LANXESS India supports SNEH - NGO in Nagda

• SNEH – Special Need Education Home
• Donates Rs. 5 lakhs in support of differently abled children
• 21 differently abled children to benefit

Online PR News – 18-February-2010 – – Nagda, Feb 17, 2010 – Specialty chemicals group LANXESS that is globally known for its Corporate Social Responsibility programs, today has donated Rs. 5 Lakhs to ‘Special Need Education Home’- SNEH in Nagda, Madhya Pradesh to help in providing a holistic approach to life for the 21 differently abled children. This is in keeping with the company’s values of making a difference to communities wherever it goes.

LANXESS India’s support to SNEH will mainly be with regard to infrastructure improvement, buying new equipment for the home to cater to the need of the physically and mentally challenged children.

Having recently entered Nagda, the company would like to make a small difference to the local community and the donation to SNEH is a part of this initiative.

Neelanjan Banerjee, Director, LANXESS India, said, “LANXESS India believes that its corporate social responsibility programs should look beyond its business boundaries and be directly beneficial to the local community. We share the dream of the community to nurture young minds and encourage children to go forward and be the best that they can be.”

As a part of Corporate Citizenship, LANXESS India has been supporting social organizations, such as Bombay Teen Challenge (BTC), Save The Children India (STCI) in Mumbai and Aparajitha Foundations in Madurai so as to provide better education and livelihood to the children. LANXESS’ support to these NGOs over the past years is an example of its commitment to help improve the needs of society by encouraging poor children to strive for a better future.
About SNEH
SNEH - Special Need Education Home is a NGO working towards the betterment of Differently Abled Children. With some of the children being either physically or mentally challenged, SNEH endeavors to make them self reliable by providing them with Vocational Training & Occupational Therapy.

About LANXESS:
LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.58 billion in 2008 and currently about 14,600 employees in 23 countries. The company is represented at 43 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of plastics, rubber, intermediates and specialty chemicals.

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