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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Mitr’s First Training and Orientation Session

– Armaan Dua On the 7th of September, 2014, all the ‘Agents of Change’, new and old, were part of Mitr’s first Training and Orientation Session which was held at the Mitr office at St. Patrick’s Town. With an open discussion compered by Mitr’s in-house psychologist, we discussed techniques and …

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Reach Out and Speak Up! You are not Alone!

As India celebrates 67 years of independence, is it a disheartening fact that suicides and suicide attempts in the country are growing at an alarming rate. Thus, the need to create awareness for the prevention of suicides was felt and this gave rise to ‘The Mitr-Connecting Partnership for the Prevention …

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The ‘My Dream’ Campaign

On the 23rd of July 2014, MITR – A Friend Indeed assisted ‘The Smile Project India’ (founded by Alifiya Mohammed) with the organisation of a drawing competition at the Sant Gadge Maharaj Vidyalay at Koregaon Park. This event was held in collaboration with the Nottingham Trent University’s International Development Office. …

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