The Body Shop & Vivek Oberoi for SHE - Support Her Education
The Body Shop has started a year long campaign, S.H.E. Support Her Education, with aim of raising funds to educate 100 girls in need, in association with Food for Life Vrindavan (FFLV).
Actor, Vivek Oberoi helped launch this campaign at The Body Shop located in Select Citywalk, New Delhi on Friday, March 7th, 2014.
Speaking on the occasion, Vivek Oberoi said, “Educating girls and young women is not only one of the biggest moral challenges of our country, it is also a necessary investment for a peaceful and poverty-free world. I feel privileged to be associated with this campaign and I’m thrilled to partner with an ethical and socially conscious brand such as The Body Shop."
When stocking up on your beauty loot from The Body Shop, all you need to do is donate Rs. 10 along with your purchase in order to make a contribution. These funds will support the education, food & healthcare of 100 underprivileged girls.
Food for Life Vrindavan(FFLV) is a charity located in Vrindavanin. It was founded by Rupa Raghunath Das in 1990. The service began with small-scale evening meal distribution to the street kids and currently they are running a number of projects. Their focus, however, has always been educating girls.
Currently they have 2 running schools with about 1200 girls attending. The school provides for everything essential for these girls to learn, grow and reach their full potential. Apart from teaching a syllabus recognized by UP government, the girls have a wide variety of extra circulars to pick from.
They teach various dance forms (Kathak, Contemporary, Oddissi, Folk), singing, musical instruments (Harmonium, Tabla, Mridangam), karate, stitching, embroidery, drawing, art and henna etc.