With more than 100 employees from 6 organizations i.e. Vodafone, Vanderlande, Sulzer, Burchardt compression, VMWare, and FIAT, running under the banner “#DomesticViolenceHasToStop” employees raised awareness about the persisting condition of domestic violence in India. As per the last government study, … Continued
Hurry up! Marathon Registration is underway
Following our last year’s success, we are happy to see that this year we have a far greater response from corporates and their employees who have come forward in great numbers with unparalleled zeal to participate in the marathon.
Registration for Pune International Marathon is going on and last date for the registration is 31st October 2014. Hurry up! For the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, registration for corporates is closed but we still have few slots available for individuals … Continued
AID FOR CHANGE at Giving Back – NGO India 2014
The event took place on 25th and 26th September 2014 and gave an exposure to over 170 NGOs from all over the world. This event gave us an opportunity to interact and present our work, one on one with the … Continued
SILENTLY SUFFERING In India, amongst the different types of gender based violence, domestic violence is the most commonly prevalent form of violence denying women equality, security, dignity, self-worth, and their right to enjoy fundamental freedoms. On account of a wide … Continued
Awareness Session on Sex Selection for Students
Aid for change is association with MASUM organized a session on gender equality for 9th standard students of Bhuleshwar Vidyalaya, in Malsiras village on 5th Aug 2014. VMWare employees Amol and Madhura volunteered for this event and addressed the students on the sensitive issue of Sex Selection.
Initially the session started with a few games like ball catching, threading a needle, rangoli making which helped in breaking the ice with the children and in making the communication more interactive with them. This was followed by a small … Continued
Career Enlightenment Session for Students
VMWare employees Tanmay, Sucheta and Ranganath volunteered on the occasion of friendship’s day i.e. 3rd Aug 2014 for an event organized by Aid For Change in association with MASUM.
They interacted with 50 HSC passed students, aged between 14 and 25 from 14 villages of Purandar block, Pune district in order to help them to assess their career interests and aspirations and accordingly move forward in life. The session … Continued
Integrated Approach to CSR Partnerships – A Knowledge Session
Background: With mandatory CSR rules applicable from 1st April 2014 through the Companies Act – 2013, it becomes imperative for companies to have the know-how in working with CSR Partners. The session aims at enabling Companies to understand the empanelment … Continued
Judicial training workshops on Domestic Violence were received well
A series of five district-level one-day judicial training workshops were conducted on ‘Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005’ in Maharashtra over a period of five month from 11th January 2014.
A series of five district-level one-day judicial training workshops were conducted on ‘Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005’ in Maharashtra over a period of five month from 11th January 2014. It was conducted by SWISSAID in collaboration with … Continued
Campaign #EcoFarmingAgainstHunger reached out to more than 32000 people
AID FOR CHANGE launched the Phase 1 of its campaign ‘#EcoFarmingAgainstHunger’ to promote organically cultivated vegetable gardens to enhance intake of nutritional food for 600 underprivileged families across 20 villages in Vidarbha region. The resource mobilization and fundraising drive for this … Continued
#EcoFarmingAgainstHunger: Help People to help themselves
Background: Child’s nutrition is among the biggest concerns for any mother. In India, women and children are often at the lower end of nutrition which affects their health and development. According to a UNESCO study, poor health can lead to … Continued