Wipro and First Book to provide 35000 new books to kids in need in 5 Cities in U.S. & Canada

The books will be distributed to educators and program leaders serving kids from low-income families in Jefferson City (Missouri), Atlanta, Houston, East Brunswick (New Jersey) and Edmonton, Canada.

Created On: Oct 10, 2015 11:00 IST

India’s leading information technology company Wipro Ltd. and First Book, a non-profit social enterprise, on 8 October 2015 entered into a partnership to provide new books to children in need across five cities in the USA and Canada.

Under this partnership, around 35000 books will be distributed to educators and program leaders serving kids from low-income families in Jefferson City (Missouri), Atlanta, Houston, East Brunswick (New Jersey) and Edmonton, Canada.

The present initiative is in addition to the Wipro Fellowship program that was launched for US teachers in 2013 to help improve Science & Math Education in Schools.

It was launched in alignment with the initiative of the science & technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Education initiative of the US Department of Education.

Besides, Wipro is also active serving the Indian education sector with its initiatives like Applying Thought in Schools-to improve the quality of school education-and Mission10X-to enhance employability skills of engineering graduates.

About First Book

First Book is a nonprofit social enterprise that has distributed more than 155 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families through the United States and Canada.

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