In pictures: Suresh Raina launches special project ahead of his 34th birthday

First Published Nov 23, 2020, 6:57 PM IST

Suresh Raina is a former Indian cricketer, having represented the side across formats. He plays for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League, having been a part of their three title-winning campaign. He would turn 34 come Friday.

<p>Former Indian cricketer Suresh Raina might not don India colours again but would look to continue his services with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Nonetheless, he seems to start a new innings in his post-cricket career with NGOs.</p>

Former Indian cricketer Suresh Raina might not don India colours again but would look to continue his services with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Nonetheless, he seems to start a new innings in his post-cricket career with NGOs.

<p>Ahead of his 34th birthday, Raina is looking to help 34 schools in Uttar Pradesh and National Capitals Region (NCR) with crucial features, like proper sanitation and fresh drinking water facilities. The initiative has been taken up by his NGO, Gracia Raina Foundation (GRF), along with Yuva Unstoppable.</p>

Ahead of his 34th birthday, Raina is looking to help 34 schools in Uttar Pradesh and National Capitals Region (NCR) with crucial features, like proper sanitation and fresh drinking water facilities. The initiative has been taken up by his NGO, Gracia Raina Foundation (GRF), along with Yuva Unstoppable.

<p>On Monday, Raina shared some pictures on his <em>Twitter </em>handle on the same, where he is seen inaugurating a school toilet, along with his wife, Priyanka.</p>

On Monday, Raina shared some pictures on his Twitter handle on the same, where he is seen inaugurating a school toilet, along with his wife, Priyanka.

<p>Raina posed with his wife and his NGO workers, along with some school staff during the campaign.</p>

Raina posed with his wife and his NGO workers, along with some school staff during the campaign.

<p>Raina, along with his wife, also gave some inspirational speech following the toilet inauguration in the school.</p>

Raina, along with his wife, also gave some inspirational speech following the toilet inauguration in the school.

<p>Raina was seen proving some of the students with some supplies, along with his wife.</p>

Raina was seen proving some of the students with some supplies, along with his wife.

<p>Raina was also seen pre-celebrating his birthday by blowing the candles on a cake in a classroom.</p>

Raina was also seen pre-celebrating his birthday by blowing the candles on a cake in a classroom.

<p>Raina also interacted with some of the school staffs, along with his wife.</p>

Raina also interacted with some of the school staffs, along with his wife.

<p>Raina also indulged in a carrom board session with some of the students.</p>

Raina also indulged in a carrom board session with some of the students.

<p>Raina captioned the post, “Giving back to the society that has given me so much has always been my guiding philosophy. As I turn 34, I’m excited to launch my most special project yet with @grfcare &amp; @UnstoppableYUVA to provide toilets, drinking water &amp; adolescent health programs across 34 schools in India.”</p>

Raina captioned the post, “Giving back to the society that has given me so much has always been my guiding philosophy. As I turn 34, I’m excited to launch my most special project yet with @grfcare & @UnstoppableYUVA to provide toilets, drinking water & adolescent health programs across 34 schools in India.”