MUMBAI: “Sambhav” the CSR division of Gitanjali Gems joined hands with the Social Service League (SSL) a voluntary organization functioning from within St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai comprising student members concerned about socially relevant issues since the past 60 years.
“Gitanjali Gems ltd is glad to be associated with the SSL which influences the leaders of tomorrow to care. Involvement in these projects has a deep lasting effect on the student volunteers, which gives them the courage to exhibit love, empathize with the underprivileged, and take the necessary steps to make a difference.” Mayuri Asar, Senior Manager – Corporate Social Responsibility, Gitanjali Gems Ltd said INDIACSR.
This group of has spread awareness among the students and brings about concrete action through a variety of socially relevant projects includ annual exhibitions – on social themes, rural camps – comprising manual work, blood drives, regular visits – e.g.: to Cheshire Home (for paraplegic men), environmentally based projects and workshops on social issues
Gitanjali Gems sponsored the meals and gifts for a two days program on 8-9 January 2012 of Project Care which is a project of the Social Service League which works towards up liftmen of underprivileged children through teaching, interacting and bonding with the support of NGOs.
Children come to college and spend two fun filled days with the volunteers; each volunteer adopts a child for those two days where exhilarating experience and activities such as below are arranged recreational outings, educational excursions and games on the college campus.