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Amazon launches its fourth community centre in Haryana

ANI | Updated: Sep 26, 2018 18:28 IST

New Delhi [India], Sep 26 (ANI): With the vision of 'Creating Opportunities and Transforming lives', Amazon has partnered with American Indian Foundation (AIF) to establish and launch a Community Resource Centre.
The Centre will benefit the members of two villages, Bhora Kalan, the largest village of Gurugram district of Haryana and Binola Village. Based on the needs of the local community, Amazon Cares has designed programs to impact and enhance the lives of more than 14,000 people in the community in the three areas of education, health and hygiene and women empowerment.
"We hope our regular workshops, training and awareness programs will help us engage with them effectively and will play a key role in their growth and development," said VP, India Customer Fulfilment, Amazon India, Akhil Saxena.
The Education initiative focuses on creating opportunities and enabling access to quality education for the community children. The Centre works with the government schools and the local community to address the gaps and challenges within the education system. Different activities will be organized for the students of Government Boys and Girls Primary School, Bhora Kalan through the Learning Resource Centre set up inside the school premises.
With a focus to provide underprivileged women and youth with skill training and access to formal employment opportunities, the centre will provide Computer Training and Basic English and Communications. Additionally, the Women Empowerment program will also provide vocational training on Tailoring and Stitching.
Amazon Cares demonstrates the philosophy of being 'good neighbors' through the activities undertaken in areas where Amazon India operates. The Company imbibes this philosophy to empower and engage its employees, customers, sellers, local communities and other stakeholders in its contributions to create opportunities and transform lives. (ANI)