Smile Foundation has actively worked towards uplifting the children from underserved communities. It also focuses on women and families as a whole. Read more Its core focus areas are education, health, livelihood support, skill development and women empowerment. It considers these factors as the major pillars for proper growth and development of the child & families. Its work also highlights the importance of creating a better tomorrow, empowering youth and self-sufficient women by addressing all these factors around their lives. It practices a lifecycle approach that addresses the basic needs of an individual and the community at large- health, education & livelihood. Smile Foundation has been recognised by ICSI for rendering valuable services under Social Responsibility, won awards for NGO Leadership & Excellence Award and Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Award by ABP News in 2014 and 2015 respectively and has won other awards which include Quality Initiative Mission Award 2013. Smile Foundation has been accredited with GlobalGiving which is an international organisation that provides funds to support groups delivering help to the needy.
Children from poor communities find it difficult to access good education, women, don't have networks to connect to other women for support to get their healthcare and other issues resolved and youth suffer due to lack of skills and employment.
Smile Foundation follows a lifecycle approach to implement multiple welfare programmes which are focussed on providing education to children, healthcare to families besides empowering women and imparting skill based training to youth to enable gainful employment.
- Skill Development
- Health & Family Welfare
- Vocational Training
- Women Empowerment
- Informal Education
- Teacher Training
- Girl Child
It has reached out to more than 2000 villages through 400-plus programmes across 25 states.
HealthHyderabad, Surat, Chennai, North Delhi, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Gurgaon, Pune, BangaloreDelhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Maharashtra, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal
It runs the "Smile on the Wheels" programme, a mobile hospital van that reaches out to the far-flung rural areas and slums.
It addresses the 3A issues- Accessibility, Affordability & Availability. It has catered to 15 lakhs plus beneficiaries so far.
It has also catered to the school-going children under the school health programme and has conducted several multi-speciality camps.
Livelihood & skill developmentChennai, Kanchipuram, North Delhi, North 24 Parganas, Kolkata, West Delhi, Mumbai, BangaloreMaharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Delhi
It works on improving the skill sets of the youth to match the market demand under its program called "Smile Twin E-learning Programme (STeP)".
It focuses on English proficiency, basic computer knowledge and soft skills that include communication skills, body language, personal grooming, etc that are pre-requisites in retail, hospitality and BPO sectors.
Women EmpowermentTamil Nadu, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh
Runs "Swabhiman"- a programme for women empowerment that aims to guide adolescent girls & women on their healthcare issues and consider themselves as a priority, it guides them on their reproductive health rights, looks into their education and actively involves their male counterparts in the process.
EducationBangalore, Hyderabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Darjeeling, Mumbai, Chennai, JammuChhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, Tripura, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal
It runs a national-level program called "Mission Education" which was started in 2002. The Foundation's work on education focuses on pre-school (3-6 years), non-formal education for those that are not going to school (6-14 years ), Remedial Education for the school going students (6-14 years) and bridge course for the dropouts(14-18 years).
Under this programme, it has reached out to 2 lakhs+ children through 240 Mission Education Centres, several students have been mainstreamed in the formal schools and a larger percentage of beneficiaries are girls.
Response During DisasterBihar, Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Maharashtra, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu
Smile Foundation actively works to provide relief during a disaster to children and families. It also helps them rebuild their lives and provides them support with education, healthcare and livelihood.
It has been part of disaster response during the tsunami, Kashmir Earthquake, Maharashtra floods, Bihar floods, Kerala Flood, Masoodpur Fire and Uttarakhand floods.
Children sensitizedYear-wise Metrics
- 2015 718020
- 2016 1200000
- 2017 1300000
- 2018 1000000
- 2019 1700000
Schools coveredYear-wise Metrics
- 2015 2200
- 2016 5000
- 2017 5500
- 2018 3500
- 2019 4400
VO ID / Darpan IDDL/2017/0167574
CSR Registration Number
161 B/4, 3rd Floor, Gulmohar House, Yusuf Sarai Community Centre
Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai
West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi
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