This was actualized through two welfare programmes which commenced in 2007. The first was the School Adoption Programme intended to provide support to a Government owned school in Trivandrum. The second being the Scholarship Programme for aiding underprivileged students to pursue education in recognized schools in Trivandrum.
2018: RM extended support to the Thiruvalloor and Karichar government schools by providing furniture, equipment and basic school supplies for the students. RM also paid salaries of English and Computer Teachers. A visit to the RMESI premises was arranged for the kids from Karichar School.
2017: RM Group CEO David Brooks, RMESI CEO Connell Viegas, HR Director Angela Sherwood and HR Head Aditi Radhakrishnan visited Thiruvalloor and Karichar government schools. RM paid the salaries of English and Computer teachers in Thiruvalloor School for the 2017 academic year.
2016: RM distributed school shoes to over 320 underprivileged students in Thiruvalloor and Karichar Schools. Thiruvalloor School is a new addition to the School Adoption Programme this year. RM Group CEO David Brooks, RMESI CEO Connell Viegas, HR Director Angela Sherwood and HR Head Aditi Radhakrishnan committed to pay salaries of the English and Computer teachers in Thiruvalloor School for the 2016 academic year. Essential furniture were also provided for the classrooms in Thiruvalloor School.
2015: RM promised to take care of the essential furniture for the classrooms of Thiruvalloor School. RM Group CEO David Brooks, RMESI CEO Connell Viegas, HR Director Angela Sherwood and HR Head Aditi Radhakrishnan visited the school.
2014: Shoes were distributed to 145 students of the Karichar School. In early February, the students visited RMESI premises to understand how an IT company works. Their interactions with the staff motivated them immensely.
2013: RM distributed toys, chairs, and shoes to students and paid salaries of Computer and English teachers.
2012: RM helped rebuild the school's Science Lab with electrical fittings, plumbing and lab furniture. School uniforms, shoes, plates for the mid-day meal and toys were distributed to all the students.
2007 to 2011: Through the School Adoption Programme, RM donated the following items to Kazhakootam Government School - a public address system including an amplifier, speakers, a Laser printer, chairs, books, several sports and play equipment.
This scholarship scheme was initiated in 2007 to provide financial aid for the education of students who come under the low-income group in Kerala. Every year, students are added to this scheme. Applications are invited from deserving students to pursue their school education in the recognized schools of the city.
2018: Through the Graeme Dewart Scholarship Programme, RM sponsored fees of 53 students from various schools and colleges in Trivandrum. There are school students from 1st to 12th standard and college students pursuing various courses like BTech, MCA etc.
2017: RM sponsored fees of 48 students from various schools and colleges in Trivandrum. A majority of these students are from economically backward sections of the society. There are school students from 7th to 11th standard and college students pursuing various courses like BCom, BSc, BTech, MCA, MArch.
2016: The Graeme Dewart Scholarship funded 53 students from 3 different schools.
2015: The Graeme Dewart Scholarship funded nine students from 2 different city schools.
2014: The Graeme Dewart Scholarship funded the fees of 6 students from different city schools.
2013: 3 students from the city schools availed the scholarship.
2012: 5 students studying professional courses were funded in their academic endeavors.
2018: Kerala faced severe floods due to heavy rainfall that left the state battered and several homeless. RMESI employees volunteered across relief camps and distributed necessities to the flood-affected people. RM contributed Rs.15 lacs to the Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) for the ongoing rehabilitation efforts to rebuild Kerala. This includes the contributions pledged by the RM employees to show solidarity and support towards the flood-affected state.
- Connell Viegas, CEO, RMESI