Care is a Public Charitable Trust, working for the last
14 years, for the quality care of disadvantaged
children and women. The vision is to 'Regenerate
the rhythm of life of the disadvantaged'.
the active participation of Sanjay Gupta and Anurag Gupta
from American Express, and their team of volunteers, such
as Archana Bhatia (HR) and Atul Kapoor (Finance) as well
as volunteers from their process management team, we are
all geared up to improvise best practices as well as evolve
a manual of policies and procedures for consolidation
and expansion of our programmes.
Policy on Child Protection got finalised
with the help of a German volunteer, Ms. Melanie Effenburger.
Almost 3 months were spent on this very participatory
process with all the stakeholders, mentor parents, the
professional staff, caregivers, volunteers and children.
participated in various consultations, including the
one organized by Prayas on J.J.Rules, and QIC&AC.
Shalini Fellowships Programme is now geared up for launching
the chapters in Aurangabad, Maharashtra,
and Dehradoon, Uttaranchal.
we have over 64 children affected with
HIV/AIDS in our fold. Indian Oil Corporation
and Mr. Seth Call also joined in to support
our Udayan Outreach Programme with the existing donors
like Kidstuf Promos & Events and
Uttam Nagar Computer Training and Learning Center was
shifted to Greater Noida. The strength at our 5 centers
grew up to 3052.
Kristen Benson, our international
volunteer coordinator from Australia, is back at our New
Delhi Office and is bringing additional advantages to
Melanie Effenburger from Germany helped
develop training programs for our newly instated Child
Protection Policy and Niti (USA) and Kachina trained the
girls in Sant Nagar Home.
Julien Lesenechal and Antoine from France
finished their voluntary assignment at the Gurgaon home
after 5 months, and left behind a beautiful, artistic
impression on the walls of newly painted home.
Hoenel and Phillip Wolf from Germany began working
full time in the office after spending last 6 months in
the Noida boys home.
from UK began focusing on English speaking lessons with
the very eager group of boys at Gurgaon Home.
students from several reputed Indian colleges and universities
have successfully completed their internships with Udayan
Care. We extend our thanks to Indian Institute of
Foreign Trade, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Symbiosis
Institute of Media & Communication and Jaypee Business School,
Noida for sending their students to our organization
for summer training/ internship. We wish to have a long-term
association with these institutions.
at Perfection !
The Credibility Alliance conducted an audit
for our organization wherein the designated assessor checked
all the documents and made a visit to our Homes at NOIDA and
Greater Noida. He took away a very positive impression of
Another Award !
Kiran Modi, our Managing Trustee was presented with a
bursary to attend an International Conference
on Fundraising at San Diego, USA.
Modi made an inspiring presentation at Princeton University
that was attended by professors from different faculties,
students and our already signed up international volunteers.
Mr. Ricky Surie, our long time donor and friend organized
this event and another with the elite gathering of Mc Kinsey
Development Group where some very interesting suggestions
Another opportunity came when, Mr. Suresh Neotia, our member and long time donor, invited a few important people of Kolkata at his residence on 12th April and presented Udayan Care with a very appealing speech. Dr. Kiran Modi's presentation of Udayan Care's work was truly appreciated. Our Convenor, Kolkata Chapter, Ms Kusum Bhandari's emotional appeal also had a great impact.
The Cycle of Life
and Splashes !
Children from all 6 homes contributed to the event by making
beautiful paintings under the skillful guidance of
Ms. Mithu Sen, the famous artist. They also took
part in the film being developed on the organization, which
was to be shown during the exhibition.
of Choice !
The Metropolitan Hotel, New Delhi launched
Udayan Care as the hotel's charity of choice
in an exclusive luncheon on the 25th of March 2007. The lunch
was hosted by Metropolitan Hotel where Udayan Care's friends
and life long volunteers participated. The interactive event
also helped Udayan Care promote its impending art-show Continuum-a
cycle of life. The Metropolitan hotel has very kindly decided
to dedicate rent of one of their Suites to Udayan Care.
Final Show !
Care successfully conducted its first major art exhibition
Continuum-the cycle of lif, on 5th and 6th April, with Hyatt
Regency, Delhi so graciously playing the co-hosts.
With 121 artworks from the best of contemporary Indian artists,
curated by the noted Curators Sushma Bahl and
Archana B. Sapra, the exhibition showcased
plurality of thoughts in physical, metaphorical, theological,
philosophical, socio-political or conceptual essence through
a wide range of art works in different aesthetics, materials,
techniques, styles and sizes-
three dimensional- paintings or drawings or sculptures or
new media- digital, installation or other forms of art. The
objective of the show was to raise funds for our ninth
home, which is being constructed in Modinagar; U.P.
With some artists donating full amount to some half of the
sale proceeds from their works for the cause, the event proved
to be a celebrity event with Chitrangda Singh
endorsing the cause of Udayan Care with her presence. The
corporate society too contributed to this creative art project
and helped raise funds for the cause. Perfect Relations
took up their job of creating awareness about Udayan Care
and the exhibition so perfectly!!! Vatica Group
as usual supported whole-heartedly. We are truly thankful
to all the others like Coca Cola and Professional
Couriers for encouraging us by partnering with us
in the event. The beautiful invites and the catalogues, so
masterfully printed by Ajanta Offset Printing Press,
were appreciated hugely by one and all. Meenu and Meetu of ROOTs fame
put in their dazzling event management skill and the audience
had a taste of soulful Sufi music and modern dance. The young
and lively painter, Sakshi Nayar compered
brainchild of Isabel Sahni, the mentor mother of Sant Nagar
Home, our Design Studio has the active participation of various
professionals to design new products and identify target markets,
besides Madhu Gupta, mentor mother, Mayur Vihar Home and Shreela
Bajoria, a member. We are grateful to the following for rendering
us their precious time and support :
a fashion designer from Australia, currently based in
textile designer who specializes in sourcing work from
village craftsmen and has her own production unit in Noida
producer of household novelty items for the export market
and has a wealth of knowledge of the local market
graphic designer from Germany
textile designer from Denmark, based in Paris, expert
Ghars (HOMES) :
final countdown began in the month of March as results of
final exams started coming out. We had a reason to celebrate
as we achieved 98% success this year.
