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Students from Edith Cowan University, Australia visit India to study the Smile on Wheels programme
November 29, 2011
A team of ten students from Edith Cowan University (ECU), Australia made a special visit to India to study and understand Smile Foundation’s mobile healthcare programme – Smile on Wheels. The team of students was headed by Dr. Leisa Armstrong. The team had come to know about the unique delivery model of Smile on Wheels and wanted to find out the impact that Smile on Wheels programme is making.
The team was taken to Rangpuri kacchi basti, New Delhi – one of the project centres of the programme. The ECU team spent some time in the mobile hospital to see the work process. They also interacted with the patients. The team made a tour of the whole community and interacted with the slum dwellers there. The ECU students also distributed chocolates among the children beneficiaries of Rangpuri Basti.
The visit turned out to be very successful. The ECU team appreciated and congratulated SOW team for their work towards the community.