Monday, March 26, 2012

IDF Jaipur news in Times of India

IDFnext and Indian Development Foundation (formerly Indian Leprosy Foundation), Mumbai, a partner of Sarthak Manav Kushthashram, organized a rally and a street play "Kshaya ka Kshaya...Do Away With TB" on Saturday to create awareness on TB.

The rally kicked-off from Pink Square Mall and ended at Kachchi Basti, Jawahar Nagar. The event was supported by Prarambh Foundation, Shastri Nagar and Aadhaar Foundation, Jawahar Nagar. It started at 8.30am and lasted for two hours. Senior educationist, Renu Sharma put some light on the significance of such events.

The event saw participation of nearly 80 students from different schools and colleges.

By the means of street plays people were made aware of the causes, prevention and cure of the disease and were guided about the proper way of medication of TB. Many people promised to quit liquor and smoking while they watched the street play.

Kovid Oli, development executive of IDF, explained the strategies and objectives of the NGO. Aryaman Chetas Pandey, social ambassador of IDF spoke about the upcoming social events to be organized and Sandeep Edwin from Prarambh Foundation concluded the event.

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