Chennai, November 15, 2022: Walkaroo Foundation celebrated the joy of Children’s Day with the students of GHSS Chettipalayam School. With an aim to create awareness, Team Walkaroo together with students had performed a play that depicted “Drug Abuse and Its Implications,” which was one of the major draws of the entire event. The workforce from Walkaroo also performed alongside students in this awareness program. Mr. Jawahar Karthikeyan – Head – Corporate HR -Walkaroo’s keynote speech on the 5 P’s: Purpose, Passion, Preparation, Patience, and Persistence was received well by the audience. Lastly, to commemorate Children’s Day, the children received delectable treats and refreshments while jointly tapping their feet to their favorite tunes.
Mr. V. Noushad, Managing Director, Walkaroo International Pvt. Ltd said, “Spending a beautiful day with these lovely children and contributing to the effort to make these children happy was incredibly heartwarming to the entire Walkaroo Family. The talent and excitement that these kids showed astounded the audience. For us, it was one of the most rewarding experiences we’ve ever had.”
About Walkaroo Foundation: Walkaroo foundation is a registered Not-for-Profit company incorporated under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013. The CSR arm of Walkaroo Group, Walkaroo Foundation focuses its efforts on creating and promoting a more equitable society as they believe that the future belongs to all of us – not some of us. Striving for and working restlessly towards a more sustainable way of life is the motto they abide by. The CSR program areas of Walkaroo Foundation are Susthithi, Shiksha Samunnathi, Aasrayadeepam and Arike which focus on Health, Education, Inclusiveness and Community Development & Sustainability respectively.
About Walkaroo: Walkaroo, a homegrown brand, was launched in the year 2013 to provide the latest fashion in footwear for everyone. Walkaroo introduced sports sandals at Rs 499 and was a pioneer to set a trend of aspirational products at affordable ranges in the footwear segment. The brand grew its portfolio with more additions that included flip flops, sports shoes, half shoes, for gents and ladies. It has sub brands, Walkaroo Oneders for kids, Walkaroo care+ with added cushioning, Blue Tyga and Toes & Togitoes to cater to consumers across age groups. During the financial year 21-22 Walkaroo has exceeded a turnover of over Rs 1800 Crores. The brand has a pan India presence through over 750 dealers, it reaches out to customers through over 1.5+ Lakh retail outlets. The brand also works towards sustainable initiatives, like, renewable energy, water recycling, afforestation in most of its manufacturing locations.