Chennai, October 13, 2016: Aspire Systems – a leading global technology services firm has announced its partnership with Bhumi – one of India’s largest independent non-profit organizations for ‘IGNITE’, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility programme. IGNITE is aimed at providing supplementary education for subjects including Computer Science, Mathematics and Science for under-privileged children belonging to Class 9 and above, living in shelter homes and community centers. Aspire Systems will be providing supplementary education in Computer Science for over 300 children in and around Chennai, this year.
“Aspire Systems strongly believes in giving back to the society and we are privileged to be part of IGNITE Program by Bhumi. Education is the backbone of a child’s general development, and it is a constitutional right to receive quality education. Furthermore, our employees are excited to be part of this noble cause towards providing quality education”, said Sathappan S, Head – Corporate Social Responsibility, Aspire Systems.
Commenting on the partnership, Dr. Prahalathan KK, Co-founder, Bhumi said, “Computer Science is one of the most basic, yet vital subjects that every student should learn today. We are glad to partner with one of the leading global technology services company like Aspire Systems to help these children achieve their dreams.”
Aspire Systems and Bhumi have collaborated on various occasions in the past; the ‘Joy to the World’ project by Bhumi was one such initiative in April 2016, where Aspire employees picked up wish cards written by children and donated gifts that were distributed at Ramakrishna Mission Home in Mylapore. Furthermore, in July 2016, Aspire Systems and Bhumi teamed up to paint the Seva Samajam Children’s Home in Pallipattu, as part of the project BALA (Building As a Learning Aid).