Youth For Seva caters to diverse set of individual volunteering opportunists across the barriers of time and space. Volunteers can choose to donate time over the weekdays/weekends, in projects that value their skill set and interest.
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This event is to provide COVID Kits (it can include Sanitizer, Masks, Gloves, Face Shield, Kashaya Powder, etc.,) to the COVID Warriors like BBMP Garbage Pickers, D Group workers at Hospitals, Ambulance Drivers, etc.
What you can do? - You can choose to give the Kit to the garbage pickers who come to your house/ apartments to pick the garbage & take a pic of the same & share it in your Social Media handles with the#YFS #VandeKaarmikam.
2. Each One Plant & Nurture One
This is an environmental initiative from YFS to increase awareness & also plant more and more saplings/ trees.
What you can do? - You can plant it on your terrace, space nearby or at the school nearby & make sure it is nurtured in the long run. Once it is done, again take a pic of the same & share in your Social Media handles with the #YFS #EachOnePlant&NurtureOne along with nominating your friends & relatives to take up the challenge.
3. Narayana Patra/ Mushti Dhanya
This is to increase Seva manobhav/ service feelings among the youngest members of the family & also help the needy in the best possible way that we can.
What you can do? - Before you have food/ cook every day, make sure that the youngest member of your family will keep a fistful of rice aside in a box/ bag. Once the bag/ box is full (minimum of 5kg), you can reach out to me to donate it to the nearby slum or orphanage/ old age home where it is needed. Once it is done, again take a pic of the same & share your Social Media handles with the #YFS #NarayanaPaatra #MushtiDhanya along with nominating your friends & relatives to take up the challenge.
4.Paper Bag Making
To avoid usage of plastic, making & distributing the paper bags will help a lot. This can be made of old newspapers that we may have at our house.
What you can do? - Decide to do a fixed number of paper bags - daily or weekly using the old news paper & gum. You can also involve the children around your area. Once a fortnight or a month you can distribute the same to the nearby medical shops, stationary shops or ration shops - requesting them to use paper bags & avoid plastic bags. Once it is done, again take a pic of the same & share in your Social Media handles with the #YFS #PaperBagMaking #AvoidPlastic along with nominating your friends & relatives to take up the challenge.
5. Online Teaching
Teach mental aptitude for government school children of class 8 to clear the competitive exam called NMMS (A national level scholarship exam for govt. & govt. aided school children) & help them earn a scholarship amount of INR 12k per year for 4 years (till they complete 2nd PU, 12th Grade).
Help government school children improve their spoken English & basic mathematical skill through teaching them the same – virtually, share the content in the groups, give the assignments, correct the mistakes, teach online or one on one over a phone call.
6. Lead Volunteer:
Be the lead volunteer & coordinate with fellow volunteers who are part of the above mentioned activities for SIX months; get the regular updates from the fellow volunteers, get new volunteers involved in the activities, have a proper tracking of the volunteers & their activities, etc.