VISHNUBHAI AMIN ORPHAN AND DESTITUTE PROJECT
Primary Education… The Right of every Child
United Way Baroda (UWB) with the support from funds donated by Shri Vishnubhai Amin, a philanthropist, is providing educational and overall development support to orphans and destitute primary school children of Vadodara every year. The project has been undertaken since 2006 and implemented till date. Every year about 400-500 children are identified and supported.
1. Educational material distributed
2. Birthdays and Festivals celebrated
3. Educational tours organized
4. Recreational activities undertaken
5. Health care and nutritional services provided
Kit Distribution program (2017)
The educational kit distribution was held on 10th August, 2017 at Vanijya Bhavan – Race Course, Vadodara. A total of 719 Orphan and Destitute children study in 104 different municipal corporation schools were provided educational kit comprising of necessary educational material like Rain coat, Sandal, school bag, note books, text books, dictionary, tiffin box, water bag, geometric box, & various other stationery items required for the entire academic year. This year United Way Baroda even showed students a small Bhawai educating them for cleanness and how to use the education kit given to them. Smt. Meenaba Parmar- Chairman, Nagar Prathmik Sikshan Samiti, was Chief Guest for the event and she graced the occasion. Mr. Shivinder Singh Chawla, Chairman, Mr. Amit Goradia- Trustee, and Mr. Pinakin Shah-Trustee, United Way Baroda presided over the ceremony.
New Year Celebration (2018)
This Year 149 children from 17 Nagar Prathmik Sikshan Samiti schools were approached for knowing their wishes. Christmas tree and donation box was placed in Zydex Industries, Sevasi, Vadodara. The staff and Zydex Industries came forward to fulfill all the wishes of the children.
The gift distribution programme was held on 9th January 2018 at Amphitheatre, Sayaji Baug, Vadodara. Mrs. Meenaba Parmar Chairperson NPSS was the Chief Guest. Mr.Rohan Lele Associate Vice President ( Head)- HR, Zydex Industries,was Guest of honor. Mr. Pinakin Shah, Trustee and Dr. Binita Verdia- Deputy Director, United Way Baroda were present at the event. The children received the gift of their choice ranging from Indoor Game, Football, Carrom board, Uniform Sweeter, Remote Car and so on.
United Way of Baroda had organized recreational activities such as magic show and joy train ride was conducted to make the children happier.
The Children were surprised to receive the gifts of their choice. The joy was visible on their faces in form of smiles.