Care is a Public Charitable Trust, working for the last
14 years, for the quality care of disadvantaged children
The vision is to ‘Regenerate the
rhythm of life of the disadvantaged’.
The mission is ‘For every child a
home and education for every adult the dignity of self-reliance
and the desire to give back to society’.’
2nd Adi Dasler Udayan Care Sports Day
held on January 13, 2008, at Banyan Tree School
ground emerged as a memorable experience for our children
as Mr. Murali Karthik, the famous cricketer made his presence
felt by actively participating in the event. Teams led
by Mr. Karthik and Mr. Raghavendra Mudgal, the Television
celebrity played cricket with the children. Other dignitaries
who graced the occasion were Mr. Andreas Gellner (Managing
Director, Adidas India) and Mr. Hartwin Fedderson
Head, Adidas India)
Personified, Sport Enthusiasts
are grateful to Banyan Tree School for giving us their
school grounds for the event, Adidas for providing our
children with footgear and prizes and Creambell for making
for all. Channel Metro Nation and newspapers ‘Dainik
Jagran’ and ‘Amar Ujala’ covered the
Personified, Sport Enthusiasts
RBS India Development Center launched a
community Cashback Programme in which they invited Dr.
Kiran Modi to make a presentation on Udayan Care. Around
800 invitees showed active interest in the organisation
Udayan Care hosted a first-ever Total Quality
Management Meet at its head office, where organizations,
from Delhi and Punjab, supported by Home of Hope, USA,
came together to develop quality childcare systems in
their organizations. This meeting was conducted by Mr.
Vikram Dutt, Program Director HOH, Inc. USA, a noted Rehabilitation
Consultant. Mr. Dutt is also one of Udayan Care’s
Udayan Care was invited to share its Udayan Ghar model
on Foster Care in a National Consultation on ‘Rehabilitation
and Social Reintegration of Unknown Babies- Evolving an
accountable system’. This meet was organized
by the QIC&AC group of which Udayan Care is an active
Care held Collaborative Art events at Make
My Trip and IFFCO, where noted, contemporary artists and the
employees of the companies rubbed shoulders in creating artworks
of distinction. It brought a very unique experience to the
participants as they received guidance from artists such as
Prem Singh, Nupur Kundu and Donavon TW. The IFFCO team, led
by their MD Mr. U S Awasthi, a renowned art enthusiast, was
greatly amused at the joint canvas and created motifs, which
are going to grace their office as a wonderful example of
teamwork.Artists Nupur Kundu and Prem Singh,chipped in with
their artistic strokes and thus emerged an artwork fit to
be put before viewers.
paintings of both the artists were conceived and started to
be finished later at their studios.A
similar excitement was palpable at Make My Trip office when
their employees painted a joint canvas with Donavan. There
was an art student too to egg on children and the employees.
Donavan started his own work there to be completed later.
the artworks are presold to their respective companies for
the construction of our newest Home in Modinagar and shall
grace the exhibition, CONTINUUM, to be held on 5th and 6th
April at Hyatt Regency Hotel.
Ms. Meenu Gupta, a volunteer, celebrated ‘Lohri’
this year by requesting her guests to make donations to Udayan
Care instead of bringing gifts for her newborn grandchild.
This community initiative was a very positive kick-start to
the New Year.
Mentor mothers, Volunteers and staff participated
in a Child Protection Training that was
conducted by Ms. Dee Jethwa at VSO. This wonderful seminar
was organized by AFP, our partners in UK. The insight
thus developed helped us in fortifying the Child Protection
Policy that we were already working upon, with the help
of Melanie Effenberger, our volunteer from Germany, an
expert in Child Rights. A draft of the Policy was shared
with the volunteers and the staff and their feedback was
taken. Now the Policy is in order and shall be made available
for the staff and volunteers soon.
Coordinators of our Ghar Project also participated in
a Volunteer Management workshop conducted
We were participants in a workshop on Good Governance
conducted by CAF.
Udayan Care was party to the First draft of procedural
protocols proposed for Delhi CWCs in the month
of more than 120 eminent and upcoming artists are being
put together by art curators, Sushma Bahl and Archana
Sapra, for a show, called "Continuum
- the Cycle of Life" to be held at Hotel Hyatt Residency,
Delhi on 5th and 6th April. It will be a media event with
prominent personalities from the art and other fields.
