Aaina Grabs World Cerebral Palsy Day 2017 Award!!!
Satyabhama, community based project of Aaina bagged Major award for education from World Cerebral Palsy Day 2017. It was an international online contest on different themes such as education, livelihood, quality of life etc. 114 organizations from word over participated. Aaina participated projecting work of Satyabhama highlighting its activities related to mainstreaming of children with disabilities.
On the occasion of Daan Utsav, aaina organized a “Gift an Apple campaign” from 4th to 10th October inaugurated in the Sailashree Vihar Udyafresh outlet. The objective of the campaign is to collect apples from the donors and distribute among the slum school children with mid day meal to enhance nutrition value.
Kallola creates awareness on child rights
KALLOLA (happy sound of bird- song at dawn) is a Short Film Contest on Child Rights initiated by UNICEF, in partnership with Aaina in 2015. Now, in its third season, it once again invites creative minds from Odisha, to speak out and raise awareness on the rights of children through the medium of short films.
12 children mainstreamed and enjoy quality time
Aaina staff has utilized its financial resources towards providing home based physiotherapy and academic help to children with disability. Home visits to 12 children with cerebral palsy and mentally challenged were made. Children with learning disability have been taught to write their names and name of their village and address. Besides children were facilitated in doing their homework given from school.
Towards Women's Empowerment
Women with Disability delve in to chocolate making skill to Celebrate Diwali
Women with Disabilities took upon the charge of chocolate making before Diwali this year. The chocolate making skills were transferred to them from Aaina staff Ms. Jasinta Tirky who had received professional chocolate making training. The chocolates of different varieties such as butter scotch, dry fruits, hazel nut and plain chocolate were in the list.
Organic farming for rural women moves forward
Work in Freedom project of Aaina marches ahead with organic farming training to rural women as alternative. The training on Organic Farming & Vermin compost and SRI method was organized in Barapadhani of Badabadangi GP and Haripur of Gopalpur shasan of Surada block on 20th July & 21st Jul 2017.The number of participants was 40 in Barpadhani and 50 in Haripur.
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