Rana’s 6,000-km skating journey through India is to raise support for the education of under-privileged children, a massive problem in India. The organizations that will help us make a difference are our CSR partners - K.C. Mahindra Education Trust (for Project Nanhi Kali), Mumbai, and IIMPACT, Delhi.
Project Nanhi Kali initiated in 1996 by Mr. Anand Mahindra at the K.C. Mahindra Education Trust is India’s largest project that enables girls to complete 10 years of schooling by supporting them with extensive academic and material support while enabling a conducive girl-friendly ecosystem around them. The purpose of the project is to curtail the high dropout rate prevalent amongst school girls in India, while ensuring that girls attend school with dignity and attain quality education. Since 2005, the project has been jointly managed by the K.C. Mahindra Education Trust and Naandi Foundation.To know more about Nanhi Kali, click here.
IIMPACT addresses the cause of girl-child education in rural, backward and under-privileged parts of India without any biases towards religion, caste, community and social standing. Their mission is to mobilize and motivate pre-teen, non-school-going girls from socially and economically backward areas in India, and make them functionally literate through quality primary education. For IIMPact, funds will be directed towards their learning centers.
To know more about IIMPACT, click here.
What does “good touch and bad touch” mean? Would you like your community to learn more about it? Rana Uppalapati and Titan will be spreading the word about this crucial difference among an audience of over 6 lakh people with the help of Young Indians.
Young Indians (Yi) is an integral part of CII, formed in 2002 as a pan-India platform for young Indians to realize the dream of a developed nation. Under the Yi pillar of Nation Building, Project "Masoom" was conceived by CII Young Indians.
"Masoom" was launched with an objective to spread awareness about Child Sexual Abuse. This is done by working with children, parents, teachers and the public through workshops, rallies and campaigns. It is the project's mission is to ignite a movement for creating an environment where all children can grow up healthy and whole.