Mindtree Foundation Story Over the Years

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1999

  • Led by the values of “CLASS” – meaning: Caring, Learning, Achieving, Sharing, and Social Responsibility
  • This motivated each Mindtree Mind to actively participate in Social activities from the beginning
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2002

  • Mindtree’s relationship with Somanahalli (120 kms from Bangalore) started with a postcard from a driver called “Murugan” from Somanahalli. He requested Mindtree to support the village Govt school. Then we built the school, toilets, and supported the village in many ways

Mindtree Somanahalli Launch

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2007

  • Mindtree went public and the Mindtree Foundation was incorporated with a framework of 3 charters and added the fourth charter in 2014:
    • To promote education to underprivileged children with a special emphasis on people with disability
    • To provide relief of poverty by way of assistance to food, shelter and clothing
    • To provide relief of distress caused by calamities of nature
    • To provide medical support to deserving people
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2007

  • Started Dream to Reality (D2R) program to ensure the potential and highly capable children are not dropping out from their education due to poverty. We identified 8 highly potential children from Somanahalli to support under D2R. There are 21 children supported as on 18 May 2018.

Thangam Dream to Reality

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2009

  • Year of discovery and appreciation of Assistive Technology (AT). We gained some visibility through our contributions to ADITI and KAVI.
  • Started the AT program with two broad objectives to:
    • Be an acknowledged leader in the field of Assistive Technologies
    • Touch and improve a Million lives through our interventions
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2010

  • A special lab for Assistive Technology was inaugurated by our S. Janakiraman, the then C.T.O. of Mindtree

Mindtree Foundation Assistive Technology Launch by Janakiraman S, CTO

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2010

  • Received Manthan Award for the entire South East Asia for our contributions to Assistive Technologies

Mindtree Manthan Award-min

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2013

  • Mindtree Foundation built a new home for the dying and destitute run by Missionaries of Charity (MOC) at Yelahanka, Bangalore. The new home was handed over to MOC on 1-Feb-2013.

Missionaries of Charity Donation

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2014

  • Govt. of India formally legislated CSR regulations under Company Act 2013.
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2015

  • Received NCPEDP-Mphasis Universal Design Award for our contributions to Assistive Technologies.

Mindtree NCEDP Award for Assistive Technologies

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2017

  • Launched Samriddhi Abhiyan program for overall development of the rural schools

Samruddhi Abhiyan Prize Distribution

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2018

  • Donated Dignify and Vikas technologies to Aravind Eye Hospitals, Madurai

Donating DIGNIFY and VIKAS to Madurai Aravind Eye Hospital