Supporting women’s empowerment, Comviva distributed 100 bicycles to underprivileged working women in Gurugram

Gurugram, Haryana - 08 March 2022: Commuting to workplaces is one of the crucial challenges that hinder underprivileged women. In an initiative to make daily commute easier and less time-consuming, Comviva, a global leader in technology solutions, today distributed 100 bicycles to underprivileged working women in Gurugram on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

As a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, Comviva and Sanshil Foundation, a Gurgaon-based NGO are working together to provide these underprivileged women the upliftment they deserve. For many of these women, the daily commute is loaded with difficult decisions and hardships to meet a multitude of homemaking and caregiving responsibilities.

Speaking on the occasion, Manoranjan ‘Mao’ Mohapatra, Chief Executive Officer at Comviva, said, “Empowering women and creating a more balanced workforce is good for business and society at large. With this initiative on International Women’s Day, we support the drive to the workplace that kindles hope in women to pursue their work without any hurdles of traveling. Our initiative of bicycle distribution will definitely ignite their hopes and safety to move forward.”

Shilpa Sonal, Founder Director of Sanshil Foundation, said, “Our core focus has always been on empowering the disadvantaged segment of society, equipping them with talent and skills. We believe that change is brought about in small ways – drops that reach an ocean of opportunity and this initiative by Comviva is in line with our vision. Having an easy-to-care mode of conveyance will enable women to live and work on their own terms. We look forward to unveiling this progressive initiative, further emboldening the working women of today.” 

Comviva’s social vision is “empowerment through education”​. Comviva’s Compassion Centre is continuously working for the empowerment of women with vocational skills so that they can be gainfully employed. The organization is also playing a vital role in promoting education among underprivileged families and mainstreaming children into formal education.

About Comviva:

Comviva is the global leader in mobile solutions catering to The Business of Tomorrows. The company is a subsidiary of Tech Mahindra and a part of the $21 billion Mahindra Group. Its extensive portfolio of solutions spans digital financial services, customer value management, messaging and broadband solutions, and digital lifestyle services. It enables service providers to enhance customer experience, rationalize costs and accelerate revenue growth. Comviva’s solutions are deployed by over 130 mobile service providers and financial institutions in over 95 countries and enrich the lives of over two billion people to deliver a better future. For more information, please visit

About Sanshil Foundation:

Sanshil Foundation for Welfare is a non-profit registered organization that caters to 500+ less privileged children in Gurgaon.  At Sanshil , we aim to integrate individuals and communities at the ‘bottom of the economic pyramid’ with self-sustainable employment and vocational opportunities. Initiatives that contribute to a greener global environment.

 Since 2009, Sanshil Foundation has been relentlessly working on the model of providing bridge and remedial education to underprivileged children. Integrating academics with Sports and skill development, the endeavor is to provide holistic education from Nursery to grade 12 / Graduation.  Over aged students are given a balance of academics and skill development training. Able and age-appropriate students are mainstreamed to schools with NIOS/CBSE / Haryana board affiliated schools like Amitasha (Amity), DPS Shikshakendra, CD Senior secondary School, Shikshantar etc.

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