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Second phase of Casa Herbalife nutrition programme launched
October 25, 2013
usker Harley Davidson Bangalore, in association with H.O.G (Harley Owners Group), organized a ride with a difference to support the education of underprivileged kids. Flagged off by children from Smile Foundation, the ride was joined by 20 HOG’s from the garden city who covered a stretch of 100kms from Tusker Harley Davidson, Lavelle Road to the Prestige Golfshire.
The Casa Herbalife initiative is an integral part of HFF’s corporate social responsibility and is focused on supporting nutritional needs of the less privileged children.
Talking about the initiative, Mr. Ajay Khanna, Country Head, Herbalife India said, “As an organization we consider good nutrition critical to lead a healthy and active life. Access to nutritional food is the most fundamental right of a child to grow and succeed. We are pleased to be able to make an important contribution towards development of these children.”
The first phase of the programme, launched in Mumbai in 2011, is already supporting 1000 children in western India. The second phase is covering 1000 more children in Mission Education centres located in Vellore, Chennai, Madurai, Hyderabad and Lucknow.
“We believe that proper nutrition is a very important aspect along with education and healthcare for a child’s overall physical and emotional development. Nutrition support is a critical component particularly for children belonging to the less privileged families,” said Ms. Smita Kalappa, National Director (CFC), Smile Foundation.
Additional Director-General of Police, Ms. Sri Lakshmi Prasad graced the occasion and launched the programme in the presence of Smile kids.