HCL employee volunteers support: Education & empowerment of girls

HCL employee volunteers support: Education & empowerment of girls

 January 07, 2021

HCL Technologies understands  if you educate a woman, you educate a nation. This is why the company has a strong focus on educating and empowering girls in collaboration with work the work of the HCL Foundation. 

HCL Foundation is a value-driven, not-for-profit organization that thrives in contributing toward national and international development goals, impacting the lives of people and communities through long-term sustainable programs.

Supporting girls to gain an education 

HCL employee, Pushpendra, longed to give back to society and to work toward the bright future of underprivileged children. This motivated resulted in joining the HCL Foundation as a volunteer.

The work primarily focuses on the Power of One program which is an employee volunteering and payroll giving program. It is also a cornerstone of the HCL Foundation’s work for positive urban transformation. Power of One is based on the belief that a small contribution made by the employees or time spent in community service, can make a significant difference in society. 

Through work at the grassroots level, such efforts play a key role in motivating children, especially girls, in obtaining an education.

Volunteering can provide a great a sense of identity

Having participated in several such volunteering events, Pushpendra feels a great sense of accomplishment and believes that volunteering is part of one's identity.

Volunteering for various HCL Foundation initiatives, Pushpendra has been undertaking substantial work toward the empowerment of women and girls.

“You don’t need just time or money for volunteering, you need a beautiful heart," explains Pushpendra.

Read some of the considerable stories of transformation, supported by the HCL Foundation.


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HCL's concept of ideapreneurship puts employees at the forefront of innovation where they innovate and collaborate with each other to bring about a business and community impact - all of which can lead to a most fulfilling career.

Find your perfect job with HCL and tap into the company's considerable focus on supporting those in need, to benefit society as a whole.

 

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