A panel discussion on the importance of good cinema was conducted on 21st April 2019 in Pune. The audience was sensitized about the role of meaningful films and its impact on the children and education. The event was a part of the Mother’s day celebration.
Smile Foundation’s Child for Child programme also spoke about the idea behind SIFFCY@SCHOOLS and rationale behind screening meaningful cinema in schools and also informed the participants about the role of Smile Foundation in empowering the marginalized women through the SWABHIMAN initiative. The panel discussion concluded by giving a standing ovation to the mothers.
Under Child for Child programme, Smile Foundation visits various schools and conducts engaging sessions for the young minds. It sensitizes children towards various causes and let them realize their privileged status.
CFC currently reaches out to nearly one million privileged children in 1974 schools spread across 417 districts of India, every year. In addition, their parents and teachers are also involved in the process. The programme has today reached out to each part of India with the exception of Lakshadweep.