Aviva has launched its 'Street to School' programme in India working in partnership with CRY. The Corporate Responsibility (CR) program's objective is to provide education to 50,000 underprivileged children over the next 3 years. At the start of this program, Aviva India employees have volunteered a day's salary, amounting to Rs. 24 lakhs.
Aviva plc also plans to roll out a series of 'Street to School' partnerships with other charities around the world over the coming months. From 2010, 50% of the group's charitable donations will focus on 'Street to School' programs.