Otis and Smile join hands for holistic development of children

Otis Elevator Company (India) Limited is working with Smile Foundation for promoting holistic development of 1,360 children through STEM and WASH initiatives in Kolkata, Mumbai and Hyderabad.

The project has the following objectives:

  • To make learning engaging and relevant for students through innovative interventions
  • To generate learning interest curiosity among students
  • To introduce learning tools that spark creativity and problem-solving skills in children
  • To introduce effective pedagogy and resources that enable teachers to enhance their skills in knowledge transfer
  • To strengthen and upgrade the existing school infrastructure
  • To provide opportunities for holistic development

The project aims to:

  • Create critical thinkers, problem-solvers and next generation innovators
  • Conduct STEM activities to provide hands-on and minds-on lessons to the students
  • Make Math and Science both fun and interesting that helps the student to do much more than just learning while strengthening concepts
  • Generate curiosity and inclination towards science and math subjects which will stimulate interest and participation in the related activities
  • Increase retention in the education programme
  • Increase knowledge and awareness around health and hygiene

The project will focus in achieving the Third, Fourth, Fifth and Eleventh Goals of the Sustainable Development Goals-2015 for ‘Good Health and Well Being’, ‘Quality Education’, ‘Gender Equality’ and ‘Sustainable Cities and Communities’.