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 Words of Children:
history of deprivation did not deter Smitha Verma,
our Udayan Shalini Fellow from becoming a model of compassion.
After receiving Fellowship from us from Class XI onwards,
she completed B.Tech from Indraprastha College and got
a job at Fluor Daniel Construction & Refineries. As
soon as she became independent, she volunteered to provide
financial support to 2 girls in their studies.
Even though many corporates and volunteers came forward
with donations and help, what we really appreciated was
a student –to – student contribution, made
by Gaurav Ajmera, a B.Tech student of
IIT, Delhi and his friends from INSPIRE group,
Tarun, Geetika, Sandeep, Ayush, Ashish, Ritesh, Puneet
Meena and Puneet Gupta. They raised Rs. 15,000/- for us
out of their pocket money.
Congress man and a leading jurist, Dr. Abhishek
Manu Singhvi, with his group of friends from
'Walkers' Gang' celebrated the birthday of their dear
friend Mr. Memani (from Ernst & Young), with a difference.
The group invoked blessings of God and the love of our
children by donating a sum of Rs.51000/- to Udayan Care.
As a part of advocacy, Udayan Care participated in the
formulation of J.J.Rules, alongwith many other NGOs.
We participated in a workshop on ‘Communication
Strategies for Social Change’, organized by American
Center, New Delhi.
support from Kusuma Foundation and Udayan Care, the Program
Coordinators received an opportunity to learn the art
of raising funds, at the 19th International Conference,
organized by South Asian Fund Raising Group, (SAFRG) in
Agra. Dr. Modi, the Managing Trustee was invited to speak
on Brand Building in the Conference.
Udayan Care participated in Training on Entrepreneurship
Skills, organized by Dhriiti.
of motivating adolescents were discussed in great detail,
in our Monthly Mentors’ Workshop and the same was
introduced to the Caregivers. Home of Hope
supports this monthly intervention.
GHAR PROGRAMME :
a festival of love and affection is being celebrated at Udayan
Care since years, with an aim of not only renewing the bond
between the kinfolk but also enabling those who do not have
or have lost their brothers and sisters, to find new attachments.
Thus, children of all our Homes received yet another opportunity
to develop a special bond between them, on the eve of Rakhi.
the continued support from Yaakov’s Light,
Udayan Care is soon to open its 9th Home at Kurukshetra. This
Home will be for girls (5th in succession).
We seek your contribution in helping
the orphaned and abandoned girls of your area find solace
in this Home. (For further details,
contact us on the numbers given below)
Brand Activation Support in
partnership with Kaleidoscope
organized a theatre initiative/festival, staged a show
Karna; Warrior of the Sun at
Siri Fort Auditorium. Passes to the show were allocated
to Udayan Care free of Cost. Grabbing this opportunity,
we brought all our children from all 7 Homes to watch
this play. It was indeed an enjoyable event!
Ms. Nupur Sachdeva from British Council of
India, alongwith 10 British students visited
our Greater Noida home on the 29th of July. Children entertained
the visitors with a colorful cultural program that was
followed by a football match between our girls and the
DHL celebrated their Volunteers
day with our children on the 9th of August. Four groups
of volunteers visited Sant Nagar, Mayur Vihar, Mehrauli
and Gurgaon homes and showed animation movies- Hanuman
and ‘Ghatotkatch’. An extempore was organised
on the topic, ‘Freedom and what it means to us’.
Gen Pact has decided to facilitate
health checkups for our children at Mehrauli.
for a ‘cause’
Care has affiliated with the Teach India campaign,
a Times of India initiative. We are overwhelmed by the
responses of Teach India volunteers who registered for
Udayan Care. We
conducted three orientation sessions in the month of August
and shall be placing
hundred volunteers in all our eight homes soon.
an NGO launched a book for children and requested our
children to participate in a painting competition. Children
from 3 of our Homes; Sant Nagar, Mehrauli and Gurgaon
participated in the event. The theme chosen for this competition
was 'Environment'. Prizes were given to the winners and
certificates were issued to all the participants. It was
a fun-filled evening for our children as they roamed about
in the Mall enjoying their snacks, which were also sponsored
Children from all homes were invited to a picnic organized
by Family Vision at Heritage
Campus, Gurgaon. The kids really enjoyed the games and
the sumptuous food arranged for them by the organizers.
