FSL India has been implementing CSR projects, titled Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers and Model Village (MVP) in Tamil Nadu. FSL India is currently hosing 8th Happy Move Global Youth Camp for South Korean Volunteers. The program is intended to serve the communities of Sriperumbudur and Kanchipuram districts. This program is being supported by Hyundai Motors Company (HMC) as part of corporate social responsibility so as to establish closer ties with the local communities.
Under the ‘Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers’ program, HMC, South Korea sends a total of 250 volunteers to FSL India. In addition they also send 20 Korean doctors and specialists. These Korean volunteers organise medical camps, health awareness campaign, education and renovation work in schools and villages.
The first batch of 8th Happy Move Global Youth Camp started on 19th January 2012 in Chennai and will continue until 31st January 2012. Altogether 88 Korean volunteers, 19 Hyundai Graduate Engineer Trainees (Indian participants), 9 nurses and 9 FSL India facilitators are participating in this camp. Totally 125 volunteers are currently partaking in this global event. FSL India team in Chennai under the leadership of Mr. Arun B. the Program manager is organising and coordinating this event.
The program started with a formal inauguration and welcome followed by orientation and team building exercise at Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI). From 21st January the volunteers will be engaged in education and renovation activities in 4 villages around Hyundai Motor India and conduct medical camp in fifteen villages in Sriperumbudur block of Kancheepuram District.
On behalf of the management and staff, Mr. Rakesh S. Soans the President and Mr. Rohan D’Souza the Director of FSL India extend hearty welcome to the volunteers.