million children in India are currently out of school
children are at risk of acute
school going children have dropped out
of girls do not get past 10 years of school
million children in India are engaged in child labour
were placed in 200 brands
In the fast-paced and ever-evolving professional landscape, upskilling has become crucial for employees and workers to remain competitive and advance in their careers.
Since 2021, Berger Paints has joined hands with Smile Foundation through their CSR initiative to support the iTrain on Wheels programme, aimed at enhancing the painting skills of local painters. This project aims to provide painters across India with specialized training in various techniques, empowering them for more diverse employment opportunities and elevating their overall quality of life.
iTrain on Wheels serves as a platform for painters to acquire new skills and improve their existing ones. The ultimate goal is to improve their livelihoods and create a positive impact on their overall well-being.
My childhood was not about balloons, toy cars or kites. In the last days of every month, we usually had no money.
Knowing that my care, touch, and time can help a patient make it through the night is one of most rewarding feelings
If you lost a little weight, you would look so beautiful; for a girl, it’s important – don’t you want to get married to a
We celebrate 12 January as National Youth Day in India.
When you think of Indians abroad, you probably think of names like
India is confidently marching towards its ambitious goal
Smile Foundation is a national-level NGO working in the areas of child education, women empowerment, healthcare, and livelihood training and employment.
Although Smile Foundation has many livelihood projects under its livelihood skill development programme, STeP initiative, it is not only a livelihood foundation. It also works in the area of child education, women empowerment, and healthcare for urban slums and remote populations.
That they should adequately skill the youth from underserved communities of the country. STeP, our livelihood skill training programme with its six different course modules is one of the best in the country.
India has the youngest demographic in the world. With its young population looking forward to joining the workforce, skilling is important for potential employers to take a deep interest in them and provide them employment. CSR projects related to livelihood are the need of the hour for empowering the youth.
Many of our projects fall under CSR activities but individual donations do contribute to the operations of our programmes.
Corporate social responsibility is important for socially conscious brands who want to share a part of their profits for the welfare and development of the underserved.