Over 2,000 volunteers from HERE Technologies, the global leader in mapping and location platform services, came together in Mumbai on December 6, 2019 to package 303,912 meals that would help support nearly 3,000 school children, elderly people, disabled, HIV+ people served by 12 community partners of Rise Against Hunger India. This event also marked completion of 1 millionth meal packaged by HERE Technologies in partnership with Rise Against Hunger in seven countries including France, Germany and the U.S.
Addressing the team of volunteers at the event, Mr. Damandeep Kochhar, VP – Global Content Operations, HERE Technologies, said, “as per UNICEF’s The State of the World’s Children 2019 report, malnutrition caused 69 per cent of deaths of children below the age of five in India. The unavailability of quality nutrition is one of the biggest life threats to a major chunk of India’s population. Rise Against Hunger is known for its continual commitment to eliminate hunger and they have taken commendable steps in providing wholesome meals to people in need. This year, not only did we pack 3,00,000 meal packets within two hours, but we also achieved another key milestone – packing the millionth packet globally. As always, this partnership gave HERE employees an opportunity to come together, collaborate on a massive scale and redress a major socioeconomic issue of India…”
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