2010

The Beginning of the Journey

UWC OPENS IN THE CITY
Part of United Way Worldwide, a global non-profit movement that channelizes the giving power of corporates to create an impact in the neediest communities

The Beginning of the Journey

2011-12

Establishing our CSR & Volunteering verticals

Provided assistive devices & employment opportunities to the differently-abled
6 AVAZ devices worth Rs. 40,000/- each was donated to children of Vidya Sagar, a center for special education. 100 differently-abled individuals trained and placed in companies such as GE, Hinduja, Kotak Mahindra etc

Establishing our CSR & Volunteering verticals

Organized the first CEO Run in Chennai
6 AVAZ devices worth Rs. 40,000/- each was donated to children of Vidya Sagar, a center for special education. 100 differently-abled individuals trained and placed in companies such as GE, Hinduja, Kotak Mahindra etc.

2013-14

First Budget Meet organized
Speakers included Mr. PN Vijay along with Mr. Nandkumar Surti and Mr. Sankaran Naren. Raised Rs. 30 Lakhs with 11 corporate sponsors
Organized our First Dream Madras Exhibition
To commemorate Madras’ 375th birthday, students from different schools exhibited their ideas about their perspective of Chennai. In the following year, we partnered with TOI to organize UWC’s first public performance with Ms. Shobana

Striking collaborative partnerships

10,000 runners participated in
The Wipro Chennai Marathon
Included international participants from Uganda, Dubai, Algeria, and Ethiopia. A number of physically challenged persons were seen running, including India’s first blade runner, Major Devender Pal Singh.