students of ALAMB STeP centre at Mayur Vihar
    STeP students get motivated by visit from Connect to Learn Director
  • World Yoga Day
    Smile Children celebrate International Yoga Day
  • Chennai flood victims
    Chennai flood victims get access to Smile on Wheels
  • Empowering girls through STeP programme
    Empowering girls through STeP programme
  • Inculcating healthy habits in the children
    Inculcating healthy habits in the children
  • 6 new STeP centres
    6 new STeP centres launched for empowerment of youth
  • World Hypertension Day
    World Hypertension Day celebrated in Noida
  • Bags and Uniform distribution
    Bags and Uniform distribution to Mission Education children
Good Governance

Good Governance Governance is the need of the hour in the development sector to ensure and promote application of best management practices, compliance of law and adherence to best possible ethical standards. Smile Foundation has a four-tier audit and evaluation mechanism to ensure impact of investment, complete transparency and accountability in utilisation of funds. The entire management processes and practices of Smile Foundation are in compliance with the principles of Good Governance.

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Awards/recognitions
Supporters Speak
Supporter

“We understand our social responsibility as an organization and always look for correct partners to work towards this. Smile Foundation has been doing great work for national development and REC is happy to associate with them to promote primary healthcare services in the villages."

Rajeev Sharma, Chairman & MD Rural Electrification Corporation (RECL)
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Accereditation/Empanelment
  • (CAF) America Smile Foundation has been accredited as a Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) America validated charity since 2014

    The validation is extended to organizations on basis of a 100 point due diligence review, testing parameters such as operations, infrastructure, governance, and activities of an organization. The review process is in accordance with the US laws and has been structured to ensure safe international grant-making.

  • CSR IA Hub An Implementation Agency under CSR IA Hub of the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs under aegis of Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India.

    In order that corporate can connect with good quality and well established Implementing Agencies, IICA has set up a CSR Implementing Agency (IA) Hub. This would seek to meet the urgent requirement by corporate who would look out for trustworthy and reliable implementing agencies.

  • (CAF) America Smile Foundation has been accredited as a Guidestar India Platinum validated charity

    The accreditation recognizes and verifies the transparency and public accountability of organizations.

  • Organization in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since 2012

  • Empanelment with National CSR Hub

    Smile Foundation has been empanelled with the National CSR Hub at TISS, an initiative of the Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) under Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India.

  • Smile Foundation has been accredited as a Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) India validated charity since 2012 Smile Foundation has been accredited as a Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) India validated charity since 2012.

    This validation is extended to those organisations which ensure compliance with fiscal, legal and regulatory norms currently being followed in India.

  • Guide Star Accreditation with GuideStar as an IRS-registered non-profit organisation

    Smile Foundation has been accredited as an IRS-registered non-profit organisation with GuideStar. GuideStar provides information about a member non-profit's reputation, finances, programmes, transparency and governance.

  • United WaySmile foundation has been listed as a member organisation with United Way Worldwide, a network of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 45 countries and territories.

    The network seeks to advance the common good and mobilise the caring power of communities around the world by igniting a worldwide social movement, connecting all sectors of society.

  • India Development FoundationAccreditation with India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI), under the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Government of India.

    IDFOI’s mandate is to lead Overseas Indians philanthropic capital into India’s Social Sector by forging partnerships between donors and credible non-government and non-profit voluntary organisations working in the Social Sector in India.