Chennai: Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, who hogged the headlines by helping the needy durnig the lockdown, has announced a new initiative- #ShikshaHarHaath, in collaboration with Mi India.
The movement will look at helping underprivileged kids across the country who are unable to access online education due to the unavailability of smartphones. As part of the collaboration, Mi India has pledged to empower thousands of students by donating Redmi smartphones.
Additionally, the brand has launched a microsite allowing consumers to pledge their old smartphones. Consumers can visit https://shikshaharhaath.com/ and pledge their phones across the country. Consumers can also contribute by dropping their working condition smartphones at nearby Mi Home, Mi Studio, Mi Service Centre. These second hand smartphones will be further refurbished at Mi India’s service centers and prior to donation.
Sonu Sood states, “The lockdown changed the dynamics of education and it specifically affected the under resourced communities. Hence, with a mission to allow children access to online classes and ensure continuity in their education, our partnership with Mi India is a step to help build a better future”.