Smile Foundation is one of the leading NGOs of India which acts as a Social Venture Philanthropist. It promotes the universal education among underprivileged children and plays instrumental role in creating the process for embracing these children into mainstream society. It looks to facilitate the children into becoming productive assets, and generate the groundwork for nation building. Some of the programs run by Smile Foundation NGO are mentioned below.
Mission Education – Mission Education refers to a national level programme that focuses on providing the basic education for underprivileged children and youth. Smile philosophy stresses on the need of quality education for the people to make them better human beings.
Smile on Wheels is a healthcare program that is operated by well-equipped medical van and a medical team comprising of specialized doctors, medical staff, nurses, equipments and medicines. It makes tour to the identified villages and slums in a methodical manner. This van covers the rural or slum areas in neighbourhood region where there is lack of governmental health care facilities. Each unit covers the area up to 25 kms from its centre and they make visits to 2-3 villages daily in a regular manner. The mobile hospitals offer preventive and curative medical expertise for the needy children and women who are residing in remote rural areas and urban slums.
Smile Twin e-Learning Programme (STeP) is an effort by smile foundation towards generating a team of employable youth belonging to underprivileged section by enhancing their skill as per the market requirements. The programme intends to prepare the urban underprivileged youth with skills in Basic Computer Education and Soft Skills, English Proficiency, for increasing their prospects of employment in fast growing industries like BPO and ITES, retail, hospitality.
Swabhiman is an initiative of Smile Foundation that is focussed for lifting the pride and dignity for our girl. This program enables the women to realize their complete potential by enhancing their self esteem in every sphere of life including home, office or community.