Empowering Joy and Education: Walplast’s Successful CSR Event in Varanasi 


Varanasi: Walplast, in collaboration with Project Nanhi Kali through its corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm, Walplast Welfare Foundation, recently concluded a successful event in Varanasi recently. Over 30 Nanhi Kalis (young girls) from the fifth grade gathered with community associates, Walplast employees and their Channel Partners to spend the day on celebrations and learning.  

The activities planned for the day aimed not only at entertainment but also at creating lasting memories and a positive impact. Engaging games, captivating story-telling, an entertaining short movie, a challenging quiz and thoughtful gifts for the students, along with refreshing snacks, were part of the event. Notably, the event was held in a community venue, providing attendees the opportunity to witness the direct impact of such initiatives on the young kids and the community.  

“We are thrilled to have successfully organised another event that brought smiles to the faces of the young kids and created a sense of community among all participants. Education is a transformative force, and events like these leave a lasting impact. Our partnership with Nanhi Kali transcends mere philanthropy; it is an investment in the future leaders of our society. Witnessing the radiant smiles on the girl’s faces reinforces our unwavering commitment to empowering every child through education,” said Kaushal Mehta, Managing Director of Walplast.  

Aniruddha Sinha Sr. Vice President, Marketing, CSR, Toll Manufacturing & Business Head – P2P Division, shared, “It was heartwarming to see the joy and enthusiasm among the children and to witness the positive impact of efforts. This gathering reflects the company’s pledge to bridge the educational gap for underprivileged children. Through engaging activities and personal interactions, the goal is to ignite these young minds, instilling the confidence to dream big and achieve their goals. The company believes in the power of education to bring positive change, not only in the lives of these children but throughout the entire community.”  

Key highlights included engaging activities, active participation from the employees and Channel Partners’ and a meaningful school visit, allowing interaction with the students in their learning environment.  

Walplast, a manufacturer of building construction materials, has consistently acknowledged the integral link between business success and social responsibility. Their commitment transcends philanthropy, actively engaging in initiatives to enhance communities and the environment. Through this partnership, Walplast is actively contributing to positive societal change. The success of recent events underscores Walplast’s ongoing commitment to social responsibility and community engagement, showcasing its support and recognising education’s profound impacts on children’s lives and communities.  

Through this partnership, Walplast Welfare Foundation supports the education of over 816 young girls, encompassing both primary and secondary education, until March 31, 2024. These girls hail from Palghar (Maharashtra), Bharuch (Gujarat), Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), and Nashik (Maharashtra), representing a significant stride towards empowering underprivileged children with the tools they need to succeed.  

Project Nanhi Kali, established by Anand Mahindra in 1996, has been dedicated to providing comprehensive support to economically and socially disadvantaged girls enrolled in government schools across India. Over the past two decades, this project has positively impacted the lives of more than 5,50,000 girls, across 15 States of India.