OPPO, the leading Chinese handsets brand invited 17 cancer survivor children from Delhi’s Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre (RGCIRC) along with YouWeCan Foundation to witness Yuvraj Singh’s home ground match on Sunday versus Sunrisers, Hyderabad in Mohali. The ace cricketer Yuvraj Singh interacted with the children before the start of the match. This is OPPO and ‘YouWeCan’ Foundation’s second initiative to raise awareness on cancer survivor children.
According to Oppo, this s initiative was designed to instil hope and confidence among children who have gone through the ordeal of cancer and survived. For children, who got an opportunity to meet with cricketing icon Yuvraj, this was a dream come true, which they would relish forever. YouWeCan Foundation along with RGCIRC is also running a program “TogetherWeCan” where education of 100 cancer survivor kids for 5 years shall be taken care of.
“I’ve had such a wonderful experience interacting with the kids and be a witness to their strength, courage and energy which is almost viral, and as I have inspired many they have inspired me in the same way”, said ace cricketer and OPPO’s First Sports Ambassador for this cricket season, Yuvraj Singh.
OPPO’s ongoing “Game On, Selfie On” campaign was launched with a series of social media posts on facts about cancer on 30th April. The more these posts are shared by users on their personal networks, more will be the level of awareness. OPPO will donate Rs.50 for every single ‘Share’ of the post to ‘YouWeCan’ Foundation. On hitting a landmark of 20,000 ‘Shares’ per post, OPPO will donate a maximum amount of Rs. 10 Lakh to YouWeCan Foundation. There’s also a surprise for the fans. Every week lucky fans stand a chance to win one OPPO F1 Plus autographed by Yuvraj Singh and one OPPO F1, as stated by the company in its press statement.