G4S Shiksha School
Activity: Promoting education and Eradicating Hunger
One of G4S India’s biggest CSR commitments, was initially started in July 2004 by ‘The Hope Worldwide’ (“HOPE”) as a primary school for underprivileged children located in one of the largest slums in the National Capital Region. The focus of running the school is to discourage child labour and other activities like drug addiction, gambling and other such practices. In 2010, G4S India volunteered to partner with HOPE and support the growth and development of the school under expansion of its CSR initiative. Over the last 10 years, the school which had started in a temporary shed with just 21 students, has now grown into a multi-storeyed building with 300 students, and classes from Nursery to Grade 7. In addition to education, G4S Shiksha also provides amenities free of cost like mid-day meals, books, uniforms, school bags and necessary stationery for the students use.
Activity: Employment enhancing vocational skills
G4S India with the support of HOPE Foundation, has set up a vocational training centre for the youth of underprivileged class, providing them computer literacy, spoken English program and other life skills. This is to achieve the aim of enhancing vocational skills to the underprivileged youth which will broaden the scope of employment opportunity for them.
This centre has been named as G4S Learnium and located in Sangam Vihar, New Delhi near G4S Shiksha School. Through this programme, training is being provided to 150 to 200 youths every year.
Asharan - Children’s orphanage
Activity: Setting up homes and hostels for the orphans
G4S India has also adopted care of a childcare home in the name of Asharan situated at A-46, New Multan Nagar, Surya Enclave, Delhi 56, run and maintained by Hope Foundation with the aim to provide care and protection to the young children who are orphaned and abandoned.
The Asharan orphanage is situated in Multan Nagar near Pashchim vihar. This is licensed by the Department of woman and children Development, Government of NCT of Delhi. This is also licensed to do Indian and international adoptions
Grant Govan Memorial Home (GGH)
Activity: Setting up old age homes
The Grant Govan Memorial Homes consist of individually furnished cottages for the maintenance of senior citizens from Anglo-Indian Society. The Home is set on a compound near Kashmere Gate. The Home is looked after by a general committee of volunteers and administrators. The Home is majorly maintained by G4S India including, the running expenses of Home and providing the security services for the residents.
Activity: Promoting healthcare including preventive healthcare
CanSupport is a registered NGO for the care of cancer survivors. Such patients require informed and compassionate medical, nursing and emotional care. This care is known as “hospice” or “palliative care” and CanSupport has pioneered this care in north India since 1997. G4S India has joined hands with it since a long time and actively participating in its projects.
Activity: Promoting healthcare and promoting education
India Vision Foundation (IVF) is an NGO which runs prison reforms projects in New Delhi (Tihar and Mandoli prisons), Gurgaon and Faridabad. In association with IVF, G4S India sponsors the Crèche within these jails (for the infants of female prisoners) by sponsoring their education, uniforms, food, regular health check-ups, outings, games, music & dance, storytelling, cartoon/inspiration movie, paper cutting and folding hand painting and nutritious food. The primary objective of setting up this facility was to ensure that these children have an opportunity to grow up without the stigma of (their mother’s) imprisonment as far as possible, while they still live behind bars along with their mothers. Children are permitted to stay inside the prison premises with their mothers up to the age of six years in India. The creche projects aim to offer emotional, mental and physical support to these children. G4S India is one of the pioneer partners in IVF crèche projects.
Skill development programmes for women
Activity: Employment enhancing vocational skills / women empowerment
G4S India sponsors vocational training centres, through IVF, for skill development of women inmates where they are imparted various skills like literacy, stitching, textile tailoring, fashion designing, beauty culture etc to enable them to become self-dependent once they are out of the prison and start a new life.G4S has also undertaken such skill development programs, through Sulabh, for empowering village women to achieve financial independence.
Toilet construction and safe drinking water
Activity: Promoting Sanitation and making available safe drinking water
G4S in association with Sulabh Sanitation Mission Foundation (“Sulabh”) has taken upon the responsibility to the construction of toilets in schools of rural areas, provide clean drinking water facilities & drainage work. Sulabh also conducts sanitation and cleanliness awareness programmes in schools and menstrual hygiene awareness programs among women. This helps promotion of education, sanitation, hygiene awareness among children and also helps in reducing the drop out ratio amongst the girl children in rural areas.
Activity: Promoting healthcare including Preventive healthcare
G4S India has joined hands with the arms of Rotary International in its initiative named as “ Mission Muskan”, to provide for free surgical treatment to underprivileged children across Maharashtra for heart, cancer, orthopaedic, cochlear implants, neuro and all other type of pediatric surgeries. These Children from economically disadvantaged families suffering from Congenital Heart Diseases (CHD). These children remain untreated due to family financial constraints and are forced to lead constrained lives. Rotarians have tied up with leading Hospitals in Mumbai to offer a highly discounted package for children with CHD and have been conducting CHD surgeries with a success rate of 95+%.
Pet Bottle crushing machine
Activity: Promoting Sanitation / Environmental Sustainability
A trend of significant increase in municipal solid waste generation has been recorded in the recent years including manifold increase in plastic consumption in the country. Plastic takes hundreds of years to breakdown in a landfill and poses a great threat to the environment. Considering all these challenges, the demand for recycling solutions have increased considerably.
To meet this growing need for sustainable solutions, G4S India alongwith Rotary is looking at installation, at major public places, of cost effective recycling machines that recover and dispose PET bottles effectively. Once installed at major public spaces, awareness can be spread worldwide and inculcate a habit of recycling in people.
Food for Relief to the underprivileged society
Activity: eradication of hunger, poverty and mal-nutrition
G4S in association with ISKON, has taken up the responsibility to working together to achieve the objective of distribution of Hot Meals and implementing Indian Government’s mid-day meal programme in the underprivileged society.