She fought with her younger brother over a small bowl of rice. The brother managed to snatch away the rice and the distraught sister - unable to bear the pangs of hunger committed suicide. When the family returned from work on Friday night, they found the 18-year-old Gyanwati's body hanging from the roof. An empty … Continue reading Andher Nagari : Starvation death
THE MID-DAY meal scheme, which provides much-needed nutrition to lakhs of children all over the country, faces an acute crisis. 12 crore children in 9.5 lakh schools have mid-day meals. The Department of Food and Public Distribution, headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, has told the HRD ministry that from now on wheat and rice … Continue reading Depriving Poor Children of Mid Day Meals
This Blog of July from Rahul should have preceded. However am putting this up now to complete the gaps in the history of Tree Plantation. Colrama I've resolved on Srijan Foundation's behalf to plant 500 fruit andlocal variety trees this Monsoons in Delhi, to help compensate for the thousands of grand old trees being cut … Continue reading Tree Plantation
Every month a summary of donations received and expenses in connection with the classes is sent by email to all the donors and the RWA. Am placing the comments that have been placed along with account statement for the month of Aug 07. These would (hopefully) give you an idea of the actual state of … Continue reading Monthly report
A Road Safety Program for under privilaged children was organised in Sector A Pkt C, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi on 25 Aug 07. CAPRG and Srijan Foundation had arranged the program with the co operation of the Road Safety Cell of Delhi Traffic Police. RWA of Sector A Pkt C had provided the Community Center … Continue reading Road Safety Program For Children
After much delay from my end, and several reminder SMSs and calls from Col Rama, I'm finally uploading some pictures from the Independence Day celebrations at the Community Hall in Sector A, Vasant Kunj.