One of the IKEA Foundation’s partners, the Lila Poonawalla Foundation, helps young women in India pursue higher education in engineering and other chosen fields. Founded by Lila Poonawalla, a business executive and the first Indian female CEO, the foundation focuses on the importance of education in creating a sustainable future for women and their families. Over the next several years, the IKEA Foundation is giving the Lila Poonawalla Foundation nearly €3.16 million to fund scholarships for 740 girls and young women from India. In addition to an education, they will also be able to access other programmes, including job placement services and counseling.
|Location||India, South Asia|
|Value||EUR 3.16 Million|