Monthly Archives: April 2016

Vishu gifts for our elderly by STIST

We can’t help everyone but everyone can help someone – Ronald Reagan "Today was different, different from “nothing”, we do all day. Today we learned to be HUMAN. We, students of St. Thomas Institute of Science and Technology (STIST) joined hands with Helping Hands Organisation and provided food to 18 not so privileged families across the city. We talked to them while they enjoyed a sumptuous meal. To sit with them and listen to their stories

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CHAAYAM & Fafrotsky 2016

In preparation for the International Autism Awareness Day, Helping Hands Organisation conducted 'CHAAYAM 2016' a painting competition and poster campaign focused on children with autism and also from various special schools as participants. The competition’s objective was to enhance and showcase their inherent talents to the whole world. The competition started off by 9:30 AM. Around 25 to 35 children of a varying spectrum of autism disorder took

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A day with Talwalkars

The ‘Tare Zameen Par’ feel was felt at the Talwalkers gym and fitness center yesterday, when the children of helping hands organization turned out to be shining stars exhibhiting their talents. Our Daffodils got an opportunity to mingle with the staff of Talwalkers and their clients who had come  for workout. The children had a rocking time doing something really different- they did Zumba looking at their reflection in the mirror! Ah! They were

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Autism workshop 2016

H2O is always rigid in the quality of facilities given to the children or the knowledge given to the staff and volunteers are never compromised. It was decided to conduct the second Autism workshop on 16th to 19th March, 2016 and hence we zeroed on to two renowned professionals who are experts in the field of learning disabilities studies and rehabilitation of autistic and spastic children. Ms. Revathi Narayanan is a professional with masters in

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A special day for CEPians……. (College of Engineering, Perumon),

“It was a special day for CEPians....... (College of Engineering, Perumon) We were privileged to have the H2O team in our college as part of VIDHYUTH'16, a technical expo. NSS hosted the team guided by Jolly ma’am and supported by Ajeesh, Jerin and Manish. They exhibited the craft products and paintings made by the children in need of special care at H2O centre. We are inspired by the work they are doing. The session conducted for NSS volunteers

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Donut House visit

It was another wonderful day at H2O when our special children, volunteers and staff were treated at the Donut House - Thiruvananthapuram by our dear volunteer, Cheery. All of us watched how those beautiful and yummy donuts were made. We got to taste freshly made milky crunch, butter scotch, Irish coffee, cinnamon delight, triple chocolate and so many other flavors. We were extremely moved by the warm hospitality of the management and staff at the

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Beach Clean Up

As part of CMCA's Annual Day, H2O in association with WWF conducted a Beach Clean Up Event. But rather than just another dull clean up act, along with the help from Santha Paint House, Manuel Nath and volunteers from fine arts college colours of joy were spread wide on the wall facing the Beach, based on the theme of the cultural ethnicity of Kerala. Apart from this the Students of St. Vincent and Trivandrum Scottish School along with volunteers

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Museum Visit

"A Saturday which would have been a normal one like all other weekends. But the daffodils of H2O made our day splendid. It was a new and nice experience for most of us. We reached at the centre at 9.30 AM. H2O staff and coordinators of the trip happily welcomed us. H2O daffodils and seniors too expressed their happiness on seeing us. Each of us were assigned to take care of a daffodil. At about 10.30 we entered the bus with our companions. H2O daffodils

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Eye check-up at Vasan Eye Care Centre Trivandrum

God sends his messiah to help the needy. The chosen ones who become messiahs are indeed the blessed ones lucky are those who get to be helped by the messiahs. Lucky indeed were 25 children of our daffodils group who were given free eye care check-up by the Vasan Eye Care Centre Trivandrum. By the grace of god most of them had no issues. Only few of our children were diagnosed with vision issues and were prescribed powered spectacles. ROSE Opticals

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A special day at College of Engineering Attingal

We had a wonderful opportunity to be amidst the love and care of the students and staff of College of Engineering Attingal. It was the first time our children from Daffodils and Pratheeksha program got to be amidst youngsters during their fest. This was also the first time that our students got a chance to enjoy such a grand event. Around 10:30 AM, we started the journey from H2O and reached the college by 11 AM. The whole college including the Principal,

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