At SKAI we believe giving back to society is a key pillar for every successful business. We fund cases that we are most passionate about and where we feel we can make the biggest difference. As a family-owned company, supporting children in need is the greatest difference we think SKAI can make.
Children are our future, and the situation and circumstance they are born into is not something that can be controlled. We support several charities in India who provide children with life changing operations they could otherwise not afford.
Whether it is restoring confidence and dignity to those born with facial deformities through the surgeries we fund with New Faces Trust or providing life saving heart operations through our partnership with Diya India Foundation, SKAI is committed to making a long-term difference to children.
We are always looking at new opportunities to give back to the next generation, not just in India but around the world. If you think we can make a difference together, please contact: Claire Ferris-Lay, Director of PR & Communications: firstname.lastname@example.org
Project Udaan was developed in partnership with Diya India Foundation to fund critical heart operations for children in the Northern states of India. Launched in March 2017, SKAI funds operations through the Diya India Foundation, a New Delhi-based NGO founded to give opportunity to the underprivileged.
Project Udaan - which translates to 'flight' - is a SKAI-led initiative that funds up to three operations a week for children under the age of 14 with congenital heart problems. As the initiative matures, SKAI will look to increase the number of operations.
SKAI also supports New Faces Trust, a Bangalore-based charity that provides surgeries to children who have been born with facial deformities. In December 2016, SKAI made a significant donation to fund a number of operations, and enable the charity to hire several full and part time employees.
Our donation has so far funded a number of operations, including our committment to providing ongoing financial support for facial and orthodontic work for twin girls born with a cleft lip and palate for the next 17-years.
SKAI has supported a number of operations in recent years in the UAE and beyond. Kabir Mulchandani, Group CEO, met Ali (below) and his father after he was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia.
SKAI committed funds for his treatment in the US and his subsequent education. Ali's case set in motion the charitable work SKAI continues to do.