Zarina & Ronnie Screwvala Foundation Swades has always received tremendous support and love from the Indian Film fraternity.
The foundation, which will be participating for the 2nd year at the upcoming Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2016, will have Katrina Kaif lending her support.
The beautiful superstar will take part in the Marathon alongside 200 Swades community members as a symbol of her support to their dream of empowering 1 million lives every five years.
When contacted, Katrina said, “I am deeply inspired by the work done by Zarina and Ronnie’s Swades Foundation. Their desire to create an India free from poverty is truly remarkable, their focus and conviction is unmatched. I have pledged my every possible support to them and I am looking forward to running alongside members of the Swades community at the Mumbai Marathon.”
“We are delighted to have Katrina’s support our cause of rural empowerment and our dream of permanently lifting 1 million people out of poverty every five years by participating with us at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2016. Katrina is not only one of our biggest stars but also a person who, Ronnie & I know, who cares deeply about helping people. At the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon this year, we will have 200 members of our community, our Swades Heroes – walking alongside Katrina… this will be a memory that will last a lifetime for every member of the Swades Foundation. Ronnie and I can’t thank Katrina enough for her support”, Zarina Screwvala, Founder and Managing Trustee, Swades Foundation
Swades Foundation works with the single-minded focus of empowering rural India, creating a permanent positive change in the lives of a million people every five years through its 360-degree model of developments with interventions across Water & Sanitation, Health & Nutrition, Agriculture & Livelihood, Community Mobilization and Education. The foundation’s existing geography is Raigad and it currently impacts over 4,70,000 people in the region.