Our children participated in an event organized by Plan
India at Rajghat. This was in succession
to the painting competition that was organized earlier
this year. 14 children from Udayan Care were amongst the
select few who were invited for Group Discussion/ Extempore
and other brainstorming sessions.
from Ireland, UK, Denmark, France, Australia and USA joined
our various Homes and spent quality time with our children.
Activities such as Zulu Dance and football matches were held
at our boys’ Homes at Gurgaon and Noida.
Martin Hoenel from Germany not only
gave his services to our Noida Home for boys but also proved
to be extremely useful in maintaining our huge database for
USF, with the help of MIS Software.
Besides many other activities, our volunteer Jesse introduced
Soccer to our children at Greater Noida while Hannah Behrendt
taught German language there.
CSC started its 4th Batch with our children
at Sant Nagar and Mayur Vihar, Xansa decided
to take another plunge into our Corporate Mentoring Program
while Google continued to mentor our children
at Mehrauli. We THANK them for their efforts!
SHALINI FELLOWSHIP :
NO to Tobacco!
Udayan Shalini Fellows participated in a social
awareness campaign held at Mongolpuri on 27th July.
Socio-economic impact of alcohol consumption and related
health hazards were propagated in the community through
attractive informative banners and pamphlets.
440 girls were interviewed and screened for our Dehradun
chapter. 200 candidates shall be selected and inducted within
the next month. Just like Mahavir Sr. Model School, that
supports our Delhi Chapter, Welham Girls School,
Dehradun too provided us their venue for conducting
these NAT (Need, Ambition, Talent)
Tests. With great pleasure we here add that the School promised
us its premises, staff and senior girls as volunteers for
all future activities related to our USF Chapter in Dehradun.
3 Quarterly Workshops held simultaneously in Delhi, Kolkata
and Kurukshetra discussed issues such as Sexual harassment,
Women empowerment, Benefits of Yoga in great detail.
Mentors from our Dehradun Chapter were briefed on the
USF Program and their roles and responsibilities within
the Program. This Orientation was held at the IMA Blood
second series of HR & Marketing
classes commenced in August. Under this program, monthly
sessions are held throughout the year for our beneficiaries.
OUTREACH PROGRAMME :
single mother of one of our beneficiaries started a new chapter
in her life when she got married to a person of similar HIV status.
This marriage was the third in succession, within this program.
conducted with the HIV+ve parents of our beneficiaries aimed at
creating awareness on their right to medical treatment and the
facilities available to them in government hospitals.
affected due to the HIV+ve status of their parents were given
an opportunity to express their emotional turmoil through drawings
and story telling.
CARE COMPUTER TRAINING AND LEARNING CENTRES:
World South Asia organized a Community Radio Program
wherein our CTLC Program Coordinators and 2 of our Alumni were invited
to conduct a Program on Women Empowerment and Literacy. Ex.Prof.
from JNU, Ms. Jaya Indrishan, was our chief guest who threw light
on the situation of women in India and the importance of education
in a woman’s life. This programme was aired on September 3rd.
Of all our 5 CTLCs, our center at Narsinghpur has picked up
real fast. Despite widespread ignorance, conservatism and poverty
in the community, children have enrolled in this center and
are on their path to progress.
As a part of promotional activity, a cultural event was organized
on 22nd July that included competitions in singing and drawing
and potato and needle races.
helped us set up a model of our CTLC during a conference held
at Pragati Maidan, on ICT for Development. Mr. Michael
Rawding (Vice President – Microsoft Unlimited
Potential Group) inaugurated the Microsoft Stall This model,
in the form of a hut-like structure, with 2 PCs and a few chairs,
was used by Mr. Anshuman Verma (Team Lease – Microsoft
Unlimited Potential Group) to give a brief demonstration on
our CTLCs and share information on our Unlimited Potential –
Community Technology Skills Program.
at CSC, Convergys and Tech
Mahindra sold products designed by the Udayan Care Design
Studio, such as memo pads, fridge magnets, horse magnet frames,
cat purses, laptrays, jewellery, T-shirts, carry bags, rag dolls,
coffee mugs, tote bags, mufflers, silk tops and candles . . .
to name a few.
To try out our products, visit our
website or write to us for a catalog.
FORTHCOMING EVENTS :
Pt. Chunnulal Mishra, the Indian Classical
Music Maestro, has been invited to perform in a Musical Event
being organized by us on17th and 18th Oct. We shall be sending
out invitations soon.
Marathon, 2008 (9th Nov.) You can contribute
in our cause by running in the Marathon. For further
details contact us at the address given 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
e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org