May 21, 2019

Help an Orphan, Poor and Needy Child attend School

SAMPARC Children’s Home, Bhaje started in year 1990, is working for care of orphan, poor, needy and disadvantaged girl children. The Children’s Home is a Licensed Children’s Home under the Department of Women & Child Welfare, Government of Maharashtra for the care of orphan and disadvantaged children.

134 girl children live in a homely atmosphere of care and support of Social Workers, Counselor, House Mothers, Tutors and sports instructor who work with the children under guidance of Mrs. Ratna Banerjee, Trustee and Coordinator of the Project. All the children are healthy, happy and are attending school regularly.  

During this period children have appeared for Annual Examinations held in the month of March & April 2019 for the academic year 2018-19. 86 children from to 8th std have passed their final Examinations, 15 children appeared for 9th std final exam among them 2 children were unable to pass, they will be reappearing for 9th std final exam again in the month of June 2019. 9 children appeared for 11th std final exam and all of them passed the same. 17 children have appeared for 10th std SSC Board Exam, 3 children have appeared for12th std HSC Board exam and 2 children have appeared for First Year Graduation final exam and the result is awaited. 2 children are pursuing Vocational Training Course.

The primary children attend the Zilla Parishad School, Bhaje the secondary and the high school students attend the VPS School, Bhaje some children also attend the Abhinav English medium schools at Patan and Senior children attend VPS Jr. College, Malavli & Lily English Medium School & Junior College, Malavli for 11th and 12th std and Graduation students attend Walvan College, Lonavla.

After attending School children receive tutoring in the Children’s Home in all subjects with personal attention. 3 Tutors are teaching the children from Jr.Kg to 10th std. Children appearing for 10th std SSC Board exam are receiving special coaching in the Centre. Also 1 Computer Instructor is teaching Computers to children from Jr.Kg to 9th std.

Every month tutors conduct internal test and the children receive guidance accordingly. Each child is given personal attention and tutors ensure that the children understand the concepts clearly. Also children who are weak in studies receive special attention and guidance from the tutors.

The Social Worker visit school and take the update from the school teachers regarding the education performance of the child. They attend parent teacher meetings and the tutors are updated regarding the same and accordingly the child receives guidance for progress in education.

Education file of each child is maintained and the progress report and academic performance of the child is updated regularly.

 Regular training programs, workshops and sessions on various topics are arranged for the children in the Children’s Homes along with exposure visits for overall development of the children.

Also Children are encouraged to read books in Library and read newspapers daily to help them update themselves regarding day to day happenings and to enhance their General Knowledge.

For overall development, children also receive training in Sports in the Children’s Home. Children participate in various sports competitions. During this period children who performed well in NEHRU BLAMELAVA competitions held in the month of December 2018, were selected to participate in Divisional Games conducted by District Women & Child Welfare Office, Pune in the month of February 2019, held in Satara, Maharashtra. Following children have won accolades-

  • Relay(400*100)- Pooja Vanjari, Anjali Chopade, Gauri Hojage, Usha Pawar- 1st Prize 
  • Long Jump - Manisha Pawar - 2nd Prize.
  • Drawing- Priyanka Pawar - 3rd Prize
  • Smart Handwriting competition- Chaitali Sakrikar - 1st Prize


 All the children are progressing well and are looking forward towards a bright future.


Mar 6, 2019

Feed the Children Campaign

Project Report

SAMPARC Children’s Home, Bhaje started in year 1990, is working for care of orphan, poor, needy and disadvantaged girl children. The Children’s Home is a Licensed Children’s Home under the Department of Women & Child Welfare, Government of Maharashtra for the care of orphan and disadvantaged children.


At present 134 girl children live in a homely atmosphere of  care and support of Social Workers, Counsellor, House Mothers, Tutors and sports instructor who work with the children under guidance of Mrs. Ratna Banerjee, Trustee and Coordinator of the Project. 


All the children are healthy, happy and are attending school regularly. During this period children have received results of first semester exam and all have performed well and are now working hard for their Annual Exams. Children receive tutoring in the Children’s Home after attending school in all subjects and special attention is provided to children who are weak in studies.On 31st January 2019, Science exhibition was conducted in Children’s Home & children presented various models.Regular training programs, workshops and sessions on various topics are arranged for the children in the Children’s Homes along with exposure visits for overall development of the children. Children are encouraged to read books in Library, 1 hour daily is allocated for library time and on Sunday library is open full day.Children also read newspaper daily  to update themselves regarding day to day happenings and to enhance their General Knowledge.


Children have enough and tasty food prepared in clean kitchen and the same is monitored regularly by Social Worker. Children receive balanced food which includes right proportion of pulses, grains, vegetables, diary, sprouts, leafy vegetables as their daily intake. Children have Milk everyday with Bournvita and have fruits daily. Every Sunday children have special breakfast & meals and also during festivals sweet dish and special Menu is prepared as per the choice of the children. Children have meals along with the house mother and home incharge to ensure personal attention when children are having meals. The children’s Home is equipped with Water purifier and children are provided with clean drinking water. Regular maintenance of Purifier and water testing is done and it is ensured that children have clean drinking water. The kitchen & dining area is sanitized and is always clean and the store room is also kept clean.


