Kolkata, 10th February 2020: Hope Kolkata Foundation along with the Rotary Club of Calcutta Innercity organized Rozgar II, a special program with the aim to strengthen people’s livelihood for sustainable economic and community development at Amar Deep Sangh, Sodepur, Kalitala. This noble initiative was supported by Century Ply in the esteemed presence of Rtn. Ajay Agarwal, District Governor and First Lady Mamta Agarwal and Ms Geeta Venkadakrishnan, Director, Hope Kolkata Foundation. The occasion was graced by several other dignitaries, Mr Navarun Sen, President, Panel Business, and Mr SandipKar, CSR and Admin. At the programme, fifteen beneficiaries from different sections of the society like rag pickers, maidservants and flower sellers among which ten were women and five men, were given cycle vans to generate greater income and bring about positive change in their livelihood.
Unemployment is a relevant issue in the current socio-economic scenario globally. Hope Kolkata Foundation believes that providing means of employment helps not just economically but also improves chances for a better life for them. Humans are social beings, in society since the birth till the end of life people move ahead with the help of the said society, so it is very important to remember to always extend a helping hand and encouragement towards the less fortunate members of the society.
Speaking on the occasion, Geeta Venkadakrishnan, Director, Hope Kolkata Foundation, said, ‘Hope Kolkata Foundation always works towards the empowerment and betterment of the underprivileged and marginalized members of the society. With today’s program, we have taken another step towards strengthening sustainable economic and community development. We hope with today’s initiative we are able to help not just the fifteen beneficiaries but fifteen families achieve a better life.’
Hope Kolkata Foundation works relentlessly to provide means of a better life and secure future to not only underprivileged children but also marginalized members of the society, Rozgar II is just another one of their many initiatives to accomplish their goal.
About Hope Kolkata Foundation: Hope Kolkata Foundation strives to create a just and equitable society where people can live a quality life with dignity. Hope Kolkata Foundation (HKF) was established in February 1999 for the protection and development of children on the street and in difficult circumstances. It is now a registered Irish Charity with offices in Ireland, India, the UK, Germany and the USA. Hope operates over 60 projects in and around Kolkata through 13 local implementation partner organizations