Reaching out!

A Buddhist monk was on the beach with his apprentice the day after a fierce storm. Thousands of starfish had been washed up and stranded on the shore. Stooping down, the monk carefully lifted a single creature and returned it to the sea. His young apprentice wondered aloud why his master bothered …

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Celebrating Christmas 2015

With Christmas around the corner, it’s the best time to be thankful and spread the joy of giving! Keeping this in mind, Mitr – A Friend Indeed hosted Christmas parties for the children studying at St. John’s School on the 10th of December, 2015 and for the children of migrant …

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Picnic at Peshwe Park

On the 19th of November, 2015, Mitr took 63 children of migrant labourers, from across Pune, on a picnic to Saras Baug and Peshwe Park. The day began with delicious medu wadas and juice, followed by a round of drama based activities conducted by our very able interns Rashmeet Taluja, …

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Confident Mothers Make Confident Children! – Mitr’s Self Help Group for Women

Mitr – A Friend Indeed’s Self Help Group for women was initiated on the 1st of July 2015 as part of Mitr’s first anniversary celebrations. The main objective behind this initiative is that we believe ‘Confident mothers make confident children!’ We currently have 8 active members – all wives of …

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An Afternoon at MNMV

In collaboration with the Forbes Marshall Giving Circle, Mitr – A Friend Indeed, organised an activity session for the children with special needs at Mahavir Nivasi Matimand Vidyalay on Wednesday the 12th of August 2015. Mahavir Nivasi Matimand Vidyalay is a residential school at Loni Kalbhor, that caters to 47 underprivileged children with special …

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