Transforming the lives of Vaardah Affected people in Tamilnadu

India CSR News Network

CHENNAI: SEESHA, an NPO, organized an inaugural distribution function of tree plantation drive, where 3,00,000 tree saplings were distributed across Chennai, Thiruvallur and Kancheepuram District to restore the lost vegetation of the city following the recent Vardah cyclone. The launch of tree sapling distribution was organized at Prayer Tower campus, Dr. D.G.S. Dhinakaran Road, Chennai in the presence of well-wishers & donors.  This will help and restore the ecosystem.

Dr. Paul Dhinakaran, Founder of SEESHA encouraged the children and motivated them to care for others and preserve the environment.  On this occasion, he distributed the tree saplings. Dr. Paul Dhinakaran also emphasized the importance and urgent need of initiating massive plantation drives to restore the lost vegetation of the State.  The program was organized under the leadership of Dr. Jeyakumar Daniel, Executive Director – SEESHA.

As a part of SEESHA’s commitment towards child development, 1,00,000 new cloths were to be distributed to poor and needy children across India. Further, 1000 new cloths were distributed to children from Chennai as a part of psychosocial support following the destructive cyclone Vardah. Also, assistive devices were given to 5 differently-abled people (5-retrofitment Scooty PEP’s) that would aid them in their livelihood and sewing machines were given to 12 women who have successfully completed the free tailoring course conducted through SEESHA women empowerment program. Course completion (Government recognized) certificates for Tailoring, Computer training and Jewellery designing were given to the 100 students from ultra-poor families who successfully completed the courses conducted through SEESHA.

A minute of silence was observed as a mark of respect for the demise of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa at the start of the event. 

Samiti for Education, Environment, Social & Health Action (SEESHA) is a non-profit organization started with a noble vision to uplift the downtrodden and needy irrespective of caste, colour, creed, religion and race. SEESHA is bringing smiles in the faces of millions deprived, unfortunate, poor children and their families through its continued efforts in uplifting the society through various community-driven projects. SEESHA as an NGO are committed to fight poverty and create opportunities for the poor focussing on holistic child development through our 58 child development centers across India, youth development activities, women empowerment programs, women federations, health care support initiatives, environment and social issues. SEESHA has adopted 6 downtrodden communities in 4 states in order to develop them into Smart Villages while the presence is in more than 10 states in the country.