Smile collaborated with Ingenico in year 2017 with the aim to support academically bright girls from marginalized sections of society. These girls are studying in schools and colleges and are doing well in their studies but because of financial paucity they are always on the edge of dropping out from their studies. In year 2020, the support is extended from 20 to 30 scholars in Mumbai. For these 30 scholars, 14 scholars were continued from last year and 16 new scholars were identified from urban slums of Mumbai.
The projects aims to –