HDB Financial Services is providing support to two physiotherapy static clinics for Smile, and the impact is growing with the inauguration of a new clinic in Ludhiana, while another one in Guwahati is under consideration. This collaboration aims to reach and support the underserved trucking community, aligning perfectly with Smile's vision for meaningful and shared value initiatives.
Deutsche Bank is empowering 225 underserved girls in engineering through a dynamic scholarship programme. Expanding its impact, Deutsche Bank has introduced a one-on-one mentorship programme designed by Smile, involving 225 senior management personnel (AVP and above), to provide invaluable guidance to these talented scholars. By January 2024, an additional 100 mentors will join this effort to support an equal number of new scholars.
AVI-OIL India Private Limited has partnered with Smile Foundation to support over 200 underserved children in Faridabad, Haryana, aiming to provide accessible, high-quality education from grades 3 to 8. The project, launched on October 1, 2023, includes STEM learning to enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills. This initiative aligns well with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations.
Aristocrat Technologies, a global leader in gaming content and technology, supports Smile Foundation's 'Every Child in School' project, aimed at improving the quality of education for underserved children for the second year in a row. By providing tailored learning tools and a national curriculum-based framework, we empower young minds. The initiative also aligns well with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations.
Samsung Electronics India Limited, a key player in the electrical and electronic manufacturing industry, continues its commitment to education for underserved children through our 'Shiksha na Ruke' campaign. Since 2022, Samsung employees have joined hands by contributing to the cause and Samsung is matching the grant through a monthly donation drive.
Through a dynamic partnership with S&P Global, Smile Foundation has been delivering vital healthcare services via Mobile Medical Units (MMU) since 2019. The initiative focuses on essential healthcare and the well-being of pregnant and lactating mothers, ensuring safe motherhood. Collaborating with the government health system, the project is actively working to make a positive impact on underserved communities.
Philips India and Smile Foundation's five-year partnership deploys four Mobile Telemedicine Units in aspirational districts like Virudhunagar (TN), Gadag (KA), Mewat (HR), and Shirur (Pune). These units leverage technology to provide essential primary healthcare services to underserved urban slums and rural villages, making a significant impact on healthcare accessibility and overall well-being in these regions.
Berger Paints Limited, a leading Indian multinational paint company, continues to support Smile Foundation's I-train project in its second year of partnership. This initiative is dedicated to training and upskilling painters across 13 states using 20 I-train vans spanning 100+ locations. The program focuses on enhancing skills, sharing knowledge, and soft skill training to empower individuals, ultimately fostering entrepreneurship.
Pernod Ricard India Foundation (PRIF), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PRI, extends its support for the second year, enabling the deployment of 3 Smile on Wheels vans in Gurugram, Derabassi, and Gwalior. These vans deliver crucial primary healthcare services to underserved rural-urban slum populations. PRIF is dedicated to driving sustainable solutions in areas of special needs, aligning with its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility.
Haleon, the makers of Sensodyne, in partnership with Smile Foundation provides free oral healthcare services to children and families in Noida, Delhi, and Gurugram through four Smile on Wheels Mobile Dental Vans. The vans offer free medical consultations, lab testing, comprehensive oral check-ups, and essential treatments, promoting healthier lives in underserved communities
As a part of the Blue Streak Initiative, a dedicated group of Yamaha Motor India employee bikers embarked on a journey to connect with children in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Kolkata. The employees engaged in knowledge-sharing sessions, captivating discussions, and interactive games, with a special focus on providing essential teaching and learning materials to empower the children.
Relaxo Foundation and Smile Foundation continue their partnership to enhance access to Primary Healthcare Services in Bhiwadi, Rajasthan. This project will benefit around 46,500 patients through regular OPDs, improve the health of pregnant and lactating mothers with frequent ANC/PNC check-ups, and raise awareness through IEC and BCC activities. Additionally, the initiative will involve networking with the Government Health Department and leveraging various healthcare schemes.
In 2022-23, Atlas Copco supported STEM education in five schools within the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation zone, Pune. Recognizing the positive impact, 2023-24, saw the expansion of their support to an additional three government schools. The Atlas Copco team is actively involved in volunteering and celebrating special occasions. Recently, on November 8, 2023, World STEM Day, Atlas Copco volunteers conducted engaging sessions on Magnetism and Electricity for eighth-grade students.
M&G has been in partnership with Smile Foundation for six years. In 2023-24, the collaboration has expanded to skill 280 individuals under Smile's STeP program, specifically focusing on the General Duty Assistant (GDA) course in Mumbai. Additionally, M&G is extending its support to Smile's scholarship programme, benefiting female students in classes 8th-12th and those pursuing higher education in various fields. This support will be further amplified through the participation of M&G in the Mumbai Marathon 2024, championing the cause for Smile.
KMPL has partnered with Smile Foundation to implement the 'Smile on Wheels' project in Vadodara, Gujarat, and deliver free doorstep healthcare services to approximately 100,000 underserved individuals in various slum areas of Vadodara. As part of their CSR, KMPL is supporting two mobile medical units that provide curative and preventive treatments to underserved populations in 30 villages across the Vadodara district and cater to the health needs of vulnerable groups such as pregnant and lactating mothers and children who face difficulty reaching healthcare facilities.
Bosch Foundation has partnered with Smile Foundation to support three Smile on Wheels mobile health units, incorporating telemedicine for specialty consultations. The project is operational in Nasik, Chennai, and Jaipur, aiming to deliver around 1,35,000 treatments.
Shell India has started a partnership with Smile Foundation to impact 33,700 children across Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Kerala. A total of selected 600 projects from these young minds were presented in their respective states, garnering significant attention to the project from local administrations.
KONE Elevators has joined hands with Smile Foundation to provide primary healthcare through the Smile on Wheels programme in the tribal community of Guwahati, Assam. The services will reach out to 15,000 beneficiaries in a year.
Flipkart Foundation, in collaboration with Smile Foundation, is set to skill 540 youth across Telangana and Karnataka, with two centers in each state. Training in BFSI will prepare these individuals for workforce integration throughout the year, benefitting 540 direct beneficiaries and 2,160 indirect beneficiaries.
GXS India has joined hands with Smile Foundation for Mission Education programme, aiming to provide quality education to 200 children from government schools in Bengaluru.
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