Mission Smile was adjudged Winner of the East Zone in Health category in 8th Spirit of Humanity Awards 2017 . Col. Shivaji Samaddar (Retd.), Chief Operating Officer and Runa Rafique, Sr. Manager- Partnerships, Research & Academics, of Mission Smile received the award at the grand finale held at the Hotel Marriot, Juhu in Mumbai on 14th September 2017.
Every year Americares India gives out these awards to NGOs in recognition of their exemplary social contributions. The philosophy which drives the Spirit of Humanity awards is “For charity to continue good work and recognition must go hand-in-hand.”
23 regional winners and 6 National Winners were selected by a distinguished jury in 6 categories out of 300 entries through a 3-step evaluation process this year.