has been felicitated among the 10 best Non Government Organisations
by MUKTI FOUNDATION.
Ms. Smita Thackeray, Chairperson
of Mukti Foundation, said on the occasion of honouring Smile and
nine other organisations, "The journey in social work has been
very rewarding and gratifying. As the Mukti Foundation completes
its 10th year in service, we would like to felicitate
10 best NGOs with excellence in their respective fields across India.”
Around 100 children from Smile’s
projects in Mumbai represented Smile Foundation during the felicitation
ceremony held in Mumbai.
Mukti Foundation had followed
a rigorous process in scrutinizing and selecting 10 best
NGOs working for different causes ‘who have done
substantial social work in the society’ across India. Smile
Foundation was selected for its outstanding contribution towards
development of underprivileged children across India.
On the occasion, '10
on 10'- a musical concert was organized at MMRDA
grounds BKC in Mumbai, featuring 10 artists comprising
of film and television stars, singers, musicians and bands. Part
of the proceeds from the concert was also dedicated to the child
welfare projects of Smile Foundation.
"We hereby proudly announce
that you are one of the organizations who has been chosen for felicitation
at the Mukti 10 on 10 Concert," says Ms. Thackeray
while selecting Smile Foundation among the 10 Indian NGOs of excellence.
Sudesh Bhonsale, renowned singer
and entertainer, and Sameera Reddy, Bollywood actress, performed
at the concert among others and also encouraged the children.
was established in 1997 with the prime objective
to deal with the social issue like Child Welfare, Women Development,
Drug Abuse, HIV/AIDS etc.
appreciates Mukti Foundation’s effort in encouraging good
practices in the non government sector.