Winners of Worthiness (WOW) honored Wockhardt Foundation, a not-for-profit organization with ‘Outstanding Social Service Award’ for their work and achievement in the social welfare sphere. The award was conferred by Shobhaa Arya, owner and founder of WOW.
Recognizing the daunting challenges in the field of healthcare, education and sanitation, Sir Dr. Huz (Huzaifa Khorakiwala), CEO, Trustee, Wockhardt Foundation, pioneered many programmes and services which helped bridge the gaps in the delivery and benefits to reach the needy. Thereby, making a mark in the social welfare sphere, especially in rural India. Presently, Wockhardt Foundation has been providing social services to rural areas across India in several states-Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Odisha, Punjab, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Chattisgarh and Delhi.
Sharing his views, Sir Dr. Huz, said, “I thank Winners of Worthiness for acknowledging our contribution towards the society. With our various programmes and services we are trying to provide solutions to the challenges faced by the people in rural and remote areas. We aim to further enhance our outreach and service delivery to needy section of the society.”
Winners of worthiness have been pioneering in the Indian sub-continent and have gained immense popularity in India within a very short span of time.
About Wockhardt Foundation
Wockhardt Foundation is a national, not-for-profit organization engaged in social service and human welfare activities. Its 19 programmes have made perceptible change in its areas of operations to the lives of the underprivileged. Mobile 1000, its flagship programme, aims at operating 1000 Mobile Health Vans in rural India and administering free primary healthcare to 2.5 million Indians every year. As of date, there are 100 Mobile 1000 Vans operating in 18 states and doing yeoman service to rural India.
Its other programmes like Little Hearts, Pronto Toilet, Pronto Bio-Toilet, E-Learning, Khel Khel Mein, Wockhardt Skills Development Institute, SHUDHU water purification tablets and Adarsh Gram Yojana have made significant impact and it continues to expand its social coverage in areas where the need is the most. Says it’s Trustee & CEO, Sir Dr. Huz (Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala) -"Wockhardt Foundation operates its social programmes based on the 3 B's - Big, Best and Bold. The Big ensures scale, the Best ensures quality and the Bold ensures need." Wockhardt Foundation is governed by a simple philosophy -"where every smile counts".