Members of the FactSet Charity team distributed 3,000 kilos of groceries to the needy as part of its Republic Day celebrations. The team visited five NGOs across Secunderabad, Kukatpally, Malkajgiri, Dilsukhnagar and Mehdipatnam.
The grocery, including rice, pulses and cooking oil was distributed to 400 residents of different orphanages, old-age homes and shelters for the destitute. The Grocery Distribution program was conducted on India’s 64th Republic Day to draw people’s attention to the issue of undernourishment in India. FactSet Charity, the Corporate Social Responsibility wing of FactSet, a US-based financial data and software company was started in 2008. The team has till date contributed to various causes such as rural education, environment, disaster relief, eye donation and blood donation, claimed a press release.