Catalysing change across multiple levels to transform the lives of rural communities, Reliance Foundation’s Rural Transformation programme reaches out across 20 states, two Union Territories and more than 350 districts across India. As on August 2022, the programme has reached over 1.46 crore (14.6 million people).
Working towards enhancing access to quality and affordable healthcare in India, Reliance Foundation’s ‘Health for All’ motto and integrated healthcare model provide a continuum of care to the most vulnerable sections of society. Reliance Foundation has touched the lives of over 78 lakh (7.8 million) people through various health initiatives.
Education is at the heart of Reliance Foundation’s vision for India and is critical to the country’s social and economic progress.Reliance Foundation uses a two-pronged approach to accelerate India’s educational quotient, through initiatives spanning primary, secondary and tertiary education: developing world-class institutions that serve as models to transform the country’s education system and nurturing India’s youth to develop solutions to the country's challenges.
Sports for Development
With the trust in sports as a medium to encourage lifelong learning and to build character and leadership skills among the youth of India, Reliance Foundation also believes that when children learn and play, communities grow and countries prosper. Besides using sports to empower the youth, we aim to create a platform for the champions of the future.
Towards achieving the UN SDGs, Reliance Foundation has been striving across all its core focus areas to enable women across India to achieve their potential and gain agency over decisions that affect their lives. This is being done through various interventions including leadership capacity building, digital literacy, employment and skills development, improving women’s health and enhancing women’s opportunities in education, sports and arts.
Reliance Foundation has responded to 48 disasters, since inception by assisting communities affected by floods, cyclones, earthquakes and drought across 293 districts in 19 states and three Union Territories, helping 1.9 crore (19 million) people. Reliance Foundation’s Disaster Management unit is the first such programme by an Indian corporate foundation to be ISO 9001:2015 certified. Towards building safer and disaster resilient communities Reliance Foundation adopts a holistic, technology-driven and sustainable strategy involving all stakeholders.
Arts, Culture & Heritage
With the objective to preserve India’s rich heritage of art and culture as well as enhance avenues for the livelihood of traditional artisans and crafts persons, Reliance Foundation is constantly reimagining ways to protect and promote Indian Arts, Culture & Heritage. Reliance Foundation supports efforts to document cultural heritage and preserve it for posterity. India is a land of diverse cultures and the endeavour is to ensure that youth appreciate and connect with its rich heritage.
The Urban Renewal initiatives of Reliance Foundation strive to enrich and improve public spaces to improve the quality of life and infrastructure in cities. Reliance Foundation seeks to develop and modernise urban infrastructure and to create inclusive access for all, including the specially-abled. Through these initiatives, the aim is to transform and revive public spaces. Reliance Foundation also supports programmes for the cleaning and beautification of major public places and city landmarks, to create new spaces for recreation and leisure.