Hyderabad, India - RGBSI, along with other Pratt & Whitney Suppliers, recently celebrated the dedication of a residential building for underprivileged girls with the Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust in Hyderabad, India. RGBSI was one of many companies that provided financial support for the 6,000 square foot facility. The building will provide the girls with furnished dormitories, a study center, e-learning center and playground. RGBSI’s CEO and President, Dr. Nanua Singh, was on hand to celebrate the opening of the facility on July 16, 2014.
The residence will provide local elementary age girls in need of a modern home and study resources to help them excel in their education. The facility's e-learning center will provide the children with access to online educational resources. The building is environmentally friendly and includes a solar water heater and kitchen garden, with hopes of fostering self-sufficiency.
The project was executed by Engineers Without Borders India-Hyderabad Chapter and EWB-USA, University of Connecticut Chapter and was financially supported by Pratt & Whitney and suppliers, including RGBSI.
Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust was founded by Mahatma Gandhi in 1945 and now has 22 branches across India. Each center works toward various social, cultural, health, education and livelihood activities for women empowerment and child welfare. The center in Hydershakote, Hyderabad, was established with particular focus on improving the lives of women and children living in rural villages located in and around Hyderabad and the Ranga Reddy district. For more information about KGNMT, visit www.kgnmt.org.
RGBSI is a global leader in engineering, staffing/recruiting, and IT services based in Madison Heights, MI. The company celebrated 17 years in business in March and has widely been known for superior value in its engineering and recruitment services. It’s latest software endeavor is Empower APQP/PPAP Software, which offers an innovative solution to supply chain management. To learn more about RGBSI, visit www.rgbsi.com.
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