Care wishes all of you a very Happy and Prosperous
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’.
In continuation with the 'Service to Humanity' Awards' that were instituted by Udayan Care 4 years back, we honored eminent people from different fields such as Mr. S.M.Jain, Dr. Harsh Mahajan, Mr. Deepak Sen and Dr. J.N.Puri for contributing significant amount of their time and resources at Udayan Care to help the under privileged children. Mr. Suresh Neotia, our trustee who was endowed with the 'Padma Bhushan' Award has been a constant pillar of strength for our organization. He was presented with a special citation on this occasion
World South Asia made it possible for Udayan Care to air
itself once more on 29th Oct.08 through the Radio program
FM Rainbow 102.6 MHz. Mr. Satish Nagraji, Coordinator Community
Media, ‘One World South Asia’ visited us at
our Badarpur CTLC and discussed the program with us. This
program ‘Maa Tujhe Salaam’ focused on the problems
of orphan & abandoned children and how the Mentor Parents
at Udayan Care took personal interest in bringing a change
in the life of these disadvantaged children. Mr. Manoj Srivastava,
Program Coordinator, CTLC and Ms. Shalini, MIS Executive
at Udayan Care were the active agents of this program.
GHAR PROGRAMME :
of our girls from Mehrauli Home, Gurmeet, Salma and Jyoti
were selected as leading members of Child Advisory Board,
an initiative taken by Plan India, an organization working
on the rights of children. The children are expected to develop
newsletters, organize advocacy campaigns in schools and talk
about children’s rights on various platforms.
Udayan, our child at Gr. Noida Home was invited along with
her school, for a dance performance at the inaugural function
of Gautam Buddha University. Ms. Mayawati, the U.P. Chief
Minister, presented an amount of Rs.25000/- to each of the
children in appreciation of their performance.
Date with God!
at our Sant Nagar Home celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr in the month
of October. They were treated with 'sewai' and were gifted
all our homes shimmered with colorful light, as prayers were
sung by the children to evoke the blessings of Goddess ‘Lakshmi’,
the symbol of prosperity.
Udayan Care saw one more day of ‘puja’ and celebration
when children from all homes gathered together on the eve
of Bhai Dooj. Bond of love renewed as the sisters put ‘tikka’
on the forehead of their brothers and received assurance of
protection from them in return.
Teach India Campaign brought us more than
100 volunteers who were interested in giving quality time
to our children. They were therefore distributed into all
our homes on the basis of easy accessibility as well as the
need of our children.
Adidas, CSC and Xansa, our
Corporate volunteers continued with their interventions at
our 4 Homes; Gurgaon, Sant Nagar, Mayur Vihar and Greater
volunteer from SIMC, Pune
has been helping us develop photo codes, archives and a 30
seconder on Udayan Care.
from LSR and Modern School continue
to help out our children in their studies.
from Germany, UK, US, Denmark, Canada and
Switzerland invested their valuable time
at our Homes in Gurgaon, Greater Noida and Noida.
Sanjay Gupta, Sr. Vice President, American Express
with a group comprising of HR specialists and financial analysts
have been organizing brainstorming sessions with us on the
issue of ‘Running Homes as per the guidelines of J.J.Act’.
These sessions are conducted with an aim to develop replicable
models of Udayan Ghars.
behalf of our children, we thank each of the volunteers for
dedicating his/ her valuable time to the cause.
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continuation to the series of workshops on ‘Para Counseling
Skills’, Dr. Gupta took up ‘Anger Management’
as the major topic of discussion with the Mentors. ‘Education
Policy’ was another issue that was discussed at length
in September. With the caregivers, besides talking about ‘Anger
Management’, a session on First Aid was also conducted.
SHALINI FELLOWSHIP :
Our newest Chapter
at Uttarakhand was formally inaugurated in September at
Welham Girl’s School, Dehradun. H. E., Shri B.L. Joshi,
the hon’ble Governor of Uttarakhand was the Chief
Guest for the occasion. Other prominent personalities such
as AVM Shri H. L. Kapoor, Mr. Keshav Desi Raju, Principal
Secretary (Education) to the Government of Uttarakhand,
Mr. Ram Babu from Kusuma Foundation were present on the
occasion. 210 new Fellows were inducted into the Kusuma
Udayan Shalini Fellowship Programme.
thankful to the Welham Girls’ School for making such
beautiful arrangements for us and for making their staff
and students available to us for invigilation and in the
selection process of Fellows. Moreover, the school also
promised to make their premises available to us for all
our activities in future.
new inductions took place in Kolkata and Aurangabad, another
group of 50 girls were inducted into the Delhi chapter in
a glittering ceremony held at Mahavir Senior Model School,
Rana Pratap Marg. Mr. Salman Khurshid graced the occasion
as the Chief Guest of the ceremony.
