On the occasion of Independence Day, Triumph Motorcycles, has partnered with Smile Foundation andwill ride to support the cause of girl child education. Triumph, the iconic British Motorcycle manufacturer,which is closing 2000 customers in India, is going to Ride for Freedom across all twelve dealerships in the country.
As part of the 'Ride for Freedom' campaign each participating Triumph Rider will also take a pledge of donating a sum ranging from Rs. 500 to Rs. 4,200 that will provide for education expenses of a girl child through Smile Foundation.Smile Foundation is a national level development organization reaching out to more than 300,000 children directly along with their families and the communities through welfare projects on the issues of education, healthcare, livelihood, women empowerment and advocacy across 25 states of India. Adopting a life cycle approach of development, Smile Foundation focuses its interventions on children, their families and the community.
Speaking on the occasion,Mr. Vimal Sumbly, Managing Director, Triumph Motorcycles Indiasaid,Girls are still not allowed to right for education in many parts of India. True Independence is when all citizens can enjoy all the fundamental rights of our country. As India enters into its 69 years of Independence, Triumph Motorcycle owners will Ride their bikes to pledge for this Freedom. He further added, In Smile Foundation, we found that perfect partner who felt the same for the girl child in India and we hope that this small contribution will be a catalyst to encourage others towards providing elementary education to the girl child.
The Ride for Freedom will take place in major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, Kochi, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Indore, and Jaipur. The rides will be flagged off from the Triumph Dealership of the respective cities and will culminate back at the dealerships.
Source : MotorOctane