The former India batsman has determined to ring in his thirty fourth birthday on November 27 with a sequence of philanthropic actions in affiliation along with his NGO, the Gracia Raina Foundation (GRF), named after his daughter, and Yuva Unstoppable
Former India cricketer Suresh Raina has pledged to construct sanitation and consuming water services at 34 authorities colleges throughout Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and NCR.
Raina, who retired from worldwide cricket on August 15 this 12 months, has determined to ring in his thirty fourth birthday on November 27 with a sequence of philanthropic actions in affiliation along with his NGO, the Gracia Raina Foundation (GRF), named after his daughter.
According to a press release, the initiative will guarantee well being and hygiene to over 10,000 youngsters learning in these colleges.
Raina, alongside along with his spouse Priyanka, a co-founder of the inspiration, kicked off his birthday week by inaugurating the upgraded consuming water facility, separate bathrooms for girls and boys, hand washing, dish washing space and sensible lecture rooms at Govt Composite Middle School, Noor Nagar Sihani, Ghaziabad as a part of the joint challenge of Gracia Raina Foundation and Yuva Unstoppable.
The couple additionally donated ration kits to 500 moms from underprivileged backgrounds.
“It brings me immense joy to celebrate my 34th birthday with this initiative. Every child deserves quality education, this includes their right to have access to safe and clean drinking water and toilet facilities in schools.
“I hope we can contribute to this with Gracia Raina Foundation collaborating with Yuva Unstoppable,” Raina mentioned.
“It is truly humbling to see the upgraded facilities benefiting thousands of kids. This is an excellent start and we look forward to transforming many more schools in the future.
“There was no better way I could have celebrated my birthday, it was a truly heartwarming experience.”
The year-long initiative might be executed in collaboration with Amitabh Shah’s Yuva Unstoppable. Apart from the hygiene and sanitation services, Raina’s philanthropic endeavour pays particular emphasis to Right AGE, an adolescent reproductive and sexual well being programme which might be rolled out in all of the 34 colleges, the discharge said.
The basis may even set up higher entry to sensible lessons for the scholars in these colleges, it added.
The former participant from Uttar Pradesh can be an envoy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat initiative.
Through the Gracia Raina Foundation, he’ll spearhead the Right Age Programme for adolescent ladies and also will impart scientific data by reproductive well being workshops.
The couple may even carefully work with the scholars in 4 colleges of their hometown Muradnagar.