On International Women's Day CFTI in association with BookASmile foundation and Krushival as a Media partner distributed 200 bicycles to the underprivileged girl students from villages Waghode, Kurul, Shreegaon, Medhekhar, Bhakarwad, Dehen, Adivasi Wadi in Alibag Taluka. All these are remote villages and these girls walk down for 3 - 4 kms to reach the school every day.
Name of the beneficiary - Harshal Manohar Patil
Family Background - His father has a small Ganapati Idol making unit. and Mother is a house-wife and his family's overall economic condition is average.
Event - Maharashtra Mandal through University of Mumbai selected various talented people for performing in front of the Prime Minister of Mauritius during Ganapati Festival. Harshal was one of the selected candidate from Alibaug but his financial condition was the big obstacle. He could not afford to pay his travelling and other expenses to reach Mauritius. He approached CFTI and CFTI after proper due diligence helped Harshal to reach Mauritius and present his Singing talent in front of the Prime Minister of Mauritius.