children who appeared for their Board exams of Class X and
XII are still awaiting their results.
on Counseling Skills, being conducted by Dr. Deepak Gupta
and Ms. Priyanka Goenka continued for our Mentor Mothers,
Caregivers as well as the Program Coordinators.
our Sant Nagar Home for Girls :
Delegates from the British High Commission,
including Ms. Wendy Butler, Chairman, Charity Committee
and the wife of Deputy High Commissioner paid a visit
to the home and made a magnanimous donation of draperies
and linen, clothes, suitcases, cushions and what not.
Kiran Udayan, awaiting her Class XII
result, succeeded in getting a summer job at Mc Donalds’,
our Mayur Vihar Home for Boys :
Members visited our Home on the 8th of March.
our Mehrauli Home for Girls :
Express gifted movie coupons to our children at Mehrauli
Home, which they made use of on the 2nd of March to watch
Jodha Akbar at PVR, Saket.
An Award Function was organized at Uppal’s Orchid
on the 15th of March by HDFC Bank, for
their employees. A few children from our Mehrauli Home,
accompanied by our Managing Trustee, Dr. Kiran Modi, were
invited to the function where the children were treated
with snacks and given a bagful of stationeries. HDFC Bank
also so graciously donated a cheque of Rs 1,00,000/-.
Children looked forward to the volunteers from Google
to do various activities with!!!
our Greater Noida Home for Girls :
Biswas and Ruchi Mahajan too succeeded
in getting summer jobs for themselves. Pinki has started
working as a Front Office Executive at M.P.S. Technologies
Limited while Ruchi is working at Mc Donalds, Greater Noida.
We hope they have a great experience working there and learn
our Gurgaon Home for Boys:
Fidelity invited our boys to play Holi
and have lunch with them. All our boys had a gala time
boys were treated to a practice session between the Delhi
Daredevils and the Rajasthan Royals
at Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium on Friday 18th April. The
children met the Australian cricketer Glenn McGrath and
took his autographs while chatting with him. A big THANK
YOU to adidas for organizing this event for our boys.
group of 10 corporate volunteers from GE India
spent an afternoon at the Guragon boy’s home on
Saturday the 19th April. The day was jam packed with games
and competitions and prizes were distributed later.
our Noida Home for Boys :
our Noida Home for Girls :
received the much-awaited license to run a second Home
in partnership with Yaakov's Light and
Home of Hope, at Noida, this time for
our girls. Currently, we are in the process of bringing
in girls, who hail from U.P., to the home.
our Pratap Nagar Home for Boys :
await a license for our newest and the eighth home at Pratap
architectural designs for the 9th Home at Modinagar U. P.
are all ready to start work.
At our Modinagar Home for Girls :
- The architectural designs for the 9th Home at Modinagar U. P. are all ready to start work.
SHALINI FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME:
first Quarterly Workshop of the year was held in Kolkata on
the 12th of April, which was sponsored by Ambuja Realty.
Kusum Bhandari, our Conevenor of the chapter conducted it on
phonetics and presented all the girls with wonderful dictionaries.
It turned out to be a great success.
The first quarterly workshop at Delhi was conducted on the 13th
April 08 in Delhi. Ms. Neha Jain an MBA from IP University and
the grand daughter of Mr. C P Jain our Mentor and Core Committee
member shared the technique of effective communication.
Shalini Fellowships had its first social campaign of the year
on generating awareness on issues pertaining to the ill
effects of tobacco on health, society as well as economy.
The campaign was carried out in the Mangolpuri area of West
Delhi. Over 130 Fellows participated with great enthusiasm and
drew a huge positive response from the community.
mentee meet of Bharti Udayan Shalini Fellowships was
another major event that happened during this period.
A scientist in the making, Darshana Joshi our
Fellow from the third batch, currently in Graduation IInd year
(Physics) was chosen to participate in a three-month summer
camp at Indian Institute of Science. Three cheers to her!!
CARE OUTREACH PROGRAMME:
financial assistance, we also conduct various capacity building
workshops for our beneficiaries every month. Workshop on ‘Remarriage
amongst HIV positives’ was conducted with our
HIV affected beneficiaries while another on ‘fighting
against losing hope’ was conducted with 64 children
affected with HIV/ AIDS.
CARE COMPUTER TRAINING AND LEARNING CENTRES
Our first batch of Kishwarna – Udayan Care Computer Training
and Learning center at Badarpur successfully completed their
MUPP course and were presented certificates on 12th March 2008.
Mr. K.L.Arora (Trustee Kishwarna Charitable Trust), Mr. B.K.Arora
(Administrator, Kishwarna Charitable Trust), Mr. Bipin Bhatnagar
(Manager-Kishwarna Charitable Trust) facilitated the certificate
successfully mobilized the community at Uttam Nagar.
- We also shifted our Uttam Nagar computer center to Greater Noida.
Office, Udayan Care
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Tel.: 011-29840151/32603837, Telefax: 011-29840151
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