Day 4 of The Samsung Global Accelerator Program India 2018 was fraught with excitement as this was the day when the selected Startup companies completed their booth pitching preparations for their products. This program was facillitated by FSL-India and held at IIITB, Bangalore from 6th-10th August 2018.
FSL-India facilitated the Samsung Global Accelerator Program India 2018, held at IIITB, Bangalore from 6th-10th August 2018. Day 3 began with ‘CEO Speaks’ lectures in the morning.
Day 2 of SGAP India 2018 had a series of lectures in the morning, followed by mentoring sessions in the afternoon. Samsung’s Global Acceleration Program is a part of their Employee Volunteer Program and the team chose the name ‘Purple Keystone’ for themselves.
As part of their volunteering activities, 11 employees from Bosch India’s Bangalore office were involved in the implementation of the school upgradation project at Nethaji Subhas Chandra Bose High School, Bangalore on 26th May, 2018.
The 20th Happy Move Camp was held from 29th January-8th Feb 2018, with the collaboration of FSL- India, KIA Motors-South Korea, Better World Organization-South Korea and KIA Motors-India. This initial CSR project of Kia Motors-South Korea was carried out at Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh as a global ‘Moving the world Together’ project.
15th February 2018 was indeed a memorable day for FSL-India. Our organisation and Bosch India signed an agreement for the implementation of a project on the overall development of selected government/BBMP schools in Bangalore.
Renovation work for Rs 5 lakhs was carried out at the Zilla Parishad Govt. High School, Rapthadu village, Anantapur.
On Day 4 of the Happy Move Camp at Anantapur, South Korean students performed the traditional South Korean Gangnam style of dance, along with their traditional music, which was greatly appreciated by the audience, who cheered them enthusiastically.
After the cultural visit to Nandi Hills and the Silicon City of Bangalore, led by the FSL-India team, the Happy Movers took up the challenge to work at the 2nd block of Penukonda, Anantapur district. They had a warm welcoming ceremony from the schoolchildren and teachers.
FSL-India organised a cultural trip for the HMC group members on the 5th day of the program. In this cultural visit, we took the Happy Movers to a historical site and also visited the metropolitan city of Bangalore.
It was the final day of the project at Rapadu village – the day for completion of all the activities initiated in the village by KIA Motors Company, South Korea, Hyundai Motors India Foundation, Better World Organization (BWO), South Korea and FSL-India.
The 20th Happy Move Camp (HMC) is in full swing, gathering steam along the way. ‘10tv’, a popular Telugu News Channel in India which gives continuous news updates, interviewed some of the Korean and Indian ‘Happy Movers’ and also C Doreswamy, Joint Director of FSL-India and the prime ‘Happy Mover’ of the 20th HMC.
On 1st and 2nd February, the FSL-India team and all the Korean and Indian volunteers started out from the hotel to the village in the morning and continued the renovation work, i.e. construction of toilets, construction of a platform for vessel wash, hand wash, painting and drawing educational pictures.