SETU

Skill and Empower the Un-served Setu endeavours to play a vital role in -Enabling the Growth of Children and Youth -Enabling Empowerment of Girl child and Women -Caring for Human Health
Nov 28, 2016

Setu Newsletter Autumn Edition

Guest Lecture for Skill Centre Students
Guest Lecture for Skill Centre Students

 Dear Readers!

Congratulations to all of you for your support, Setu was conferred with conferred the GuideStar India Advanced Level- Gold Certification Award under the GuideStar India Transparency Awards 2016. The award shall be presented at a special awards function to be held in Mumbai on September 27, 2016.

During this quarter festivities took over and it all started with In house Activities.

We celebrated the 70th Independence Day with the hosting of the national flag, Cultural show by the students of the school at Nithari & Skill centres at Nithari and Sadarpur and an exhibition by the school children. The function was attended by volunteers from Cognizant, some well wishers, students and staff of Setu along with the Trustees.

Students of Setu demonstrate their talent at the Annual Academic Exhibition, Many Parents were present on the occasion and very happy to see the work created by their children. The models were also applauded by all the visitors and Volunteers who graced the occasion. The cultural show was a big hit with the audience and the models at the exhibition was well appreciated by all present.

Students also celebrated Rakhi and Janamashmi at our school where students took part with full enthusiasm. A Fashion show was organised by Pre-primary students of Setu to teach us the importance of Fruits and Vegetables in our lives during the Food Week Celebration.

As in earlier quarters Inter School Activities continued and Career counselling session was organised for the students of Class 9 and 10 at Mayoor School Noida.

Employee Volunteering as well as the Saturday School activity is an essential element towards the students learning at Setu. It was a great learning and development day for the students at Setu thanks to our dedicated Volunteers.

Activity of the day over the various Saturdays included

  • Card Making for Junior School and A Drawing Competition for Seniors with the theme " Dreaming today for a better India tomorrow"
  • Meditation, Moral Values and Storytelling by Cdr Chopra
  • Guest Lecture on Adventure Sports by Team Octane Marketing
  • Guest Lecture and Career counselling by Volunteer from Tata Teleservices Ltd
  • Birthday Celebration with Employees of Adobe

 

Volunteers from Khushiyan-Connecting Helping Hands our Volunteering Support Partner celebrate Teachers day with Setu students

Suman one of our well wishers from New Zealand along with her friends gifted rations to the students at Setu, what a wonderful end to an activity based Saturday on 06/08/2016. Kresn is a New Zealand based organisation working in the social frame and now wants to work in India. Suman is one of the founders of Kresn.

As part of our special focus with volunteer engagement and inputs for our students to ensure their holistic growth, employees of Cognizant conducted remedial classes for Setu School Students.

During The quarter Health camp were organised on 3rd September a General Health Camp was organised for the residents of Nithari Village Noida at the Setu School and 231 families were covered courtesy our Partner Saket City Hospital Delhi and Voluntary Blood donation Camps were organised at various corporate.

It was quarter of learning for our teachers also and various Workshop for Teachers were held.

  • On 16th July a workshop was conducted for teachers on healthy eating habits by one of our volunteer Karan Lalawat where he shared some simple tips which will create great impact on health.
  • School teachers went thru a Disaster Management workshop was organised by local gram Pradhan for school teachers. They were given hands on training on how to manage during emergencies like earthquake, fire or any other difficult situation. All teachers who went thru the training were also cleared the Disaster management assessment and were certified.
  • Quality Education for all" a seminar on use of digital methods for teaching at schools was attended by our Educational Advisor Mrs Indira and Vice Principal Shilpy  - Great Learning for all.

 

The quarter also heralded success at the Skill Centers with

  • The tailoring students who completed their course under the Setu Women Empowerment and Employability Program were awarded certificates by Ravi, Trustee Setu at a ceremony held at our Sadarpur Centre.
  • Students of ICT course celebrate the completion of the batch by organising a farewell party - 62 students attend the get-to-gather with snacks and sweets mostly prepared and carried by them from home.
  • Mr. Arvind  VP Strategy and Migration Metlife GOSC handed over Certificates to 124 students who completed the IT Course. Also present on the occasion was the Metlife CSR Representative Abbas .
  • Students doing the General Duty Assistant course were handed over certificates by Richa  Director Learning & Development at MetLife GOSC, also present on the occasion was Abbas Rizvi CSR Coordinator Metlife GOSC along with the Centre In-charge Setu Sadarpur Centre Meena  and Komal GDA faculty. The session concluded with an interaction with the students and distribution of a gift item to all students.