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Fellows in Delhi donned their thinking caps as Mr. Sameer
Pathak, Director, Business Development; CNBC Awaaz motivated
them to reach for higher goals in life. The topic of discussion
in this quarterly workshop was ‘I think…’.
Mr. Vikram Dutt, Honorary advisor, also graced the occasion
by his presence.
in the making…!
going USF Fellows attended a week’s Residential Camp
at our Greater Noida Home, in the month of October. The
theme of this Camp was ‘Leadership’, wherein
an attempt was made to instill headship qualities into the
girls. Mr. Sameer Pathak was invited to share his views
with the children there. Quiz, essay competitions, Computer
classes and language classes too formed a part of this Camp.
At the Home, the girls were also introduced to Yoga by the
resident yoga teacher, Ms. Aparna.
OUTREACH PROGRAMME :
One of our HIV +ve beneficiaries got married 2
years back and gave birth to a child. Through our workshops, we
informed her about all safe practices as a result of which, after
a period of 18 months the beneficiary received the happiest news
of her life. Her child was tested negative and declared free of
the AIDS Virus.
In the months
of September and October, the HIV affected parents of our beneficiaries
were introduced to the concept of RCH (Reproductive Child Health)
& their responsibilities as parents. One of our international
volunteers Ms. Marie-Elanie conducted a one-to-one session with
the womenfolk as a part of her research on RCH.
Ms. Anita Kapoor, a social worker from Jamia Milia
Islamia University conducted an ‘Art & Craft’
session with our beneficiaries. The kids learnt to make various
articles out of waste material.
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CARE COMPUTER TRAINING AND LEARNING CENTRES:
Communities at Lakharpur, Badarpur
and Vinod Nagar (New Delhi) saw a door-to-door Udayan Care mobilization
in the month of October. 52 inductions in the month of September
and 45 in the month of October summed up to a total of 3747 beneficiaries
currently undergoing a course in Computers at our 5 Computer Centers
situated at Vinod Nagar, Badarpur, Dharuhera, Gurgaon and Greater
Noida. 88 students passed out from our centers recently.
competition on Rangoli, Mehandi and Drawing was organized at our
RKMF-Udayan Care CTLC, Dharuhera on the 16th of Oct. Col. J.K.Dhanda
(Chief Administrator, RKMF) and Mrs. Neelima (Principal, RMVM) graced
the occasion and judged the 40 participants.
earthen pots, diyas, beautiful wall hangings adorned with mirrors,
ribbons, sparkles and paint were made by the joint effort of the
faculty and the staff. This workshop was held on 15th October at
Vinod Nagar CTLC to mark the festival of Deepawali.
Products at Corporates!
such as Make My Trip, Royal Bank of Scotland, Nirmal Bhartiya
School, MDI, CSC, Wipro, Marriot Hotel, Hewitt and Amex and educational
institutes such as Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi and Pragyan
School, Greater Noida honored our efforts by providing us with
their premises where we put up stalls for Diwali celebrations.
Products such as Greeting Cards, Gift tags, Desk Calendars, paintings,
magazine gift packs, business card albums, chocolates, mugs, travel
wallets, jewellery wraps, memo pads, fridge magnets, lap trays,
T-Shirts, aprons made by Udayan Care.
musical fundraising event was held at the India Habitat Centre
wherein one of the most gifted classical vocalists Pt.
Channulal Mishra regaled the audience with a diverse
range of compositions.
Shri Pushparaj on the surbahar, and Ms.Hetal Mehta
on the tabla also wove magic on the audience.
was supported by Vatika and Global Coal & Mining Pvt. Ltd.
India Habitat Centre and Ramchander Nath Foundation partnered
with us. We thank them and our advertisers CSC, IDFC Projects,
Mandarin Court, Alsisar Hotels, The Springer India Website, Stay
Inn Group of Apartments & Kamal Tours and Kwality for making
this event possible.
FORTHCOMING EVENTS :
children from Udayan Ghars are looking forward to their Winter
Camp that shall be organized at the end of this
year. Children from all our Homes shall join together to bid farewell
to the year 2008. Exciting fun-based workshops shall occupy the
children during their stay at our Greater Noida Home. Sponsors,
Donors, Volunteers and Innovative Ideas are invited
to make this Camp a memorable one for the children! Please contact
us at the address mentioned below.
Office, Udayan Care
16/97 A, 1st Floor, Vikram Vihar, Lajpat Nagar-IV, New Delhi-110024,
Tel.: 011-29840151/32603837, Telefax: 011-29840151
For further details, visit us: www.udayancare.org
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