Sports Meet For Underprivileged Kids By Global Logic Concludes Successfully
Noida, November 18, 2016: GlobalLogic today hosted the ‘GlobalLogic Foundation Sports Meet’ for schools and kids associated with them. The occasion symbolized the company’s commitment to providing the basic and remedial education to underprivileged children while striving to achieve excellence in everything the company pursues. The activity was kicked off by, Anu Agarwal, Bollywood Actor and Founder of the ‘Anu Agarwal Foundation’ along with Sumit Sood, APAC Head and Managing Director, GlobalLogic India at the Noida stadium.
GlobalLogic Foundation lined up a number of exciting sports and recreational activities through an inter school game competition such as Sprint Race, Relay Race, Sack Race, tug of war amongst others. This initiative is an extension to GlobalLogic Foundation’s focus on child education. GlobalLogic Foundation last year adopted and partnered with 3 schools in NCR to work towards education for the lesser privileged. Next, they are working in Nagpur, Hyderabad and Bangalore on similar front. The Sports Meet held today was attended by participating schools including Om Foundation School, Swami Vivekananda Shiksha Sanstha, Ank GlobalLogic Learning center and GlobalLogic employees.
The sports activity began with a Yoga session and saw participation by a large number of school kids. The initiative filled in the hearts of audiences with the spirit of sportsmanship and unity. The umbrella activity of sports competition, FunYoga session and the finale dance were the main attraction of the mega event.
Anu Agarwal was the guest of honour and gave away the medals to the winners and applauded with great pride.
GlobalLogic APAC Head and Managing Director, Sumit Sood opened the ceremony by welcoming the company’s different business groups and participating schools with an inaugural note. “It is indeed encouraging to see school kids and employees come together in large numbers to share their common commitment towards promoting a culture of wellness and fitness through sports,” said Mr. Sumit Sood.
“Over the years, GlobalLogic Foundation has been instrumental in leading initiatives designed to strengthen the communities where we do business and we aim towards doing the same consistently. The aim of this sports meet is to motivate the kids, impact lives, improve education, bring in sportsman spirit and ultimately create employability for over 1100+ children in these schools,” he added further.
The occasion was graced by Anu Agarwal, author, actor and founder of the ‘Anu Agarwal Foundation’ which works with kids from low income groups and encourages fitness and healthy living lifestyle. Commenting on the initiative, Anu appreciated the efforts of GlobalLogic in successfully initiating such impactful projects. She also pointed out how sports lays a strong foundation in one’s life while highlighting a new research which suggests that empowerment of sportsmen can be achieved through yoga.
“I have done a successful research on the positive impact FunYoga with underprivileged kids and I am glad to share this with the GlobalLogic Foundation children today. I also want to share joy, optimism and confidence with the children in Noida through the GlobalLogic initiative which I am excited to be associated with,”she added.
School children and GlobalLogic employees witnessed and participated in the activities in huge numbers. The exciting day was later concluded by prize distribution. The organisation also shared their gratitude for being able to be a part of such initiatives which promote good cause and improve lives through social cause.