With the motto of Joy of Giving, we at YFS stepped into the new year 2019, with a hope and ambition to achieve further more in facilitating volunteering among the people. In total 63 volunteers participated in various events held in the month of January 2019.
Alongwith the involvement of volunteers in regular activities of YFS, 63 volunteers participated in the Partner NGO events in the month of January 2019.
New Year celebration, at Government School children:
To welcome the New Year school at government school, few volunteers engaged in distribution of stationary, in conducting drawing session, distribution of snacks.
Sankranthi at Amritadhara Gou Loka , with We Gopals:
The festival of harvest, was rejoiced by our volunteers by visiting gaushala and involving in the activities of cooking pongal, kite flying, Cleaning of the cowshed,preparing lamps from dung, and other activities . Children,also participated in the activities. A knowledge sharing session on preparing Jeevaamrutha and nature for cow , an interactive session was also held.
Satsang and Food Distribution at Kidwai, in association with Swami Vivekananda Shrestha Bharatha Prathisthana:
This volunteering activity happens on the first Sunday of every month. The volunteersbecome part of the Satsang, help in distributing food to Patients and their caretakers. Hygiene kits were also distributed to the inmates.
Filling of pot holes at Koramanagala, with NGO PotHoleRaja:
Volunteer involvement started with identifying the place most affected with pot holes , followed by filling them. The pothole filling activity happened Koramangala area
Meet the Paws at Sai Shelter Homes, with NGO Volunteers for Cause:
Our volunteers had an opportunity to get sensitized about the animal welfare and also render their seva at Sai shelter Homes, which takes care of Stray dogs. The volunteers were involved in dog bathing, applying disinfectants to them and playing with them.
Blind Movie screening at Deepa Academy for visually impaired children, with Enable India:
Volunteers here, were involved in watching a movie and simultaneously explaining it to their accompanying visually impaired person , thus helping in visualizing the movie. This also made volunteer to know the techniques of them understand the challenges faced by a visually impaired person and also helped in developing the ability to communication just by audibility and not with visibility.
Swachh Bharat Mission at Lalbagh Flower show with Saahas Zero Waste:
Volunteers were a part of the campaign that created awareness to the public on segregation of waste at the source,guided visitors on waste disposal and on usage of specific bin for wet and dry waste