Hyundai Hosts Students to KidZania Mumbai From Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Vidya Mandir - A Hyundai Motor India Foundation Initiative

  Hyundai Hosts Students to KidZania Mumbai From Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Vidya
             Mandir - A Hyundai Motor India Foundation Initiative

  PR Newswire

  MUMBAI, August 8, 2014

MUMBAI, August 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), the second largest car manufacturer in
India and the largest passenger car exporter, takes its "New Thinking and New
Possibilities" brand philosophy to the next level through its Hyundai Motor
India Foundation.

HMIL's CSR arm, Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF) has been founded to
follow sustainable, compassionate and effective practices for the community
and hasundertaken an innovative initiative to partner with KidZania Mumbai in
the area of educational and vocational training for children.

As a part of HMIF's ongoing support to education projects, the foundation has
undertaken a tie-up with the Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Vidya Mandir (SSRVM) School
in Dharavi, Mumbai, Asia's largest slum. The Art of Living teachers/volunteers
run a special designed course for children: ArtExcel or All Round Training in
Excellence. Hyundai, also a partner at KidZania, the world's leading
edutainment brand for children, thought this a perfect opportunity to host
kids from the SSRVM school for a day out at KidZania to give them exposure to
new experiences that entail more than 90 role-playing activities including the
Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV), Car Dealership & Driving Street which
Hyundai sponsors at KidZania. Kids from the school will get a chance to spend
anentire day at KidZania and have 'fun, learning and freedom' all at the same

Commenting on this partnership, KidZania India spokesperson Viraj Jit Singh,
Chief Marketing Officer said, "Supporting underprivileged children is at the
core of our CSR strategy globally. We are proud to partner with Hyundai to
create a special day for the kids from the  Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Vidya

About KidZania

KidZania is one of the fastest growing kids' interactive entertainment brands
in the world. It is an interactive kids' city combining inspiration, fun and
learning through realistic role-play for children aged 3-14. Kids
independently explore a safe and contained 80,000 square foot kid-sized city
with nearly 100 exciting careers that they can try out as they learn about the
inner workings of a city and the concept of managing money. Each
ultra-realistic experience is designed to empower kids, giving them the
confidence to be their best selves, and inspiration to be great global
citizens. With 16 locations in thirteen countries and rapidly growing
globally, KidZania is one of the most inventive kid's edutainment concepts in
the world.

KidZania, Inc., headquartered in Mexico, was founded in 1997, opened its first
center in 1999, and is privately held. During 2014, KidZania will celebrate
the company's 15th anniversary which will include tons of fun surprises for
its visitors around the world.

Overview - KidZania

Opened: 1999

Headquarters: Mexico City, Mexico

Founder: Xavier Lopez Ancona

Visitors: More than 35 million global visitors since opening in 1999

Global Footprint: There are currently 16 KidZania facilities located in 13
global markets with additional 10 facilities under development. 

Open Facilities: Mexico City - Santa Fe, Mexico (1999), Monterrey, Mexico
(2006), Tokyo, Japan (2006), Jakarta, Indonesia (2007), Osaka, Japan (2009),
Lisbon, Portugal (2009), Dubai, United Emirates (2010), Seoul, South Korea
(2010), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2012), Mexico City - Cuicuilco, Mexico (2012),
Santiago, Chile (2012) Bangkok, Thailand (2013), Kuwait City, Kuwait (2013),
Mumbai, India (2013) and Cairo, Egypt (2013), Istanbul, Turkey (2014)

In Development: Delhi NCR-India, São Paulo-Brazil, Jeddah-Saudi Arabia,
London-England, Moscow-Russia, Manila-Philippines , Singapore-Singapore,
Doha-Qatar, Busan- South Korea, and the United States.

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Media Contact: Shaalu Wadhwa, , +91-9819600135,
General Manager - Marketing and PR, KidZania Mumbai
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