St John’s School 2015-2016

Initiative duration: June 2015 to May 2016 Name of the initiative: Learning can be Fun! Target population: Underprivileged children Location: St. Vincent’s Street, Camp Aim of the initiative: To encourage learning through activity based teaching Overview: From the month of June 2015, activities for the all-round development of the children, of grades 1 to …

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The Mitr “T.E.A.M.” Event – Together Everyone Achieves More!

– Amrita Gopal As part of its “Development through Participation” initiative, Mitr – A Friend Indeed held its first team building event at the Mitr centre at St. John’s School on the 29th of May 2015. The event had 50 participants, all children of migrant construction workers from various construction sites across Pune. The …

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The Rice and Wheat Bucket Challenge

On the 20th of February 2015, the Forbes Marshall Giving Circle, in collaboration with “Mitr – A Friend Indeed”, initiated the Rice and Wheat Bucket Challenge – an initiative aimed at providing underprivileged children with food grains – a basic necessity of life. In February, 50 kilos of rice were donated to Nachiket Balgram in Akurdi, …

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A Mitr – Barclays Initiative at MNMV

The Social Outreach Initiative held on Saturday, the 21st of February 2015 at Mahavir Nivasi Matimand Vidyalay, in collaboration with Barclays, marked another success for Mitr – A Friend Indeed. The volunteer team included 5 representatives of Mitr – A Friend Indeed and 28 very enthusiastic representatives from Barclays, Pune. …

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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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