People from within the community cut the ribbon to launch a new Smile on Wheels Mobile Hospital project in Dharwad district in Karnataka.
The project will make healthcare services accessible at the doorsteps of families living in 19 remotely located villages in the district, including Salakinakoppa, Devagiri, Yarikoppa, Nuggikeri, Pudakalakatti, Devara Hubballi, Tadasin Koppa, Mansur, Marewada and Holtikoti.
Powered with a team of qualified doctor, nurse, lab technician, pharmacist, driver and a group of volunteers, the project aims to benefit over 16,000 children and their families directly every year.
Smile on Wheels programme at present has 34 operational projects in 265 remote villages and urban slums across India, directly benefitting over 400,000 lives in a year.
Smile Foundation is a national level development organisation directly benefitting over 400,000 children and their families every year, through more than 200 live welfare projects on education, healthcare, livelihood and women empowerment, in over 950 remote villages and slums across 25 states of India.