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Hope, CA set up school for slum kids in Hyderabad

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Hyderabad , June 25

HOPE Foundation India in collaboration with Computer Associates International (CA) has opened a school for underprivileged children in the slums of Hyderabad.

This project is funded by Computer Associates and its employees. About 120 children are already benefiting from the project. The Principal Secretary, IT and Communications, Andhra Pradesh Government, Mr J.C. Mohanty, inaugurated the school.

At the school, children will receive free education, mid-day meals, uniforms and books.

The Chief Operating Officer, Computer Associates India Technology Centre, Mr Pravin Chand, said, "CA is very proud to be a part of this programme as it highlights the commitment of our people to making our communities better. By supporting the school, we can bring about positive changes in the lives of underprivileged children."

The Executive Director, Hope Foundation India, Mr Mark Templer, said, "Computer Associates' management and employees, both in the US and in India, have shown a very hands-on, personal interest in this programme, and we are extremely excited about working together. They really care about making a difference in the lives of children, and we are looking forward to even greater things. It is a joy to work with people with such genuine hearts to provide hope for children."

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