Spreading Christmas Cheer at the Residential School for the Deaf

On the 20th of December 2014, Mitr enjoyed a fun filled morning at the Residential School for the Deaf and Research Centre run by the Ayodhya Charitable Trust at Wanawadi in Pune. The morning began with an introduction session followed by the children making Santa’s face and a Christmas tree …

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Mitr’s Gift a Smile Initiative

Mitr launched its ‘Gift a Smile’ initiative in October 2014. Under this initiative, festive hampers were distributed for Eid and Diwali to 100 underprivileged families affected by serious, incurable conditions. Even though these families would like their children to experience the joys of the season, the costly medical treatment and poor …

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Mitr joins the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan

Responding to the Prime Minister ‘Narendra Modi’s’ clarion call for “Swacch Bharat”, Mitr – A Friend Indeed conducted it’s first cleanliness drive, in collaboration with EcoFriends, on Sunday, the 9th of November, 2014. The turnout was good with over 60 volunteers, mainly young college students, signing up for the drive. …

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Mitr’s ‘Spread the Talent’ Initiative – Introduction to Embroidery

Mitr’s ‘Spread the Talent‘ initiative aims at sparking interest and hoping that it will result in a fire! Through this initiative, children are introduced to a skill that they could use to make a living from, at a later stage in life. On the 30th of September, 2014, ‘Embroidery Classes’, …

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September 2014 – December 2014

During the period September 2014 to December 2014, in addition to our regular Spoken English and Life Skills classes, we aim to have: 1. October – Paper Lantern Making Sessions for underprivileged children at various centres Requirement – Coloured paper, Fevicol, paint, string, glitter, etc. 2. October – The ‘Gift a Smile’ initiative for families, below poverty line, affected …

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