Pepsi Co. joins hands with Smile Foundation


Since the year 2018, PepsiCo. has been supporting Smile Foundation in its journey to improve the nutritional status of 1000 girls in Amirgarh block, Banaskantha district of Gujarat. The project is also aimed at educating adolescent girls about anemia; promoting healthy living among the young girls and their families in the same location.

Since the year 2018, PepsiCo. has been supporting Smile Foundation in its journey to improve the nutritional status of 1000 girls in Amirgarh block, Banaskantha district of Gujarat. The project is also aimed at educating adolescent girls about anemia; promoting healthy living among the young girls and their families in the same location.

PepsiCo. and Smile Foundation together are also working towards the nutrition enhancement of the pregnant & lactating women including children less than 5 years of age in Bhawanigarh block of Sangrur District of Punjab. The project has a target to reach 400 infants (0 months to 24 months), 500 children (24+ months to 72 months) and 400 pregnant & lactating (P & L) women. Along with this, the project will also benefit 10000 indirect beneficiaries; facilitate regular meetings of the Village Health, Sanitation and Nutrition Committee (VHSNC) and celebration of Village Health and Nutrition Days (VHND) to strengthen the interface between the government and the community, and to enable women to seek counseling on nutrition issues. The project will also facilitate capacity building of the Anganwadi workers for better management of Anganwadi Centres.

Smile Foundation is an NGO in India directly benefitting over 15,00,000 children and their families every year, through more than 400 live welfare projects on education, healthcare, livelihood and women empowerment, in over 2000 remote villages and slums across 25 states of India.

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