Gulf Foster a Child Drive 2015, 13 years and counting
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Gulf Foster a Child Drive 2015, 13 years and counting

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Gulf Foster a Child Drive 2015 saw over 42 families participate, and foster 60 kids. Cars were decorated in this year’s popular themes, Clean India, and Save Water. For more than a decade now, Gulf Oil has adopted this initiative to bring joy to the lives of lesser-privileged children from local schools. The 130-km drive from Mumbai to Khandala saw 40 boys from Our Lady’s Home in Parel, and Don Bosco Shelter home, and 20 girls from Seva Sadan Gamdevi.

Gulf Foster a Child Drive 2015
Gulf Foster a Child Drive 2015 Flag off at Worli by Ravi Chawla, MD Gulf Oil Lubricants

Gulf Foster a Child Drive 2015 included categories: All Ladies team, Best Decorated Car, and Best Dressed team. Participant winners were Vikas Jogwani, Yuvraj Pandey, Sharaf Pathan, RohiniGandhi and Madhu Jhadav.

Ravi Chawla, MD, Gulf Oil Lubricants says Gulf Foster A Child Car Drive is now in its 13th year, a testimony to its success. It is heartening to see many families that have been associated with the event for as long. He looks forward to participation and good wishes from more families around Mumbai in the years to come.

Dr. Boman Dhabhar, Cancer Specialist, Jaslok Hospital has been participating since 13 years, and views it as a great and good initiative from Gulf Oil. He believes children are our future, and it is important that underprivileged children receive support to improve their lives.

Alpa Patel has been participating since seven years. The drive looks to to bring a smile on face of participating kids, and sensitise people to their plight.

Neelima E.V has been participating since four years, having navigated two years, and now driven two years. She takes pride in supporting the Gulf Foster a Child Drive 2015, and looks at it as an opportunity for motorsport enthusiasts to do their bit for underprivileged children.

Gulf Foster a Child Drive 2015 combined navigational expertise, so a driver, and crew comprising of family members and a foster child for the day worked together to figure out a route chart provided.