National Girl Child Day is celebrated to encourage people to give equal opportunities to girl child regarding education, healthcare, nutrition etc. Smile Foundation celebrated National Girl Child Day on the 24th of January 2019 at all the Mission Education centre across the country by engaging in various activities like poster making, painting around the theme of girl child, female feticide, lack of equal opportunities, child-marriage etc.
The activities were conducted to sensitize the children about their roles and responsibilities towards building a better society and build the practice of inclusion of one and all. Mission Education is a national level programme of Smile Foundation, which is committed to providing basic education and healthcare to underprivileged children.
Smile Foundation is an NGO in India directly benefitting over 750,000 children and their families every year, through more than 350 live welfare projects on education, healthcare, livelihood and women empowerment, in over 1000 remote villages and slums across 25 states of India.