New Delhi, 30 September, 2016: Snapdeal, India’s largest online marketplace, today announced its ‘Joy of Giving Week’ campaign in collaboration with Coca-Cola India, the leading beverage company of the country and Intex Technologies, a leading consumer electronics major. As a part of this campaign, customers can go to Snapdeal Sunshine, Snapdeal’s online donation platform, to donate stationery kits to underprivileged children. Coca-Cola India and Intex Technologies will match the donations of these kits up to a limit of 20,000 and 50,000 kits.
The campaign starts from 1st October and runs till 10th October, 2016 and the stationery kits (that include pencils, an eraser, a sharper and a ruler) will be directly delivered to partnering NGOs like Teach for India, GiveIndia, Bhumi, The Community Initiative, Care India, etc; which are actively working for education of underprivileged kids across the country. In addition, Snapdeal, Coca-Cola India and Intex Technologies will also run internal contests, where employees can register in teams and promote the campaign page to drive donations towards this cause.
Speaking about the initiative, Rajnish Wahi, Senior Vice President – Corporate Affairs and Communication – Snapdeal said, ‘At Snapdeal, we believe that every child has limitless potential and small things often go a long way in nurturing dreams. The donations through Snapdeal Sunshine in the “Joy of Giving Week” are a simple way of saying that we believe in these aspirations. We are delighted to partner with Coca-Cola India and Intex Technologies in this endeavor.”
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Ishteyaque Amjad, Vice President, Public Affairs & Communication at Coca-Cola India & South West Asia said, “Festive season provides opportunities to reach and touch as many lives as possible. We want everyone to ‘taste the feeling’ of happiness and love. Giving back to the community is core to our business and it gives us an immense pleasure to associate with this initiative. It will bring a smile to the children of the schools we support through the “Support My School Campaign”.
Speaking on the initiative, Ms Ishita Bansal, CSR Project Head, Intex Technologies said, “At Intex it is our goal to help bring about an optimistic change in local communities by designing and implementing various programs. Making use of Intex’s strengths – people, resources and technology – we are always developing programs that can facilitate active community participation which help in bringing about a positive change in the society. The latest initiative with Snapdeal where we are donating stationery kits to underprivileged kids is another such effort aimed at bringing a smile on the faces of numerous kids. This initiative is part of our participation in the ‘Joy of Giving Week’ which will involve our employees, encouraging them to come forward and support the noble initiative.”
Snapdeal’s vision is to create India’s most reliable and frictionless commerce ecosystem that creates life-changing experiences for buyers and sellers. In February 2010, Kunal Bahl along with Rohit Bansal, started Snapdeal. Today Snapdeal is India’s largest online marketplace, with the widest assortment of 50 million plus products across 1000+ categories from over 125,000 regional, national, and international brands and retailers. With millions of users and more than 300,000 sellers, Snapdeal is the shopping destination for Internet users across the country, delivering to 6000+ cities and towns in India. In its journey till now, Snapdeal has partnered with several global marquee investors and individuals such as SoftBank, BlackRock, Temasek, Foxconn, Alibaba, eBay Inc., Premji Invest, Intel Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Mr. Ratan Tata, among others.
For further information, visit www.snapdeal.com
About The Coca-Cola Company and citizenship:
The Coca-Cola Company has always placed high value on good citizenship. At the heart of business is a mission statement called theCoca-Cola Promise — “The Coca-Cola Company exists to benefit and refresh everyone that it touches.” This basic proposition means that the company’s business should refresh the markets, protect, preserve and enhance the environment and strengthen the community. Coca-Cola India provides extensive support for community programs across the country, with a focus on education, health and water conservation. For further information on Company’s India operations and its products, please visit www.coca-colaindia.com
About Intex Technologies (India) Ltd.
Intex Technologies (India) Ltd, incorporated in 1996, is a leading Mobile Phones Company that has a strong presence in Consumer Durables & IT Accessories. Founded with the aim to improve people’s quality of life, we focus ourselves on technological innovation to provide the highest quality products at reasonable prices to consumers worldwide. Over the last 2 decades, the company’s flagship brand ‘INTEX’ has established itself in the industry. Intex has a portfolio of 16 product categories including Mobile Handsets, Mobile Accessories, LED TVs, Multimedia Speakers, Washing Machines, Wearable Tech Products among others.
For more info, please visit – www.intex.in