Our Children received the award
"We are happy to know that our project "Snehalaya meaning the home with love in Hindi" has been selected as project of the month for Feb.2012 by GlobalGiving, U.S.A. This is an honour for us recognising these works by such an esteemed organisation. GlobalGiving has confirmed that as project of the month, we shall receive a grant of more than $3000 from them helping us to provide for the children in Snehalaya. Here is the link http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/snehalaya-meaning-the-home-with-love-in-hindi/
Any donations received during this month will increase the grant by GlobalGiving by same amount. Please do not miss this opportunity to contribute more helping to take these works further. I take this opportunity to remind all our supporters that we welcome volunteers from all walks of life including students and trainees to help us either from their own place and or on floor in Gwalior, India. Please help us by spreading the word too. Many thanks.
2. Children from our main stream school participated in dance competition held at trade fare in Gwalior on 16th Jan. and won the prize. Here is the photograph of them with their certificates along with our other children and staff.
3. 62nd Republic Day of India was celebrated in Snehalaya on 26th Jan.2012. Flag hoisting was done by two children with Dr. B.k. Sharma (Founder) and Brig. J. Matta (Director) in presence of many guests, staff members, children of Snehalaya and our main stream school. Various cultural programmes including patriotic songs, skits and dances were performed by our children. The programme ended with distribution of sweets to every one present.
4. Dr. B.K. Sharma, Founder of Gwalior Childrens Charity and Snehalaya is one among four persons selected and honoured from among all from whole of India by Divya Prem Seva Mission of Haridwar in India for their annual event. He received a plaque and shawl on 29th Jan.2012 at the hands of Shri Ashish Gautam (popularly known as Ashish Bhaiya, the founder of DPSM), Shri Pawaiya ji, Member of Parliament and Mr. Kaul (eminent International journalist from Delhi), recognising this work in Gwalior through Gwalior Childrens Charity and Snehalaya helping the poor, disabled and destitute esp. children, women and the aged of India.
We are pleased to have received these recognitions and awards for these works and are much obliged of all our donors, volunteers and supporters helping us in these endeavours, without which it was not possible for us to reach here. We are sure for same and more to continue for many years to come helping us to carry this work further. With regards,
For Gwalior Childrens Charity (U.K.) and GHECT incl. Snehalaya (India),
26th Jan. celebrated in Snehalaya.
Republic Day of India celebrated in Snehalaya.