Deliver a child while quizzing - but not without a cry.
CRY (Child Relief And You) is presenting a quiz, The Maruti Suzuki FACT (Free A Child Today), on the 3rd of October. FACT is a national level trivia quiz, and is among India’s toughest quizes. FACT is now in its 8th year, and it is a unique corporate quiz that tests both the intelligence and the Emotional Quotients of its participants, while helping make child rights a reality.
The preliminary rounds of the quiz started on the 27th of September, at Kolkata, and have been held at different cities including Delh (2005-09-30), Chennai (2005-10-01), and Bangalore (2005-10-02). The preliminary quiz will be conducted at Hyderabad (2005-10-03), and the other rounds at Mumbai (2005-10-14), and Pune (2005-20-15). Derek O’Brien will conduct the national finals, to be held at Delhi on the 28th of October. Well known cricket commentator and avid quizzer, Gautam Bhimani, will conduct the regional rounds.
During the past years, over 680 organisations across 6 cities have sent teams to FACT, raising over Rs. 50 lakhs, helping 6,000 underprivileged children. To participate, corporates have to send a team of two employees (multiple teams per company are permitted). The entry fee of Rs. 8,000 (tax exempt (50%) under section 80G of Income Tax Act, 1961) per team will enable 10 children to obtain their basic right to an education. To know more, contact the nearest CRY office, or download the participation form or SMS to 8558I.
This quiz is organised by Child Please contact Nirmalya Chakrabarty on 93911-70399 for further details.