Pune, July 14, 2021: Grand Maratha Foundation (GMF), a non-governmental organisation has collaborated with Sau. Sindhutai Sapkal’s ‘The Mother Global Foundation’ to support the latter’s plans to construct orphanages and provide groceries to many beneficiaries via an initial donation of approximately Rs. 50 lakhs intended for over 650 orphans and others. The collaboration will undertake the provision of monthly groceries worth approximately Rs. 2,50,000 per centre, and feeding nearly 500 cows under The Mother Global Foundation.
With a mutual goal to encourage higher education, more than 200 farmers’ children have been already funded and recruited in private offices by GMF. GMF will also provide computers for online education and skill development to The Mother Global Foundation. As additional support, GMF will not only take responsibility for feeding every orphan who is taken into The Mother Global Foundation, but also provide support in administrative areas.
Speaking about the collaboration, Rohit Shelatkar, Film Producer & Founder, Grand Maratha Foundation said, “Our purpose behind Grand Maratha Foundation is very similar to Sau. Sindhutai Sapkal’s The Mother Global Foundation. Providing nutritious meals, promoting education to mobilize self-dependence, supporting farmers and rehabilitation of women has created a mutual ground for us. As this is collaboration has no bounds, we are delighted to support Sau. Sindhutai in her noble work with a hope for the betterment of society.”
Dr. Sindhutai Sapkal is widely known for her work in raising orphaned children in India and was conferred the Padma Shri in 2021 in the Social Work category. Expressing her gratitude about the collaboration said, "During these unprecedented times, Rohit Shelatkar’s Grand Maratha Foundation has given us the much needed support to seamlessly carry out our work for over 650 troubled and famished orphans, almost 500 cows, and other animals across Maharashtra. I am proud of Rohit's generous and selfless association that will now help all those under The Mother Global Foundation roof and give them the life they truly deserve."
About Grand Maratha Foundation:
Grand Maratha Foundation provides all-round educational support to farmers, including lessons on fair pricing to efficient distribution and modern techniques so as to empower the farmers in creating a better livelihood for them and break the vicious circle of debt and poverty. With a special focus on Vidarbha, Grand Maratha Foundation also provides financial help to empower the farmers by providing their children with the best education. The Foundation has also spurred allied activities in the agrarian and rural sector which involves widows, providing them a means for earning their livelihood. They have also introduced and encouraged e-Learning through the donation of computers to schools. The Foundation is active in the regions of Akola, Amravati, Yavatmal, Chandrapur, and Nagpur in Maharashtra taking care of all-round development of farmers and their families. The aim is to get farmers be future-ready by minimizing the operational glitches and empowering them to live a better life.
A/c name: GRAND MARATHA FOUNDATION
Bank name: HDFC BANK
Bank Account No.: 50200030319170
Branch Name: TALAO PALI THANE