The works by the artists will be featured in an art catalogue.
All art lovers are invited. Please preview the paintings
at your earliest, so that you don't miss out on a great
In our ongoing effort to raise funds, we are organizing
programme by Mr. Rajiv Khurana.
He is an international management trainer, certified management
consultant, author and newspapers columnist with over
27 years of professional experience. Mr. Khurrana has
very graciously agreed to conduct SIX training
programmes during 2008 starting from the 12th
of April 2008 absolutely free for us, so that
we could raise funds for a new Orphan Children's Home.
The programme schedule is as follows:
12, 200 8
August 9, 2008
September 13, 2008 Team
The money generated through this beyond compare initiative
will be put to use for our UDAYAN GHAR projects.
An Art function was organized at our Greater Noida Home
under the guidance of a renowned artist Ms. Meethu Sen.
Children with artistic inclinations, from all 6 homes,
came together to develop a participative canvas,
which shall be put up for sale during our upcoming Art
Katha organized a painting competition at India Habitat
Center in which our children from Sant Nagar and Mayur
Vihar Homes participated
- Two of our children from Mayur Vihar and
Gurgaon Homes participated in a study conducted by Bal Adhikar
Abhiyan on “Children’s Perception of their rights
in the light of UNCRC Reporting in North India”, in
the month of February.
Under our Mental Health Programme,
Child Psychiatrist, Dr. Deepak Gupta has started an informal
course in Para Counseling for all the mentor mothers and
fathers as well as the Programme Staff. This course shall
be conducted once in a month, throughout the year.
Programme Staff shall conduct workshop on the same lines
throughout the year with the Supervisors and Caregivers
of all our Homes.
- 5 of our children appear for Board examinations
(3 for class XII and 2 for class X)
Volunteers from around the world continue to
share their culture and skills with the children at all our
The children of our Greater Noida Home had a gala time
with two volunteers from Denmark Marianne Essendrop and
Ellen Aaes who developed and organized a puppet
show with them.
Zeke and Nancy Quinn from USA gifted a huge chart sheet
created by the children of their homeland, to our children
at Greater Noida. In return, children from our Home presented
them with pictures of India.
Reena Sood and Juni Palcorn spent two joyful weeks with
our children while Lee and Douglas Shult developed a small
Maths Lab for our smaller children in Greater NOIDA.
Antoine from France and Martin and Philippe from Germany
worked with children in Gurgaon and NOIDA Homes respectively.
Sheetal (Australia), Melanie (Germany), Sarah (Australia),
Kaya (U. S.) gave academic help to our girls in Sant Nagar
up with Adidas
Lisbet from Potugal is evolving workshops for training
Xansa and CSC continue to reach out to the children of
our Sant Nagar, Mayur Vihar and Greater Noida Homes. Children
from both Sant Nagar and Gurgaon Home received an opportunity
to attend marriage parties of their volunteers at CSC
and at Krishna Maruti Ltd.
Adidas continues to make Sportsmen out
of our young boys at Gurgaon Home.
SHALINI FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME:
Our Wings! "
quarterly workshop for the year 2008 was held for our Udayan
Shalini Fellows from Delhi on 20th January at Mahavir Senior
Model School. Mr. Daman Dev Sood, Vice President - Quality &
Business Assurance at Xansa (a Steria group company) conducted
a workshop on 'Possibility Thinking'. Cheques
were distributed to the Fellows later.
15 new Mentors were identified from Bharti
Foundation who very kindly agreed to join us in strengthening
our mentoring programme.
Mr. Ashish Agarwal, our Core Committee member and mentor announced
the launch of a new session on HR & Marketing.
51 Udayan Shalini Fellows from Kurukshetra
also received an opportunity to participate in a quarterly workshop
on 2nd February. Prof. Dahiya, Ex Vice Chancellor of Kurukshetra
University graced the occasion as a Chief Guest. He very kindly
agreed to become the chairman of our Haryana Chapter. A workshop
on 'Possibility Thinking' was conducted by
the Programme Staff, which was followed by distribution of cheques
to the Fellows.
