News from APPL Foundation

Building Partnership with Barefoot College International

With the prospect of collaborating in the domain of women empowerment APPL Foundation and APPL is collaborating with Barefoot College International. Representatives from Barefoot visited Hathikuli Tea Estate. They interacted with the workers, mothers and adolescent group members and the community in general to identify areas of intervention.


A medical camp for early identification of children with orthopedic disability and cerebral palsy was organized at Damdim Tea Estate in Dooars, West Bengal. Children from the Tea Estates of Damdim, Rungamutte and neighboring villages benefited from the screening programme.

Ms. Kuheli Sarkar received the award from Guest of Honour Mr. Damiano Francovigh and Mr. Rudra Chatterjee on behalf of APPL foundation team

Indian Chambers of Commerce (ICC) conducted a novel initiative of bringing together Corporates and Non-Government Organizations (NGO) who are committed to create an impact through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes. The Social Impact Awards selected over 40 Corporates and NGO’s to share innovative programmes being implemented in 10 different categories.

Dr. D R Das, Advisor (North East) to Ministry of New and Renewed Energy (MNRE) visited the APPITI, Rowta centre. He congratulated the centre for installing solar structure and utilizing solar power. He toured the centre and interacted with the students wishing them and the centre success in days to come.