Toyota employees and the Differently Abled form an emotional bond at the 12th ‘ICARE’
Toyota is one of the most active company in the automobile industry which invests consistently in CSR programs. Toyota employees recently conducted ‘ICARE’ program to spread love and equality towards everyone.
To rasie funds for the NGO – ‘Sandesh’, over 100 ICARE volunteers (employees of Toyota) worked towards building an inventory of products. This program will benefit differently abled children associated with the NGO.
Toyota employees volunteered to make products such as paper Mache bowls, lampshades, photo frames, books, clay pots, paper bags and many more guided by the differently abled children who were part of this program.
It was a emotional moment for volunteers who engaged with these differently abled children . Employees were also sensitized on how to deal with with differently abled children.
Launched in 2017, ICARE has grown caught fancy of many Toyota employees and so far around 700 employees have been registered under TKMâ€™s ICARE initiative.
Mr. Vikram Gulati, Country Head & Senior Vice President, External Affairs, Public Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility & Corporate Governance, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said that ICARE, inspires employees to get involved in noble causes and become change creators
Established in 2008, Sandesh was established in 2008 and has been working with children with special needs. They provide daycare centers, vocational training and skill development. The NGO has reached more than 200 families.