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Wrestler Ravi Dahiya To Promote Children’s Education

Dahiya has been an Asian and world champion wrestler and an Olympic medalist

Commonwealth Games 2022 champion Ravi Kumar Dahiya has joined hands with Smile Foundation to promote children’s education through the latter’s ‘Shiksha Na Ruke’ nation-wide campaign.

Access to education, comprehension and uninterrupted learning are crucial for under-privileged children to hope for a brighter future. Ensuring education for all, ‘Shiksha Na Ruke’ initiative of Smile Foundation aims at bringing dropped-out children back to school and enabling uninterrupted learning through access to resources needed for their education. Over just the past year, the initiative has impacted the lives of 150,000 underprivileged children across 240 Mission Education centres by Smile Foundation across India.

“I am overjoyed to team up with an organisation like Smile Foundation that is reaching out to children and women across rural India and helping them grow. As a sportsperson, I motivate children to dream big and have faith in the power of education," Dahiya said.

Dahiya has been an Asian and world champion wrestler and an Olympic medalist. He won the gold medal in the Men's Freestyle 57 kg category in the recently held Commonwealth Games 2022.

Smile Foundation is an Indian development organisation directly benefiting over 1.5 million children and families every year through more than 400 welfare projects on education, healthcare, livelihood and women empowerment spread across 2,000 villages and urban slums in 26 states.



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