The 10th Annual Motif Charity Walk – 2012 held in Ahmedabad

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AHMEDABAD: Motif, a leading BPO and KPO services provider, organized its 10th Annual Motif Charity Walk in Ahmedabad on 12 Feb 2012. This event provides a transparent platform to individuals and companies to come together to promote health awareness and raise funds for different NGOs every year.The 5 km walk – 10 km run was flagged off from the L. D. College of Engineering ground, and passed by the B. K. School of Management, Vijay Char Rasta, Helmet Char Rasta, Blind Men’s Association, IIMA and PRL. The highlight of this year’s event was a flash mob dance that had several participants dancing enthusiastically.

The beneficiary NGOs of this year’s Charity Walk are:
Ahmedabad Women’s Action Group: Empowers women to survive, develop potential, and get social justice and equality
Avbodh Knowledge Foundation Ltd.: Rural empowerment through education, vocational opportunities and healthcare
Menaba Charitable Trust: Runs a rehabilitation centre and care shelter for physically and and/or mentally challenged girls
Unteshwari Mata Maria Trust: Runs a center for community based rehabilitation that provides inclusive education for disabled children

Kaushal Mehta, Founder and CEO, Motif, Inc. said, “I would like to thank all the participants, sponsors, media and citizens of Ahmedabad who have supported the Motif Charity Walk for the tenth consecutive year. Your support is heartwarming and reflects the spirit of giving in our city. The event is organized entirely by Motif employees, and I’m proud of their dedication and continued commitment to this initiative.”

47 companies sponsored this year’s Charity Walk to raise funds for four NGOs. A total of Rs. 49 lacs were raised this year through individual registrations, Motif’s matching contribution of Rs. 10 lacs, and sponsorship cheques written directly in the name of the NGOs. The event had 7000 participants.

This year’s sponsors include:
Principal Sponsors: Sai Infosystems (India) Limited.
Gold Sponsors: Khushi Advertising, Safal Group, Anonymous, Simulations
Silver Sponsors: Havmor, Tanishq, Cambay, Synthesis Spac Links, Shanti Asiatic School, Shanti Business School, Ratnamani Metal and Tubes, Aloha, Spec India, Savvy- Kensville
Bronze Sponsors: Wagh Bakri, Control Case, QX, Bank of Baroda, Elite Core, Gujarat Kidney and Stone Foundation, The Ahmedabad Merchantile Co-operative Bank Limited, The Travel Centre, IP Wizz
Associate Sponsors: Aava, Info Strech, Jade Blue, Hazira LNG and Port, Manubhai Zaveri, Naukri.com, Sugar Free, Wide Angle, World Phone, New Arbuda Builders, Spin Academy, Claris, Pest Control Enterprises, Spectra, Yuva Unstoppable, Dr. Jyoti Anil Parikh, Easy Transcription and Software Pvt. Ltd., Wizz Tech, Pino Bisazza, Bitscape, Alpha One, IFFCO
Print Partner: Times Ascent
Radio Partner: Radio Mirchi

Motif, Inc. is a global Business Process Outsourcing and Knowledge Process Outsourcing service provider with delivery centers in India, Philippines and Costa Rica. Headquartered in California, Motif’s services include Customer Support, Online Fraud Prevention, Social Media Research, Business Services and Analytics. Motif services Fortune 500 and mid-market companies in the e-Commerce, Retail, Travel and Financial Services verticals across Europe, the United States and Asia. Motif is an ISO/IEC 27001:2005 and PCI-DSS certified company. It is also one of the few PCMM level 3 accredited BPO companies in the world.

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