Applied Materials Foundation Supports SOS Children’s Village of India
The Applied Materials Foundation extended its support of SOS Children’s Villages of India by sponsoring family homes for 30 children, an 18 seater school bus and solar lights for the main avenue of the village. The solar streetlights will provide clean, highly energy efficient and economical lightto the village campus.
The Applied Materials Foundation’s support of SOS Children’s Villages of India is part of its commitment to civic development initiatives thatsupport innovative uses of renewal energy with a special focus onunderserved communities as well as basic needs. Through our commitmentof making a positive social contribution, the company is working tobuild a more sustainable and bright future around the world.
The main objective of the SOS Children’s Villages of India is to help homeless children by giving them a family, home and a strong foundation for an independent and secure life. At SOS Children’s VillageBangalore, 368 children have found a new home, of which 63 children arealready leading a settled life. The remaining children are living in asecure environment with a loving family. An SOS mother who looks afterten children at any given time, showers them with warmth, love and careas the head of each family unit.
Applied Materials and the Applied Materials Foundation are committedto investing in meaningful social causes in communities in which itoperates. The concept of SOS addresses a very critical aspect ofbringing up children – that of providing them inclusive growth.
Applied Materials India has been involved with SOS Children’sVillages for more than two years and the main objective of thiscollaboration has been to relentlessly support nutrition, health and the education of children.
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