New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Ravishing Raveena Tandon, who has in the past worked towards uplifting the lives underprivileged girls, joined hands with P&G Shiksha to make a difference to the lives of children in Delhi and the National Capital Region.
Having built and supported over 450 schools till date that will impact the lives of over 8,00,000 underprivileged children, P&G's flagship Corporate Social Responsibility programme P&G Shiksha believes in the motto 'Padhega India, Badhega India'.
Now in its 12th year, P&G Shiksha launched 'Shiksha Superheroes', a campaign to acknowledge consumers, the real-life superheroes who make a simple brand choice of buying P&G products and contribute to the cause impacting the lives of thousands of underprivileged children.
Joining the movement this year, Raveena donned the avatar of 'Shiksha Superhero' for the students of P&G Shiksha School here. She emphasised the importance of education in the lives of children.
The actress also shared her school memories with the children and was very impressed with the confidence, intelligence and exuberance shown by them.
"This is my first year of partnering with P&G Shiksha, and it felt amazing to interact with these kids who are really talented and have a bright future ahead of them," Raveena said.
"I firmly believe that education is a basic right of every child and it is heartening to see a campaign like P&G Shiksha enabling education for underprivileged children and helping them realises their dreams, and providing them a better standard of living," said the actress.
In Delhi-NCR itself, P&G Shiksha has built and supported about four schools and impacted more than 535 children.
In the past, P&G Shiksha has received generous support from celebrities such as Anupam Kher, John Abraham, Abhay Deol, Farah Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Sameera Reddy, Huma Qureshi, Sushmita Sen, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Sharmila Tagore and more.