‘KIDS on RAMP-age’ back with a BIG bang

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‘KIDS on RAMP-age’ back with a BIG bang!
‘KIDS on RAMP-age’ back with a BIG bang

Navjyoti India Foundation along with India Vision Foundation,

continue to serve the children of underserved communities, with a gripping event ‘KIDS on RAMP-
age’ to provide an exclusive opportunity to more than 100 children. The children, in the age group of

5-18 years, walked the ramp in the show, arranged by the exclusive collections of five designers from

India, Thailand & Dubai. There were more than 50 special invitees and hundreds of people to witness

this spectacular event and to show their support towards the cause, where the children were the BIG

The children of underserved communities walked on the ramp with icons of the corporate world to

draw attention towards their untapped talent and the need for equal opportunities in terms of quality

education, better standards of living and vocational training.

Navjyoti India Foundation and India Vision Foundation (IVF), both are founded by Dr. Kiran Bedi and

provide education to the children in urban slums and to the children of prison inmates, vocational

training to youth, women empowerment and rural development in the villages of Haryana.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Kiran Bedi said, “We, at Navjyoti and IVF, are always working towards

bridging the gap between the haves and have-nots. The Kids on Ramp-age event is an initiative to

encourage an inclusive, harmonious and integrated society so as to empower one and all. I am very

grateful to all the supporters for becoming a part of this event and for walking hand-in-hand with the

children of Navjyoti and IVF. I would especially like to thank the five designers for providing the outfits

and to enable our children to have a joyous experience.”

Excerpts from the designers and Choreographers:

Ms. Jasmine Ruanglertbutr, Director- Play It!: “Play it ! is a socially responsible brand committed to

such cause and we are proud to be invited back to fulfill the dreams of the kids again.”

Mr R.K. Aneja and Mr Ashish Bhaskar Director, Rank Retails Pvt. Ltd.: “Rank Retails is here to

provide an opportunity to underserved children to look and feel good. We believe that we all can do

our little bit by giving them this chance and donate clothes back from our stores and we are sure you

that these kids will wear it with a positive attitude. It is our second experience with Kids on Ramp-age

and we have enjoyed the journey thoroughly.”

Mr Sharad Mehra, CEO, Pearl Academy of Fashion: “We have been in association with India Vision

Foundation for years and it is an honor for Pearl Academy of Fashion to collaborate for Kids on Ramp-
age. Pearl Academy is a strong believer in instilling creativity through experiential learning.”

Ms. Tasleem Karmali, Director, Rags Creations: “I am honored to be part of Kids on Rampage 2013

for the second time. It’s a privilege to have come to Delhi from Dubai to showcase my clothes made

from scraps of material in keeping with my project ‘Recycle, Sew, Serve’.”

Mike Yam, Executive Director, Educomp Raffles Higher Education, Raffles Millennium

International: “This is the first time we are supporting Navjyoti India Foundation for their annual event

and we not only enjoyed but we also felt good about it. This event is a practical implementation of the

morals and values that we try to teach our students apart from the professional ethics. I sincerely hope

that this event is a true reflection of the life that these children deserve and the life that Navjyoti India

Foundation is helping them build. The smiles and cheers with which the children wore these clothes

designed by our students are all that our students want to thank for.”

Mr Aditya Nagpal, Mr Vaibhav Sharma (Directors); Mr Pradyumn, Mr Abhishek Kataria

(Choreographers), Insight Fusion Chamber: “We have had an incredible time choreographing and

training the kids of Navjyoti and IVF. It was exhilarating to see them bringing out their talent and inner

spark, both of which they have in plenty, to the fore. And we hope we made that visible to you as well.”

Mr Taksh Krishna Dass, CEO, Alphabetz Network Pvt. Ltd.: “Alphabetz is proud to be associated

with Navjyoti India Foundation for this commendable initiative. This gave us an opportunity to make

our own little contribution towards the larger cause of the underprivileged section of the society. As

an integrated marketing services provider, Alphabetz Network Pvt. Ltd. will continue to extend its help

towards Navjyoti’s initiatives in the future.”

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