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Make A Difference Day

Employees of Barclays Bank got together with Smile Foundation for ‘Make a Difference Day’ on November 6, 2009. At least 30 employees from Barclays Bank went to Nut colony — a resettlement colony to organise many awareness activities with the inhabitants. A health awareness and sensitisation camp for all age groups was also conducted with the help of Smile on Wheels, the mobile hospital programme of Smile Foundation. The health camp offered services like treatment for eyes, general OPD service, pathology etc. Free medicines were distributed to around 210 patients and spectacles were provided to all those having vision problems. Career counselling and personality development classes were held for young girls. About 300 people benefitted from the programme.

Remembering the Martrys

On the first anniversary of 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai, Smile kids remembered the martyrs and lighted candles in their memory. They were a part of the special programme organised by COLORS Television.

The event was organised behind Infinity Mall, Andheri in remembrance of the people who lost their life on the particular day a year back. Actor Tina Dutta alias Ichhaa of tele serial Uttaran fame was also a part of the programme. In association with Big 92.7 FM, COLORS showcased a few pictures of the terror attack, which was displayed inside a bus.

Tina Dutta along with Smile Foundation kids inaugurated the bus and later lighted candles in the memory of the Jawans who lost their lives battling with the terrorists. Tina Dutta and Smile children together sang ----- 'Saare Jahan Se Accha Hindustan Hamara' and 'Ee Mere Watan Ke Logon'.


Bridging the gap

Uttar Para Kotrang Cultural Forum in association with Smile Foundation organised a programme for children of underprivileged schools at Konnagar, West Bengal on September 6, 2009.
Mr. Pinaki Dhamali, chairman, Uttar Para Kotrang Municipality was the chief guest. Students and staff from St. Xaviers School, Makhla Deweshwari Vidya Niketan and Methodist School participated in the event along with the underprivileged children of the nearby locality. Children of Smile Foundation’s Sankha Subhra Welfare Association were also present. The objective of the programme was to bridge the gap between privileged and underprivileged children. Study materials were distributed among 100 children.