 

 Bye- Till we write to you again

Assessment - General Duty Assistant Course
Assessment - General Duty Assistant Course
Convocation Ceremony for Tailoring Course Students
Convocation Ceremony for Tailoring Course Students
Certification Ceremony for Basic IT Skill Students
Certification Ceremony for Basic IT Skill Students
Orientation Visit for Smile Step courses Students
Orientation Visit for Smile Step courses Students
Nov 28, 2016

Setu Newsletter Autumn Edition

Setu gets transparency Certification
Setu gets transparency Certification

 Dear Readers!

Congratulations to all of you for your support, Setu was conferred with conferred the GuideStar India Advanced Level- Gold Certification Award under the GuideStar India Transparency Awards 2016. The award shall be presented at a special awards function to be held in Mumbai on September 27, 2016.

During this quarter festivities took over and it all started with In house Activities.

We celebrated the 70th Independence Day with the hosting of the national flag, Cultural show by the students of the school at Nithari & Skill centres at Nithari and Sadarpur and an exhibition by the school children. The function was attended by volunteers from Cognizant, some well wishers, students and staff of Setu along with the Trustees.

Students of Setu demonstrate their talent at the Annual Academic Exhibition, Many Parents were present on the occasion and very happy to see the work created by their children. The models were also applauded by all the visitors and Volunteers who graced the occasion. The cultural show was a big hit with the audience and the models at the exhibition was well appreciated by all present.

Students also celebrated Rakhi and Janamashmi at our school where students took part with full enthusiasm. A Fashion show was organised by Pre-primary students of Setu to teach us the importance of Fruits and Vegetables in our lives during the Food Week Celebration.

As in earlier quarters Inter School Activities continued and Career counselling session was organised for the students of Class 9 and 10 at Mayoor School Noida.

Employee Volunteering as well as the Saturday School activity is an essential element towards the students learning at Setu. It was a great learning and development day for the students at Setu thanks to our dedicated Volunteers.

Activity of the day over the various Saturdays included

  • Card Making for Junior School and A Drawing Competition for Seniors with the theme " Dreaming today for a better India tomorrow"
  • Meditation, Moral Values and Storytelling by Cdr Chopra
  • Guest Lecture on Adventure Sports by Team Octane Marketing
  • Guest Lecture and Career counselling by Volunteer from Tata Teleservices Ltd
  • Birthday Celebration with Employees of Adobe

 

Volunteers from Khushiyan-Connecting Helping Hands our Volunteering Support Partner celebrate Teachers day with Setu students

Suman one of our well wishers from New Zealand along with her friends gifted rations to the students at Setu, what a wonderful end to an activity based Saturday on 06/08/2016. Kresn is a New Zealand based organisation working in the social frame and now wants to work in India. Suman is one of the founders of Kresn.

As part of our special focus with volunteer engagement and inputs for our students to ensure their holistic growth, employees of Cognizant conducted remedial classes for Setu School Students.

During The quarter Health camp were organised on 3rd September a General Health Camp was organised for the residents of Nithari Village Noida at the Setu School and 231 families were covered courtesy our Partner Saket City Hospital Delhi and Voluntary Blood donation Camps were organised at various corporate.

It was quarter of learning for our teachers also and various Workshop for Teachers were held.

  • On 16th July a workshop was conducted for teachers on healthy eating habits by one of our volunteer Karan Lalawat where he shared some simple tips which will create great impact on health.
  • School teachers went thru a Disaster Management workshop was organised by local gram Pradhan for school teachers. They were given hands on training on how to manage during emergencies like earthquake, fire or any other difficult situation. All teachers who went thru the training were also cleared the Disaster management assessment and were certified.
  • Quality Education for all" a seminar on use of digital methods for teaching at schools was attended by our Education Advisor Mrs Indira and Vice Principal Shilpy  - Great Learning for all.

 

The quarter also heralded success at the Skill Centers with

  • The tailoring students who completed their course under the Setu Women Empowerment and Employability Program were awarded certificates by Ravi Trustee Setu at a ceremony held at our Sadarpur Centre.
  • Students of ICT course celebrate the completion of the batch by organising a farewell party - 62 students attend the get-to-gather with snacks and sweets mostly prepared and carried by them from home.
  • Mr. Arvind VP Strategy and Migration MetLife GOSC handed over Certificates to 124 students who completed the IT Course. Also present on the occasion was the Metlife CSR Representative Abbas.
  • Students doing the General Duty Assistant course were handed over certificates by Richa Director Learning & Development at MetLife GOSC, also present on the occasion was Abbas CSR Coordinator Metlife GOSC along with the Centre In-charge Setu Sadarpur Centre Meena and Komal GDA faculty. The session concluded with an interaction with the students and distribution of a gift item to all students.

 

 Bye- Till we write to you again

Celebrating Independence day
Celebrating Independence day
Story Telling Workshop
Story Telling Workshop
Inter School Volunteering
Inter School Volunteering
Award at the Inter school Talhunt
Award at the Inter school Talhunt
Disaster Management Training for Teachers
Disaster Management Training for Teachers
Aug 26, 2016

Newsletter Summer edition

Voluntary Blood Donation Camp
Voluntary Blood Donation Camp

From the Setu Desk

At Setu over the last quarter we have had a lot of activities for students, teachers and our volunteers. It has been an amazing period which had a lot of participation from our volunteers as well as some of our Donor partners.

