IndiaCSR News Network
NEW DELHI: With an aim to encourage little artists and to capture their imagination on paper, Amway Opportunity Foundation (AOF), the corporate social responsibility arm of Amway India, organized Nanhe Chitrakar 2014, a drawing and painting competition for the students of Deepalaya School, New Delhi.
In line with the vision of Amway Opportunity Foundation to provide a better life to the under privileged, AOF also renewed its association with the school for the 6th consecutive year.
Mr. Achjiinta Banere, Member – Executive Committee, Amway Opportunity Foundation, handed over a cheque of Rs. 1.76 Lacs to Mr. Sakhi John, Board Member, Deepalaya School, towards annual education and health sponsorship of 22 children.
The event commenced with the students of Deepalaya reciting the Saraswati Vandana. There was a magic show organized for the children followed by the painting competition.
Themed “Wild Life & Environment”, the competition, saw participation from over 100 children. All the children were awarded with gifts and the winners were recognized with special gifts. This year the Nanhe Chitrakar Competition is being held at 40 cities across India with more than 4000 children participating and showcasing their talent.
Commenting on the occasion Mr. Achinta Banerjie, Member- Executive Committee, Amway Opportunity Foundation, said “Children are a pool of talent and they need a platform to showcase their talent and abilities.
Visuals are the best way of communications and this year we have chosen “Wild Life & Environment” as the theme to sensitize people on the environmental concerns. We believe this initiative will surely instill a sense of responsibility in tender minds of our children. “
Mr. Sakhi John, Deepalaya added “I am happy and grateful to Amway Opportunity Foundation for coming forward to help us. These efforts will surely help us go a long way. I wish more companies follow the steps of Amway India through their CSR activities so that we can have a better world to live in.”
Amway Opportunity Foundation and Deepalaya have been associated together since 2009. AOF has sponsored 35 students’ annual education and health checkup for over 500 students in Delhi so far.
There was also a free eye check camp organized for the children of Deepalaya School by Dr. Shroff Charitable Eye Hospital. The camp witnessed experienced doctors providing the best of checkup sessions and advice, benefitting about 100 children.