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Daan Utsav

Wish Tree during “Joy of Giving”
Meets wishes of more than 100 children

This year Aaina was lucky to put up the Wish Tree at two Corporate premises i.e.Maitri TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) and Bharti Infratel Pvt. Ltd. during Daan Utsav. Wish tree is basically a tree prepared that contains specific wishes of people needing support and the related amount to meet that wish. Since aaina works with people with disability, most of the wishes were in relation to meet the educational or physical needs of children with disability. The tree was placed at the partner organization’s premises during Daan Utsav (Oct 2-Oct 8). The time was further extended due to Durga Puja Holidays.

Gift an apple campaign adding nutrition and Taste in the mid day meals of children

On Oct 5, 2016 Aaina conducted inauguration ceremony at Udyaan Fresh Fresh , Sailesri Vihar for Gift an Apple campaign on the occasion of Joy of Giving Week. Like every year, Udyaan Fresh was the partnering grocery store. The collection of apples took place at all the 4 Udyan Fresh counters in Bhubneswar as well as in Bhanjanagara and Kandhamal where a stall was arranged near the bustands.

Exposure Visits

Exposure visit to SEWA, Ahmadabad

Seven participants from “Work In Freedom” program visited SEWA, Ahmadabad from 26th September to 8th October for an exposure visit. Objective of the Training was to understand the working mechanisms and the cooperatives structure, the management practices and involvement of members in planning and implementation. Also, to understand how after being organized at SEWA, the livelihood of the women have increased, thereby improving the quality of life of their families.

A 2 day training for care givers of Deafblind children

A two day training for the care givers of deafblind children was organized by Sense International in Ahemdabad in the month of July. Major objectives of the training were:

Children with Disability

An Outing for deafblind children develops their sensory skills

An outing for children with visual and hearing impairment and multi sensory impairment was organized by Aaina on 27 September (on the occasion of Deaf day) at Regional Science park, Bhubaneswar.

Aaina selected as one of the 20 NGOs in India for online fundraising

Aaina has been a partner of Global Giving (online fundraising platform) for more than 2 years and due to Aaina’s efficient partnership with Global Giving, Aaina was selected among 19 other NGOs to participate in a online fundraising competition during Daan Utsav(Oct 2-Oct 8, 2016). Impact Guru partnered with Global Giving to provide this platform and be the host site for selected NGOs in India. Aaina had dedicated this fundraiser for most vulnerable children in Aaina’s project area. Aaina also hired a campaigner, Ms. Deepa Gupta from Delhi who was a passionate and a dedicated campaigner.