Oct 3, 2019

SANTI great work - attracting local Clubs

Dear Friends,

Hope you are enjoying the fall season ! We at Santi are having a great time with a lot of events and participation from local community clubs. 

  • Lions Club supported Independence Day Celebration - Lions Club helped Santi to organize sports competitions and sponsored prizes. Following children from SANTI were awarded. Getting recognized in this competition is critical for their future success as it was an open competition.  
    • Roshan - Sack race and Arts - 1st
    • Sukra - Arts - 2nd
    • Srikant - Musical Chair - 1st
    • Basudev - Musical Chair - 2nd
    • Albina - Singing - 2nd and Jump Rope - 3rd
    • Jhublic - Jump Rope - 1st
    • Poonam - Debate - 2nd and Math Race - 3rd
  • Brahmakumari Society representatives visited SANTI to celebrate the Rakhsya Bandhan. This event energized the brother and sister relationship among the children. 
  • Ganesh Puja Celebration was a great feeling for children. They enjoyed the decoration, puja and food of the event. 
  • We appointed a new dance teacher and a part time teacher for the overall development of the kids. To do well we need to keep great people with us. 
  • Birthday celebration was a fun time for kids.  
  • Health check up, morning yoga and spiritual songs are done regularly.

Thank you for continued support and we cannot do well without your support. Please keep supporting us. 

With Gratitude

Ashok Dandpat

Jul 3, 2019

Summer Events in SANTI Building

Dear friends, 

We are having a great time in summer with many events in our SANTI building. We are using this building to organize various events as outlined here. 

  • We have started a new batch of summer training classes with 16 students. They are learning to make Indian ladies dresses.
  • Record Keeping training was provided by SANTI to Women Self Help Group members of Barupara Ward No.13 of Rajgangpur.
  • In morning, children are starting the day with an inspirational song and doing yoga.
  • Few SANTI children have shown interest to learn to sew in summer break. So, they are learning to sew clothing. 

Thank you for your continued support. The construction projects are on hold. We are waiting for a threshold of funds to generate and then resume the work. 

Thank you,

Jul 2, 2019

My nostalgic feeling and visit to SANTI

Dear Friends, 

I am lucky to personally meet SANTI Children. It is an amazing feeling to see what we can physically achieve and build back India in a rural place through our regular contribution. It is powerful to see what children are doing few mentioned here.   

  • Yoga – In morning, children are starting with an inspirational prayer and doing yoga. Performing Yoga and meditation at this age will instill a powerful mind and a fit body. We observed happiness and smile on their face after Yoga practices. What a blissful routine, we wish we can do in our schedule.
  • Dance – Mrs. Niharika Mishra is teaching dance class to children. They are learning dances on few songs which will be performed in a future event. Dancing together helped them to build a strong bond.
  • New Children - We have included seven (7) new children in our SANTI Child Care Center and our current children headcount is 32. They are already scheduled to join in school. New students Nandita, Muskan and Sujit will join in grade 6, Kartik in Grade 4, Srikant in Grade 2 and Erlen and Prince in Grade 1.
  • Sewing – Few children showed interest to learn to sew in summer break. So, they are learning to sew clothing. We believe they will be self-sustained in future. 

It feels great to see, together what we have built so far and changed the life of orphan/underprivilege children. It is truly a nostalgic feeling for me to see them in person and wish you can also make a trip to see the fruits of your contribution. 

Thank you,

 
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