Monthly Archives: July 2017

Pratheeksha – Olympics’18

Pratheeksha is true to its meaning, "hope". Saturdays have turned out to be the most fun and this Saturday was no exception! The Pratheeksha session of this day saw the Olympics being conducted at the DLA centre where the vast expanse of the centre soon saw the rise of blossoming sports stars. The entire session was physically engaging, with fun activities like running races, relays with playing marbles in spoons and water filling. Our Daffodils

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CMCA Club Launch at Trivandrum Scottish School

An event of the children… For the Children… By the Children… The children led Civic Club, CMCA Scottians was launched in The Trivandrum Scottish School on 27th of July 2017, with the support of Helping Hands Organisation. H2O runs the Children’s Movement for Civic Awareness across Trivandrum, in partnership with a Bangalore based organisation called CMCA. The programme is designed to influence and inculcate in our young minds, a deep understanding

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Brainstorm

In the past few months, given our shift to the Dravidian Linguistic Association (DLA) and the addition to the number of beneficiaries, we have been facing some struggle, with raising funds for our centre. This hasn't been a new phenomenon though - given the nature of our work and the needs of underprivileged differently abled individuals, who has always been confronted with tough choices to make, given the lack of funding that comes in, in support

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Best out of waste

"Best out of waste" was the theme of the day in Pratheeksha. And it started from a storytelling session and ended with colourful faces and hands. Ms. Janu Nayar, who is Specialist for Travellers with Disabilities in Travel and Tourism, was the special guest of the day, who talked about challenges people with disabilities face and how they overcome them, sometimes using wit and humour. Mr. Arun, who himself is physically challenged, took a unique

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Visit of Ms. Parvathy Raghunath (from RBI)

"Any day ending with a clear conscience and dirty hands is a day well spent." This quote says all about the time and moments we experienced today - 17th of June 2017 (Saturday) at H2O's Menakulam centre. The eagerness and joy among Pratheeksha mentors and mentees to welcome Ms Parvathy Raghunath (from RBI) was just so clearly visible. Parvathy ma'am, in her own distinct and subtle manner made our young Pratheeksha children aware of the functioning

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The launch of Helping Hands Organisation

The launch of Helping Hands Organisation's (H2O) new centre at the Dravidian Linguistics Association (DLA), Menamkulam, took place on the 31st of May, 2017. Nearly 350 study kits were also given to underprivileged children of the region. The launch and distribution took place in the presence of Shri. Kadakampally Surendran and Sub Collector Divya Iyer IAS, with the support of the MD of KINFRA Apparels, along with Shri. Prasanth Nair and Smt. Rejatha

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