First American India (FAI) Employees'
Day Out with Annapoorna Children
April 6, 2018
The senior leadership and employees from First American (FAI) India, Hyderabad visited the government school at Bowenpally and interacted with the school children during the Annapoorna Breakfast Service session. Birthdays of April-born children were celebrated.
The FAI team - headed by Mr Raghu Poolapalli, Director, and Nandini Kuruganti - had a very satisfying and joyful experience with the children. Leela Nayani from Annapoorna hosted them and presented them with souvenirs from Annapooorna.
A Word of Encouragement Goes a Long Way
April 2, 2018
Annapoorna met Mr. Sudipto Sen Gupta and Mr. Sriram Kumar from Fanuc India Private Limited. The company has been supporting Annapoorna's social cause to alleviate child hunger and serving daily breakfast to needy school children, by extending their support to provide nutritious breakfast to six rural schools in Chikkaballapur district.
A year back, the Annapoorna team met them the first time and introduced them to the flagship Annapoorna Breakfast Programme which was then benefitting needy school children across 150 schools.
During the meeting, they encouraged Annapoorna to address the malnutrition challenge at more rural schools. In today's meeting, Annapoorna shared its joy by informing them of the big leap in Annapoorna's current outreach to over 1500 schools. Further, Annapoorna explained about its holistic approach of including multiple aspects in the areas of nutrition, healthcare, potable water and sanitation for government schools and villages.
Annapoorna and IFIM B School Combine Efforts for Course on
Integrated Rural Development (IRD)
March 29, 2018
IRD programme, ideated by Annapoorna, is a unique way of engaging college students in community service, especially in villages, in order to give the students a first-hand experience of working with rural communities.
Prior to this, Annapoorna successfully completed the IRD Programme at Nagarjuna College of Engineering and Technology this academic year over two semesters for 300 students. However, the course for the post graduate students of IFIM Business School will be of a faster format of two weeks from April 3 to 14, 2018. This programme is included as a part of the semester curriculum for the post graduate students. Seven of these post graduate students will be part of this programme.