Monday, November 26, 2018

Magnificent Mary Kom - An icon of Inspiration...

Heartiest congratulations to Mary Kom for rewriting the history books with sixth World Boxing title.
Indian Development Foundation (IDF) salutes Mary Kom for her record feat. She knew her dreams, her strength and listened to her mind. Her accomplishments are indeed remarkable. Mary Kom rises above her sport and inspires all of us.
IDF thank Mary Kom for supporting the cause of TB and being our brand ambassador during World TB Day 2011.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Gratitude and blessings in abundance...

What can be better way to provide hospitality and honour to those who deserve dignity and love, than the Divine Act of SSAV Schoolteam at Chennai who did their best to the families from Sarthak Manav Kushthashram Jaipur who reached Chennai this morning. The persons affected with leprosy and their family members were extremely happy with the SSAV style of honour.
All those who wish to host similar social exchange experience across India may contact IDF. Let's together spread goodness
Gratitude and blessings in abundance. Jai ho

Friday, November 23, 2018

The art, artist and the artwork..

Gratitude and salutations to the great artist Shri Manohar Baviskar for the fine work.
I am humbled, blessed and honoured by the wonderful gift presented to me on the Thanksgiving Day.🙏🙏🙏

An act of kindness by Pragnya Bodhini High School...

Sincere gratitude to madam Seema Shaikh and her Schoolteam who generously contributed their mite for the welfare of Kerala flood affected families. The students internally organised a musical event and mobilised funds to support the families in Kerala. 
An honour to personally meet and thank the social champions..jai ho...

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Towards providing dignity..

Galta Parivaar from Sarthak Manav Kushthashram Jaipur are provided the best of socio-tourism at Rameshwaram. A step towards providing dignity to the families of leprosy-affected people. Indian Development Foundation thank SMK for the opportunity. Mr Imran from IDF did the best and also provides leadership workshop for the families at Rameshwaram.

Mumbai Roti Bank India...

11738 children got a fill through MumbaiRotibankindia.. Gratitude to Shri SivanandhanJi, Shriya Kumar and Team Roti Bank for organising food on Universal Children's Day.
Also thanks to Team Indian Development Foundation and ITM PGDMvolunteers for the excellent co-ordination and supply-chain of the food, from production to the beneficiary.
Jai ho..

Teachers build India..

An honour to address the B.Ed. students of Smt. Kapila Khandvala College of Education, Mumbai on Leadership and Social Responsibility. Indian Development Foundation is proud to partner with KKCE for their social responsibility initiatives and the students are involved in various skills development, remedial teaching and student leadership programme.
#buildindia #goodnesshappenshere #idf #indiandevelopmentfoundation

Supporting health and education projects..

IDF Social Action Award 2018 presented to Mrs Zeenat Bhojabhoy, Principal, Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai for supporting health and education projects of Indian Development Foundation

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Towards providing dignity..

Galta Parivaar from Sarthak Manav Kushthashram, Jaipur are welcomed at Chennai Central and later taken to Iskcon. A 42-member team from the leprosy ashram are on a week-long socio-tourism to Rameshwaram and Kanyakumari enroute Chennai. Team IDF are all geared up to provide the best of hospitality and dignity to the persons affected with leprosy at all locations.

Monday, November 19, 2018

ITM Business School supports IDF....

92 students from ITM PGDM Business School, Kharghar joined Indian Development Foundation' for a two-week NGO/CSR Internship from 19/11/2018 to 01/12/2018. The students underwent an orientation at Vimala Centre on the various tasks they will be involved in. They have been made in 3 different groups - Health, Education and Resource Mobilisation. Health team will handle health awareness with more specifics on TB and Swachh Bharat - Education team will teach students in Municipal/ private schools on lifeskills through Student Leadership Programme - IDF SLP and Resource Mobilisation will mobilize resources for IDF projects through general donations and Mission W2K.
We wish all the students every best in their goodness journey. Jai ho 

Friday, November 16, 2018

Mumbai Roti Bank India....

With your love and support, MumbaiRotibankindia an initiative started by Shri #DSivanandhan Sir have reached the 350K meal mark in less than a year !
On Universal Children’s Day ( 21 Nov 2018) join team #MumbaiRotiBankIndiaspread smiles to serve 20,000 meals

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Flood-hit students in Kerala received children's day gift...

510 students from 4 schools in Alleppey District in Kerala received school kits containing school bag, geometry box, lunch box and books. Gratitude to SBOA High School & Junior College, Chennai for supporting the project. (15-11-2018). The staff members of the SBOA school in Chennai contributed their one-day salary towards the cause and helped in making this mission possible. The students list was drawn by the schools who were in need as they were badly hit by the recent floods in Kerala.. Also sincere gratitude to Mr. S. Sreeram, Manager, IDF (TN & Pondy) for co-ordinating the drive in a professional manner. Jai ho 

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Celebration with a difference...

Children's Day celebrations at Dharavi Police Station.
Students from IDF Drona Bal Gurukul from Dharavi were invited by the Police Team from Dharavi Police Station at 90feet road, Mumbai on the 14th of November 2018 to celebrate Children's Day. Senior Inspector Mr. Mohan Patil took special session on various tasks handled by the police department towards the safety and security of people. He said Police are the friends of people and they are accessible to people round the clock. Mr.Patil showed different arms used by the police viz., revolver, pistol, riffle, AK47, SLR, Teargas gun, lathi and also the shield and headgear used at mobs. Students visited the police station and they were shown how to register a complaint and how children can help the police department. Later children were distributed snack packets. Mr. Vijay Basak, Dr. Narayan Iyer and Dr. Tejswi Kamblemingled with the students and the teachers of Drona Bal Gurukul. Children received necessary information on police workings.
Our sincere gratitude to Team Dharavi Police Station for the excellent arrangements, Shri SivanandhanJi IPS from MumbaiRotibankindia for extending wonderful support.