The good will and social sensitivity of one of our funders encouraged
us to induct 34 more girls in our programme.
These girls belonged to the Muslim Community in Kolkotta. He
made us aware of the fact that the Muslim community there has
a very poor percentage of educated girls. Thus, on 24th Feb
2008, we held an induction in Kolkotta, in the auspicious presence
of Syed Sarfaraz Ahmed (WBCS), Director, Tourism, Govt. of West
Bengal, who was also the Chief Guest on the occasion. This induction
has taken the total number of Fellows inducted in the first
year of the Fellowship in West Bengal from 154 to 188.
Shalini Fellows had the privilege of meeting Ms. Bina Rani, the
representative of the largest funding organization, Connect for
Change/ Pakhar Foundation on 10th Feb 2008. She held an informal
discussion with about 40 Fellows on their desire to give back
to society. Much impressed by their response, Ms. Bina Rani said
that the enthusiasm displayed by the girls has left her overwhelmed.
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first wooden doorframe was placed with a special ‘puja’
we have reached the roof stage. Last weekend we started the
construction of all concrete roofs. The roofs for the toilets
and storerooms are complete. We are about to order the wood
for the sloped roofs
The gable and parapet walls have been completed which means
that all brickwork for the entire building has been completed
The external plastering of the basement is complete
Arrangements have been made for the formation of roads and the
entrance of the building is in shape
50 children attend tuition daily. Our support to the schools in
Thalempettai and Chandrapadi continues. The teachers we have there
are extremely motivated and hardly ever call in sick.
CARE OUTREACH PROGRAMME:
Two workshops were conducted with the children in the
month of January and February with an aim to prepare them
for their upcoming final exams. In the workshop, emphasis
was laid on strengthening the communication skills of
the participants. Also opportunities were given to the
children to express themselves through story telling,
narration of poems etc.
Workshops were conducted with their parents simultaneously.
The aim was to make all the parents develop an understanding
on the importance of time management. A deliberate attempt
was made to understand the views of the participants on
getting remarried amongst themselves. This was done in
order to build hope in the infected that the future can
still be better.
Eight more children were inducted in the programme with
the total of the beneficiaries rising to fifty-seven
CARE COMPUTER LEARNING CENTER :
Republic Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm at Kishwarna Udayan
Care Centre, Badarpur. Students and teachers joined hands to make
this event a huge success. A small interaction was held within the
group wherein significance of Republic Day was discussed. Light
snacks followed after the group indulged in music, dance and mono
CARE FUND RAISING PRODUCTS:
Care Design Studio:
design studio, under the able leadership of Ms. Isabel Sahni,
who is also a mentor mother of Sant Nagar Home, assisted by our
member Shreela Bajoria, is adding on new items every now and then.
Besides the ornamental memo pads, fridge magnets wonderful coffee
mugs, beautiful jewellery, lovely purses, embroidered pictures
and enticing photo frames all displaying our children’s
artwork, and not to forget the lovely T- shirts, these are attracting
buyers from all quarters. To popularize these even more, we participated
in some fetes.
Our stall at the residence of British Ambassador, courtesy Akshay
Pratishthan, was visited by the wife of Deputy High Commissioner.
Impressed with the artwork of our children, she has decided
to visit our Sant Nagar Home on the 11th of this month. Besides
this, the stall generated a lot of positive response as well
as enquiries about our organization.
Another of our stalls at Gandhi Darshan, Rajghat was visited
by a number of people from Central Government. Comments such
as “Very useful and innovative stuff. I have not come
across anything like this before” were very encouraging.
We wish to
recruit personnel for the following positions:
Job Title: Ghar Supervisor
Specific requirements: 40-50yrs., M/F, Graduate, Single (Unmarried/
Divorced/ Widowed) & childless,
If married, apply with spouse
Job Title: Care Givers
Specific requirements: 30-40yrs., M/F, min. Class 8, Single (Unmarried/
Divorced/ Widowed) & childless,
If married, apply with spouse
Office, Udayan Care
C-9 (Basement), Lajpat Nagar-III, New Delhi-110024,
Tel.: 011-29840151/32603837, Telefax: 011-29840151
For further details,
visit us: www.udayancare.org or
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