Faridabad International beauty pageant winners visit SOS Children’s Village Greenfields, Faridabad
NewsNCR, 09 December-Faridabad | Teen Supermodel India 2018 winner Ashoi Dantra and India World Supermodel South Asia 2018 winner Richa Sinha visited SOS Children’s Village Greenfields, Faridabad, on December 9, to experience the family-like environment that the child care organisation provides to the once parentless and abandoned children. As a part of their fundraising drive, they appealed for public support to a model like SOS India’s, which includes a loving mother, brothers and sisters, a loving home and a community.
The beauty queens were welcomed by the excited children of SOS Children’s Village Greenfields. They greeted Ashoi and Richa with handmade cards and SOS India mini flags. During their visit to the Village, Ashoi and Richa were briefed about how SOS Children’s Villages of India functions and supports parentless and abandoned children.
Ashoi Dantra is the Teen title winner of the World Supermodel India 2018. She has been a child artist and has done hundreds of TV advertisements and acted in prestigious Bollywood films. Richa Sinha is the 2018 World Supermodel South Asia title winner. She also won the ‘Beyond Beauty 2018’ title for raising maximum funds and awareness for an NGO during the pageant. Richa hails from Mumbai and has done several Ad shoots for leading apparel brands. She has acted in plays and short films besides several print shoots and web series.
The Divas spent quality time in the Greenfields Village and interacted with the SOS mothers, children and also visited SOS Family homes. The two were overwhelmed to notice the parentless children living under the care of SOS mothers in a family-like atmosphere and growing up with total safety and dignity. The young achievers of SOS Village Pune, who excelled in the field of education and sports, were felicitated by Ashoi and Richa. Speaking on this occasion, Anuja Bansal, Secretary General, SOS Children’s Villages of India, said, “We thank Ashoi and Richa for taking out time from their busy schedule and visiting our Greenfields Village. We, at SOS India, believe in giving children the right exposure and atmosphere. It’s a place, where children are nurtured with love, affection and guidance of SOS Mothers. Children today, are excelling in all fields, be it engineering or medicine, theatre or fashion. The fame and glamour in the fashion industry certainly attracts our young generation to the glitter of tinsel town. Undoubtedly, this field offers a wide range of professions and give the children many options to choose from. The visits of celebrities not only motivate the children but also give them an insight into the world of celebs and the kind of hard work they put in.”
She further added, “We feel elated and motivated to see young achievers like Richa and Ashoi supporting us for the cause of parentless and abandoned children.”
Congratulating the beauties, Anuja said, “Girls from our country have proven themselves in all fields and beauty is one such area where India’s name has always been on the top. SOS India extends its best wishes to Richa and Ashoi for their upcoming representation in Vietnam.”
About SOS Children’s Villages of India
Established in 1964, SOS India is a non-government, non-profit, voluntary childcare organization. It has since been involved in providing parentless and abandoned children a ‘family-like’ environment which includes a loving mother, brothers and sisters, a loving home and a community. The aim of the SOS India is to build families for these children so that they grow up with love, respect and security.
SOS India is a well-known credible organization and the first childcare NGO to get a CRISIL accreditation in India for strong delivery capability and high financial proficiency. In March 2016 and then again in March 2018, SOS India was certified by TRACE, the world’s leading anti-bribery standard-setting organization, which demonstrates a commitment to commercial transparency. SOS India has been working tirelessly to ensure that parentless and abandoned children do not grow up alone and their lives are transformed by its specialized long-term care programme or preventive short-term care programme.