Rajit B Mittal Running Airtel Delhi Half Marathon for BHARTI FOUNDATION ADHM 2012
“Let us join in bridging the education divide and make quality education accessible to underprivileged children in rural India so as to make them employable and give them an opportunity to participate in India’s growth story.
Bharti strongly believes in giving back to the society and through its philanthropic arm the Bharti Foundation is reaching out to over 38,000 underprivileged children and youth in India.
At Bharti, we have identified education as a key building block for India’s development and an area that needs intervention. Over 40 million children are still out of school and a sustained effort in this area is the need of the hour. With this thought to further champion the cause we the next generation of the Bharti family have come together to adopt a school in our personal capacity. As part of this endeavor, we would be raising funds personally, through our network of friends, relatives and partners at this year’s Airtel Delhi Half Marathon.
About: BHARTI FOUNDATION, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises was established in 2000 with a vision "To help underprivileged children and young people of our country realize their potential". BHARTI FOUNDATION, is an organization established under the Laws of India with charitable status pursuant to a "Deed of Trust"
Cause: Formal Education, Higher Education
Vision: To help underpriviledged children and young people of our country realize their potential.
Appeal: At Bharti Enterprises, there is absolute belief in education being the most important tool for social and economic development in India. Thus, Bharti Foundation was set up in 2000 as the philanthropic arm of the Bharti Group of Companies to bridge the existing education divide and make quality education accessible to underprivileged children in rural India.
The Satya Bharti School Program is the flagship program of Bharti Foundation. Launched in 2006, this education initiative supports the pursuit for excellence and aims to set benchmarks for quality education across the country. The schools are “temples of learning, radiating knowledge and excellence for underprivileged children” and provide free quality education, with a special focus on the girl child, in the deepest rural pockets of the country. Today there are 186 primary, 62 elementary and five senior secondary schools operational across 6 states of India. Run for Bharti Foundation and support over 38,000 children in their journey of education!
Contact: Ms. Alisha Debara