MUMBAI: Miracle Foundation, a non-profit organization based in New Delhi and the US has announced its association with Dell. As a part of the association, Dell will be extending their support to the children without parental care at Miracle Foundation under their “Giving back” program.
Miracle Foundation India ensures that children without parental care in India receives all their rights: food, clean water, healthcare and education—all in a stable, loving, nurturing environment. The foundation is currently supporting 26 children’s homes, supporting thousands of children across India from the hinterlands of Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Kerala, and Madhya Pradesh to the far-flung areas of Tripura.
Aimed towards improving the lives of children without parents, Dell under the “Giving back” program provides a strong framework to enable and encourage their employees to provide support to the charitable causes and non-profit organizations.
At Dell, volunteering in social projects is provided to employees for volunteerism. To drive this, Dell has a structure of employee ambassadors representing different businesses and teams across all the cities and sites. These ambassadors are supported by the CSR head for the region.
The senior business leaders and leaders at each of the Dell sites in India are passionately engaged in community service with the goal of achieving the corporate goal of 75% employee participation by 2020.
As a part of the “Giving back” initiative, Dell is contributing to Miracle’s goal by providing:
- Library books and shelves in 5 children homes from Maharashtra and Telangana.
- Painting the library at one of the homes in Maharashtra.
- Support for 14 bicycles for the school going children who used to travel up to 2 kilometers on foot otherwise
- This quarter, 17 employees have come together and contributed 6 desktops, wall fans and lockers for 150 children.
Speaking on the association with Dell, Caroline Boudreaux, Founder of Miracle Foundation, said, “We are excited about our association and would like to thank Dell for their amazing support. Associating with Dell will help us in generating a huge impact in the lives of children without parental care. It is another step in our journey and I wish all the luck to our association with Dell in making world a better place for children to live in.
At Dell, we believe in effectively using our capabilities to do good for society, community and our planet, and volunteerism is a significant part of these efforts. Our collaboration with Miracle Foundation demonstrates how we can build on our strengths to make a positive impact. Children are the future of this country and deserve the opportunity to learn and be nurtured to reach their full potential and achieve their dreams” says, Rajeev Kapoor, Vice President – Finance, Dell EMC
Krishnakumar Iyer, Project Program Consultant at Dell said, “Working with charitable and/or non-profit associations engaged in transformation of lives of the disadvantaged and less privileged has been enlightening. The contributions to their smile, learning, knowledge, both from a personal perspective and collectively by representing Dell, through the “giving back to society” programs, has taken the engagement, passion to the next level. The enthusiasm, eagerness to learn, the excitement, both face to face or far away, of children, youth, aged alike, through Dell’s Giving Programs, cannot be explained in words. It has to be experienced. The various organizations involved in this path of transformation augurs well for the future generation of India”.