Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar is continuing to win hearts with his humanitarian work after his time in cricket and the master blaster has yet again joined the noble cause to continue serving the country off the field.
Tendulkar has been long associated with different NGOs to help children in need and has now partnered with an NGO named “NGO Parivaar” to help 560 tribal children from economically weaker backgrounds in Madhya Pradesh, India.
He has joined hands with the “NGO Parivaar” – which has been active in building Seva Kutirs in remote villages of Sehore district, to help the tribal children with their education and nourishment.
Children who “have been plagued by malnutrition and illiteracy” are majorly from Barela Bhil and Gond tribes of villages Sewaniya, Beelpati, Khapa, Nayapura, and Jamunjheel in Sehore district who are now getting nourished meals and education with the help Tendulkar’s foundation.
A press release stated: “This initiative by Sachin is testimony to his concern towards tribal children in Madhya Pradesh who have been plagued by malnutrition and illiteracy.”
Noteworthy, Tendulkar, who is a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, has regularly spoken about interventions like 'Early Childhood Development' and has been also associated with several initiatives for children, as well as, with different NGO’s to help children in need.
Recently, the legendary batsman provided financial assistance towards the treatment of children from low economic backgrounds at SRCC Children’s Hospital in Mumbai.
In December 2019, Tendulkar had set up solar lighting systems with the help of the ‘Spreading Happiness In Diya Foundation’ to provide green energy to run digital classrooms, equipped with modern means of learning, and sports facilities at Shri Gadge Maharaj Ashram School, Bhivali, Mumbai.
(With PTI Inputs)