Yeti Airlines donates Rs 1.32 million to four non-governmental organisations (NGO) working in the field of health, women and children under its corporate social responsibility (CSR).
The airline supports NGOs from Rs 4 collected from each passenger ticket. Yeti Airlines handed over a cheque of Rs 331,590 to each of the four NGOs –– Itahari-based Helpless Children Welfare Mission, Sewa Kendra Leprosy Relief, Kathmandu, Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Centre, Sangha, and Women for Human Rights, Kathmandu. Earlier, the airline had supported them with Rs 2.21 million. Overall, the airline has donated Rs 6.13 million to nearly a half a dozen NGOs.
We are serious about our CSR and it is more focused on people, said Bijaya Bahadur Shrestha, Executive Director.
Yeti Airlines, operating in Bhadrapur, Bhairahawa, Biratnagar, Pokhara, Nepalgunj, Dhangarhi and Janakpur, provides 50 per cent discount to disabled people, followed by 25 per cent to senior citizens, and 10 per cent on round trips.
According to a statement, the Airlines has presented a total financial assistance of Rs. 61,38,928 to Tewa, OCCED, Maiti Nepal, Neapl Leprosy Relief, Nepal Glaucoma Eye Clinic (Tilganga) and Sewa Kendra Leprosy, Helpless Children Welfare Mission, Itahari, Sewa Kendra Leprosy Relief, Kathmandu, Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Center, Sanga and Women for Human Rights, Kathmandu.
The Airlines also provides special discounts to disabled people (50%), senior citizens (25%) and to all Nepalese a discout of 10% on round trip in the sectors as Bhadrapur, Bhairahawa, Pokhara, Nepalgunj, Dhangadhi and Janakpur.