Avasar – Opportunity Foundation Trust, has been retained by Expeditors International India Pvt Ltd, Headquartered in Gurgaon, NCR, India – a 100% subsidiary of Expeditors International (http://www.expeditors.com) – a Fortune 500 Global Logistics Leader, headquartered at Seattle, Washington, USA to be its implementation agency for its CSR Policy.
Following are the Projects under the CSR Program :
Driving Digital Literacy
As a part of this partnership, Avasar is establishing a number of computer labs in government schools, to begin with at Bangalore, followed by similar facilities at Chennai, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Gurgaon. Avasar will also run these labs as ‘Avasar Learning Centres’ to ‘Drive Digital Literacy’ by conducting Microsoft’s Digital Literacy Curriculum for the benefit of not only the school students but also members of the local communities. Each Lab is built using refurbished and certified computers and the school is provided with all related infrastructure like UPS, internet capability, projector etc and in some cases an instructor is also appointed at these labs by Avasar.
Driving Science Literacy
‘Driving Science Literacy’ is a compliment to the computer lab program and involves deployment of Micro Labs for Physics, Chemistry and Biology designed by NCERT. 10 Schools in rural Bangalore received the science labs at a cost of Rs.16 Lakhs in FY 2016-17.
Making Graduates Employable
Avasar Leadership Academy’s at all above location will offer LEAP – Learning Employment Abilities Programs. We will use both online and instructor led medium to conduct these sessions. Our focus will continue to remain offering these opportunities to young, underprivileged women. Pilot Centre is opening up in Bangalore on March 18th, 2016.
Avasar Program now features on BSE Sammaan, a platform to bring together NGO’s and Corporate’s on a common platform to identify each other for CSR Policy execution. Please visit http://www.bsesammaan.com to locate us there.
Write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org is you would like to discuss implementing your CSR Program through us. We will be happy to assist.
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