On 30th September 2016 Indian International Airline Company Jet Airways made a remarkable contribution towards child development and education. The company on September 30, donated 5 million JPMiles to two NGOs namely Nanhi Kali and Save The Children India. These donations of airtime were made as an effort to boost the work of these two NGOs who work for the charitable cause of promoting the development and education of children in India. Besides the miles an additional monetary donation which are directly proportional to 608000 JPMiles was also made by the Jet Privilege members.
On the occasion of this event Manish Dureja, the Managing Director of Jet Privilege handed over the cheque to the related authorities of the NGOs. From Nanhi Kali, the CEO Sheetal Mehta attended the function. To represent Save The Children India Mana Shetty was present. The event was conducted at Mumbai at a school run by Save The Children India.
Manish Dureja, Managing Director, JetPrivilege, said, “By collaborating with ‘Nanhi Kali’ and ‘Save The Children India’, we support their cause of providing education to children from weaker sections of the society and enabling them to achieve their dreams. To celebrate the milestone of 5 million members, we thought of partnering with ‘Nanhi Kali’ and ‘Save The Children India’ to prioritize the well-being of children in Indian communities and schools.”
On one hand, where Jet Privilege has a history of helping such organizations and participating in such commendable works, the two organizations also have a notable charitable record. Nanhi Kali is focused on helping the girl child of the deprived families. The organization works in order to provide the best educational facilities to the girls of underprivileged families by the means of academic support and social support. The organization Save The Children India works on empowering the underprivileged children and women by providing them all round facilities including education, jobs, and health.