India CSR News Network
NEW DELHI: The Hans Foundation together with various partner organisations celebrated Children’s Day with zeal and enthusiasm across cities in the country, through a number of fun, educational and adventurous events.
Celebrations started with a playfull picnic organized by Ashish Foundation for children with Disability in Delhi. Sports activities, cultural programmes and magic shows were organized by Bharatpuria Education Society, Deen Bandhu Sewa Ashram and Ridhi society. Happy faces in Bihar participated in painting and poem competions, recited amazing compositions.
In Kolkata, Children’s Day was celebrated with full pomp and show by CINI (Child In Need Institute). The organization has planned a series of activities for children for the entire week – November 14 – 19. Educational sessions also formed a part of the week long activities like session on Good Touch and Bad Touch where children were sensitized about child abuse and how to protect themselves from being a victim. Celebrations in Kolkata will continue this week with a Cycle Rally and other skill trainingprograms. On November 17 and 18 Kids will get to be a part of Suraksha Bandhan program and will get to enjoy the beautiful Kite Festival.
Congratulating children on their special day, Lt. Gen. S.M. Mehta, CEO, Hans Foundation said, “It is our immense pleasure to be a part of the Children’s Day celebration across India. Together with our partners we hope to make a difference in the lives of these little ones and wish them all the happiness and good health.”
The Hans Foundation (THF) is a charitable trustfund that was created in 2009 to provide a source of endowment for not-for-profit organizations in India. As one of India’s largest funds, THF has supported over 200 organizations across 25 states and union territories, with 500 completed and ongoing projects in the areas of healthcare, education, disability, livelihood, water and sanitation.
THF provides grants and financial aid to grass-root organizations that are able to directly serve the communities and also partners with larger international organizations for increased impact and large-scale work. A total of close to one million people have benefited under THF funded programs.