Vodafone India spread smiles empowers underpriviledged kids with study material
A goodie bag equipped with Books, Pens and Chocolates was distributed amongst underprivileged kids
The sole aim of this initiative was to empower kids with basic tools to learn and follow safety rules
Karnal: Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunication service providers, today visited MDD Bal Bhawan, Karnal and distributed goodie bags to more than 150 underprivileged kids at the Orphanage. This initiative is aimed at giving them basic learning and educative material to help them in their studies, building up curiosity to learn more and broaden horizons among kids.
Vodafone joined hands with MDD Bal Bhawan, Karnal based orphanage that works with the sole aim of loving & caring for the lives of underprivileged kids and work towards a better tomorrow. Vodafone took this initiative to empower the kids in enhancing their creative potential by giving them goodie bags full of books of their interest, colourful pens and crayons, chocolates, etc.
Commenting on this initiative in Karnal, Mr. Mohit Narru Business Head–Haryana, Vodafone India: “Vodafone is committed to the safety, security and development of the society. We firmly believe that education is the most important element in the development of the country. With this initiative, our purpose is to help every child get access to education which is a fundamental to driving social change. It’s the first step to help the kids to learn and become independent.”
Vodafone passionately works towards the betterment of people and is also committed to achieve the highest standards in Health Safety & Wellbeing (HSW). As part of this initiative, Vodafone team also organised a session with the kids for spreading awareness on Health Safety and Wellbeing. Basic Traffic rules ‘how to cross the road, wearing your seat belt while driving, importance of staying within speed limits, significance of helmet for rider and pillion, etc were discussed with the kids.
About Vodafone India
Vodafone India is a 100% fully owned subsidiary of the Vodafone Group Plc. with operations across the country serving over 200 million customers (over 107 million in rural areas). Commencing operations in 2007, Vodafone is today India’s largest foreign direct investor, with a robust, award winning business and committed for the long term. Vodafone Business Services serves the needs of enterprises and government by providing total telecommunications (Voice and Data) solutions across mobility and wireline platforms. Our mobile wallet, M-Pesa is a unique and innovative money transfer service from Vodafone that fosters financial inclusion.
Committed to optimizing the near ubiquitous reach of mobile telephony to address national developmental priorities, the Vodafone Foundation partners is actively engaged in community development initiatives especially in the domains of m-Women, m-Agriculture, m-Education and Disaster Relief. Building on its global experience and expertise, an outreach across India and offering a comprehensive portfolio of technologies- 2G, 3G & 4G, Vodafone is uniquely positioned to actualize the vision of Digital India.
Globally, Vodafone is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 56 more, and has fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of 30 June 2016, Vodafone had 465 million mobile customers and 13.7 million fixed broadband customers. For more information, please visit: www.vodafone.com.