Overall health of all the children is good and to ensure well-being of the children health of each child – HB level, weight, height, overall health checkup, is regularly monitored. Weight and Height of each child is measured on 30th of every month. Quarterly Health checkup & Hemoglobin test of all children was conducted on 20th December 2018. ENT, Eye checkup & Dental checkup which is conducted once in a year was conducted in the month of December 2018. Also hygiene aspect – to take bath daily, to brush teeth twice a day, to wear neat clothes, to cut nails every Sunday & to wash hands before having meals is ensured by housemothers.

All children do yoga regularly and also play indoor & outdoor games during their free time. Children enjoy riding bicycle and also spend free time in pursuing their hobbies like, drawing & painting.

From 27th to 29th Dec 2018, Children participated in competitions organized by District Women & Child Welfare Office, Pune and 25 children won 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes in various competitions like Kabbadi, Kho-Kho, Relay, Drawing, Essay writing & 11 children participated in group dance competition & bagged 1st Prize.

Also children participated in Annual Sports competition held in School and 54 children won  1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes in various competitions like Kho- Kho, Dodge ball Hopping, Skipping, Throw ball, Kabaddi, Surynamaskar, Shot-put, 4* 100 Relay, 100mt & 200 mt. Running race & Disc Throw. All the winners of the competitions were felicitated during Annual Day in the School.


All Cultural & National festivals are celebrated in the Children’s Home and all children & staff participate in the same and also actively make arrangements of the same. During this period Christmas  was celebrated in Children’s Home and special food was prepared for the children. The Children’s Home was decorated for the occasion, huts were made and children dressed as Santa Claus enjoyed Christmas by cutting cake and later children danced and enjoyed.  New Year Celebrations were held in the Children’s Home.


All the children are progressing well and are looking forward towards a bright future.


Thanking you,


Amitkumar Banerjee

Founder Director/Secretary-SAMPARC





Dec 10, 2018

Project Update - Feed the Children Campaign

Development of the Children not only means growing up Year after Year but also Physical & Mental Development along with Education & Skill Development.


SAMPARC Balgram – Bhaje is taking care of such Orphan & Needy Girl Children since last 28 Years providing Food, Shelter, Education, Health Care and all other possible amenities for their overall Development to sustain in the main-stream society with Dignity.


Mrs. Ratna Banerjee – Trustee, SAMPARC is coordinating the Project with Project In-charge, Counsellors, House-mothers, Kitchen Staff and other Helpers. At SAMPARC Balgram – there is no compromise in terms of Food & Nutrition. Presently, total 160 Destitute Girls are residing at SAMPARC Balgram – Bhaje. Most of the Children come with very poor background – Orphans – Single-parent Children – Children of Convicted People or Children of Sex-workers. Naturally they suffer from Mal-nutrition. So, the primary challenge is to cure them from Mal-nutrition, giving them Nutritious Food along with good food-habit which can lead to Good Health.


At SAMPARC Balgram, the Diet Chart is adviced by Doctor and expert Dietitian. Food Committee of the Bal-Panchayet (Children’s Committee) plays important role to decide the Daily Menu.The daily food contains Pulses, Grains, Vegetables, Sprouts, Leafy vegetables, Fruits and Milk having right proportion of Carbohydrate, Protein, Fat, Vitamin & Minerals.The Children get Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tiffin and Dinner.The regular diet of each child consists of 200 gm Wheat, 150 gm Rice, 40 gm Pulses, 50 gm Sprouts, 200 gm Vegetables, 200 gm Chicken (every Sunday) 2 Eggs (every Friday) along with 200 ml Milk every day in the evening along with seasonal fruit like Apple, Banana, Orange, Papaya, Watermelon etc.Children get Special Breakfast every Sunday like Idli - Sambar, Pav Bhaji, Misal Pav, Sabu-dana Khichdi etc.Pure Drinking Water is ensured by Water-purifier which is maintained properly by regular servicing.Food is prepared in cleaned Kitchen and the Dining Hall is also cleaned with Sanitizer every time after Food is served to maintain all sorts of Hygiene issues.


During this Period, overall Health of the Girls was Good enough except some minor problems of Cough & Cold which were taken care of by the visiting Doctor. Some Girls were provided special Diet for their Low Hb Count. They are improving day by day.


All the Children celebrated Ganapati Festival, Dasera and Diwali and enjoyed with full enthusiasm. They have got new dress in Diwali and also have got special delicious foods / snacks during the days of Festivals.


Educational Progress of the Children is up to the mark. All of them have appeared in Half-Yearly Examination and the result is awaited.Special attention has been given for some Girls who are in need of Special Coaching in Difficult Subjects.Apart from Traditional Education, SAMPARC always encourage the Children towards Sports – Games and Extra-Curricular Activities – Cultural Activities.Some of the Girls are good in Singing, Dancing, Recitation as well as Anchoring of the Cultural Program. They attend Yoga-workshop in the Balgram. They participated in different Programs and achieved appreciations from the Audience and Organizers.As a part of Extra-Curricular Activities, these Girls took part in Cleaning of Balgram, Preparing Rakhi, Greetings Cards, Envelops, Paper Bags, Dia Making etc.


After the Festive Season, all the Children are now concentrating in studies and have appeared in Half-Yearly Examination.


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Please visit SAMPARC Balgram and Bless the Children for their better future….


Looking forward towards Your Kind Association and Support for the Children in the coming days ahead.


Thanking You,

Yours sincerely,


Amitkumar Banerjee

Founder Director / Secretary

SAMPARC – Social Action for Manpower Creation


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