Foundation is a national level development
organisation working in 25 states of India
through 158 projects on issues of education,
healthcare, livelihood and empowerment
of women and girl children, directly benefitting
over 300,000 underprivileged children,
youth and women.
follows the model of Social Venture Philanthropy,
an idea successful in the business world
as venture capitalism. Smile identifies,
handholds and build capacities of genuine
grassroots NGOs to achieve scalability
and sustainability with a deep sense of
accountability among the non-profits.
promotes and encourages good governance
to achieve credibility and accountability
in the development sector. Smile endorses
Credibility Alliances norms.
has comprehensive MIS and internal audit
Foundation has the privilege of getting
support from more than 150 corporate institutions
besides about 20 national and international
institutions in course of its journey
few of the organosations, supporting Smile,
include Microsoft Corporation, UPS Inc.
USA, HDFC, HSBC, XANSA, Suzlon Energy,
Sandwood Infratech, ASSOCHAM, CII, CVENT,
Canara Bank, NCWCDO – Canada, to
name a few.
Education, a national level programme
of Smile Foundation, focuses on providing
basic education to underprivileged children,
thereby creating the process required
for streamlining the underprivileged children
to mainstream schools. At present, Smile
Foundation has 93 Mission Education projects
spread across 21 states, with 16,500 beneficiaries.
Since 2002, Mission Education has benefitted
more than underprivileged 200,000 children
on Wheels is a mobile hospital programme
which brings curative, preventive and
promotive healthcare services to the doorsteps
of underprivileged families in remote
rural areas and underserved urban slums.
Smile on Wheels programme has served 2,31,000
people directly in the last one year through
19 projects across the country.
Twin e-Learning Programme
Twin e- Learning Programme (STeP) is a
livelihood programme that trains urban
and rural underprivileged youth in employability
skills like English proficiency, basic
computer education, and soft skills for
enhancing their prospects of employment
in the fast expanding retail, hospitality
and service sectors. Smile Foundation
has so far trained over 13,750 youth and
placed 9,850 among them in more than 140
leading brands across India. STeP currently
has 35 project centres across India.
for Health & Empowerment of the Girl
is an initiative for empowerment of women
and girl children through establishing
health seeking behaviour, providing educational
support, empowerment through male involvement,
sustaining the change by involving communities,
and sensitisation. Swabhiman has benefited
over 150,000 women and girls directly.