Teachers training

We had two training programmes for our school teacher in the month of April. Our sincere thanks to Ms Ritu Taneja, Editorial Consultant and trainer for conducting the programs and shared valuable student Handling tips with the teachers. The training programs are a part of a series of programs planned for the teachers.

Awards and Felicitations

In April 2016 we received the “Champion for Change Award” as “Ambassadors of National Road Safety“ form Mr. Jean Todt President - Internationale de l’ Automobile with the Joint Commissioner of Police Traffic Delhi. Setu was among the top 10 schools selected for the award.

Another felicitation came our way when we received the award for the humanitarian efforts of organising Voluntary Blood Donation Camps   from Mr Madan Chauhan, Honourable Minister UP Govt. at an event organised by Rotary in June 2016.

Health Camp and Blood donation CAMPS

At  Sadarpur center general health check up camp was organised for our students coming for skill courses. Thanks to Max Foundation for helping us. Total 75 students benefited from the camp.

At Nithari campus an eye check up camp was organised for students and community people. Around 125 people were examined in this camp.

During the Quarter at Blood Donation Camps Organised in Gurgaon, Noida and Jaipur 720 units of blood were arranged thru Voluntary Contributions across 7 organisations

Interschool visit Mayoor- Students from Mayoor School participated in various Joint workshops with the Setu School students. Science, Maths and English activity were conducted during their visits.

Thanks to employees of Mentor we are able to celebrate the birthdays of the students of our school on third Saturday of every month.

Shram Dan by School students

 Students were motivated for keeping their class rooms clean. It was a fun activity for them. They dedicatedly worked in groups cleaning, re- arranging and painting the various areas of the school. This also gives them a sense of belongingness and ownership towards their class and school.         

At our Setu School the three week Summer Camp in May 2016 was a big success, apart from Remedial classes for slow learners, Student involving them in activities like dance, theatre, art and craft, creation of artefacts for fund raising along with environment initiatives . The summer Camp culminated with Training programs for teachers.

 International Yoga Day was celebrated on 21st June 2016 at Nithari Campus. Senior students, students from GDA course, IT course and staff participated very enthusiastically.

In addition we had a lot of corporate volunteering at Setu. Employees from Cognizant helped paint and decorate the school, employees from Dell and Cognizant all conducted Guest lectures and Activities with the Skill centre and School Children.   

Important Milestones

During the quarter, Mr Jang Hwan Lee the MD OF Samsung Data launched the Class 11 at the Setu School and distributed stationery to the school children.

The HR Head of Metlife Mr Ramanan presided over the Convocation Ceremony for the Skill Courses wherein he distributed certificates to 98 students who completed the Basic IT Skills .

At another event the a team from Mentor led by Lorraine-Elvira Suares from Mentor along with her team distributed Certificates to the Skill students who completed the Sewing course.

Students who completed General Duty Assistant course were given certificates on completion of the course at Nithari.

Success stories

Seventy nine of our IT Students were placed into jobs leading to them ensuring a livelihood and also help raise the living standard of their families. They got jobs at entry level like, computer operator, tele caller, data entry operator, computer teacher etc.

Bilasi is from Bengal. She is married and stays with her husband in Nithari, Noida. She is 10th pass. She was working as maid before joining the IT course. She is hard working and has interest in learning more. Her husband who is a labourer sent Bilasi to the IT center when he learnt about the Skill course. She completed her course with full dedication.

Her personality has changed a lot. Slowly and gradually she started mingling with the group and participated in group activities. She has come up with a changed personality. She is now more confident and independent.

This is her first job after doing the course. She is happy with her job though she wants to grow higher in her life.

Mamta is working as data entry operator at OKS Health Care. She has good communication skills. She feels more confident after doing the IT course.

Mamta has done 12th from CBSE Board and now pursuing graduation. Her father is a driver. There are five members in the family. Mamta wants to support her father. When she joined the course she was very keen in getting a job.  Her confidence level has increased.  She says she has learnt computer and soft skills along with communication skills. She is very much satisfied with the course. 

This is her first job. She wants to do a lot in her life. She wants to improve her standard of living.

To conclude considering the progress made at Setu, we would like to Thanks all our corporate partners, Donors, teachers and students for helping us create such a wonderful Organisation – Setu.

Guest Lecture for Vocational Course students
Guest Lecture for Vocational Course students
Certification Distribution for Tailoring Students
Certification Distribution for Tailoring Students
Certificatio  for Health Care Course Students
Certificatio for Health Care Course Students
Celebrating International Yoga Day
Celebrating International Yoga Day
 
   

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