| Jul 13, 2022
Organ Donation Awareness through musical events
GLOBAL GIVING REPORT
January, February & March 2022
Mass awareness on Organ Donation through musical events and festivals
Musical events & festivals
A Sufi musical evening with the Nizami Bandhu
A Sufi musical evening with the Nizami Bandhu was held in the month of March, 2022 to raise awareness on organ donation. The event was also an endeavor to raise funds for underprivileged persons who require lifesaving transplants. The fund raised through this concert was utilized for MOHAN Foundations initiative- Anudaan-“Making Transplants Affordable”. The event had 1308 views in Facebook and 163 views in Youtube.
Celebrating Makar Sankranti for a noble cause
On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, MOHAN Foundation Jaipur Citizen Forum (MFJCF) distributed kites with messages of “Angdaan Mahadaan” to all the important stakeholders consisting of transplant coordinators, doctors, Transport Commissioner and general public to spread the message of organ donation. The kites were flown across Jaipur city promoting the cause of organ donation.
Raising awareness on organ donation through Rangoli Competition
A Rangoli Competition was held in the month of February, 2022 with an idea of spreading awareness among the community. The Chennai Metro Rail partnered with MOHAN Foundation to publicize the event. The competition was conducted online in view of Covid-19 restrictions. Chennai Metro sent out press releases to local media and the news was also covered in TOI, Chennai edition. Around 263 participants registered in 152 teams. Overall 102 designs were submitted. The 10 best submissions were invited for a zoom based interactions for the finals. This was done on March 10, 2022 (World Kidney Day).
Mass awareness on organ/eye donation through community radio & podcasts
MOHAN Foundation continues to organize community radio programmes to reach large audiences. Radio Risarch 90.8 FM Munger, Bihar posted about “Angdaan Hai Mahadaan” a radio naatika on organ donation on their Facebook page to increase the listenership across Munger. A 60-second spot (jingle) giving information of MOHAN Foundation helpline number was played on Community Radio 90.4 FM Bhagalpur every day at 0900 & 1900 hours to increase its visibility.
MOHAN Foundation in association with Bhopuwala Creative Solutions Pvt. Ltd. created podcasts titled “Happy ending” featuring stories of recipients and donor families to promote the cause of organ donation in the country.
Organ Donation Ambassador Course
MOHAN Foundation’s trained organ donation ambassadors have been actively organizing awareness sessions and stalls at schools, colleges, residential complexes and corporate firms. Organ Donation Ambassador Course is designed for the benefit of those seeking to gain knowledge about organ donation and transplantation and to volunteer to raise awareness on the subject by creating awareness themselves. In this quarter, 12 participants successfully underwent Organ Donation Ambassador Course.