Udayan Ghar children at Sapient Bal Mela
Quarterly Progress Reports July – September 2012
This Report is for the period of July – September 2012 covers the following:
- Details of Udayan Ghar Programme: In Numbers
- Udayan Care wins the India Ngo Award 2011: We thank you!
- Achievements & Opportunities
- Capacity Building Workshops
- Recreational and Co-curricular Events
Details of Udayan Ghar Programme: In numbers
HOMES NO. OF CHILDREN
Sant Nagar 12
Mayur Vihar 14
Gr. Noida 42
Noida Boys 09
Noida Girls 09
Mayur Vihar-II 12
Total No. of Beneficiaries as on 30th September 2012: 177
New Children joining in this Quarter: 1 girl, Ashiya, aged 12 years joined at Mehrauli Home on 6th September.
Children Exiting in this Quarter: Seven children from Mayur Vihar, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Noida Boys, and Ghaziabad Homes.
1. Nakul, from Mayur Vihar 1, moved out from After Care. He is now independent & our latest Alumni.
2. Another boy, Surender, from Gurgaon Home was restored to his mother. He stayed with us for a little more than a month.
3. 1 boy from Noida Home, Harsh, was restored to his mother.
4. Urmila, who was in the Aftercare, having attaining the age of 22 years, acquired a job & moved from Greater Noida home to lead an independent and progressive life.
5. Another girl from Greater Noida Home, Rehanna, 22 years old, got a job at a Hospital and moved out as Alumni.
6. Raizem from Ghaziabad Home was restored to her parents on 5th September.
7. Shabana left Greater Noida home on 11th September.
Aftercare: Six young adults stepped out of our Homes and have started availing our Aftercare facility -
- Raja from Mayur Vihar 1
- Manoj from Mayur Vihar 1
- Manisha from Mehrauli
- Bunty from Gurgaon
- Akash from Gurgaon
- Deepak from Mayur Vihar 2
(See details in the report)
Thus the Aftercare number increased to 15 (4 at Mayur Vihar, 1 at Mehrauli, 7 at Greater Noida, 2 at Gurgaon and 1 at Mayur Vihar 2).
Alumni/ Independent living after completion of 18 years: With two adults – Urmila and Rehanna becoming our recent Alumni, Udayan Care has a total of 27 Alumni now. (5-Sant Nagar, 4-Mayur Vihar, 4-Mehrauli, 12-Greater Noida and 2 – Gurgaon) (For details, see report)
Care staff: 32 across all Homes(20 caregivers; 2 part time caregiver; 4 supervisors; 3 part-time supervisors, 1 coordinator, 1 residential tutor and 1 residential cook)
Mentor parents: 31 mentor parents across all homes (28 mentor mothers & 3 mentor fathers)
Udayan Care wins the India Ngo Award 2011: We thank you!
Udayan Care was honored with the prestigious India NGO Award 2011, by the Resource Alliance and the Rockefeller Foundation (in the medium NGO category). Dr. Kiran Modi, Managing Trustee, Udayan Care received the trophy from the Union Minster for Information and Broadcasting, Ms. Ambika Soni.
Udayan Care was shortlisted from a total of 150 NGOs. The six months selection process involved site visits and a due diligence check by the team of assessors from Resource Alliance. Udayan Care was selected from among three nominees in the medium category, and awarded on the basis of –
- Effective and sustainable mobilisation of resources
- Demonstration of efficient management of resources.
- Good governance
- Transparency and accountability
- Impact of work in bringing about tangible benefits to the communities we work with.
The award money will primarily be utilized for organizational development and continuing to ensure transparency and accountability.
Udayan Care expresses its heartfelt thanks to the real winners – our children, who make us proud each day and our donors, volunteers and mentors, who selflessly share their time, skills and resources to give them a better tomorrow.
Achievements & Opportunities
- Six young adults from Udayan Care moved onto our Aftercare Section -
- Raja, from Mayur Vihar Home 1, who completed his Class 12th with 84% this year, has now joined College of Vocational Studies. He is Bachelors in Tourism. Raja is also doing an internship under the guidance of Ms. Meera Sawhny, Trustee, Udayan Care, and is learning diction, shorthand and the like.
- 2. Manoj, from the same Home as Raja’s, has joined Hi-Tech Institute of Engineering & Technology in Ghaziabad for a degree in Information Technology (IT). He had scored 76 % in his Class XII board exams.
- 3. Manisha, from Mehrauli Home, who turned 18 a few months back, has been shifted to her school – CSKM Hostel. She is presently in her Class 12th. And will be visiting her home during vacations & to celebrate festivals whenever possible.
- 4. Deepak from Mayur Vihar Home 8, has started attending Vivekanand Institute of Professional Studies, Delhi. It is a 5 year course. He too had scored 76% in his class XII exams.
- 5. Bunty & Akash Udayan, having attained the age of 18 years, from Gurgaon Home, have shifted their base to the aftercare room in the same compound as their Home. These boys visit their Home for their meals except dinner, which they are asked to make; and tuitions after school. Bunty weighing the importance of pursuing a vocational course has joined Udayan Care Computer Teaching (ITVT) Centre as a support Faculty. He has applied in National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) as well to simultaneously complete his Class XII. Talks are also going with corporate Whirlpool to provide him with on the on the job training.
- Akash is focused on completing his schooling from his St. P. B. N. Public School.
- The following girls Gurmeet and Shalu, had cleared their Class XII Board exams with 76% and 88.4% respectively and had gained admissions in the courses as well colleges of their liking -
- Gurmeet from Mehrauli Home has joined I.P Lingayat University for pursuing Bachelors in Journalism & Mass Communication.
- Shalu has got admission in Bachelors of Pharmacy (B. Pharma) in Galgotia University.
- Urmila Udayan happens to be the first child to come to Udayan Care at Sant Nagar Home in 1996, as a 6 year old lost child. She was then transferred to Greater Noida home in 2003. After spending 16 years at Udayan Care, Urmila, who was in the Aftercare, having attaining the age of 22 years, acquired a job & moved from Greater Noida home on 17th August 2012, to lead an independent and progressive life. She completed her graduation – Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) and also worked part time at different places to gain exposure. Now Urmila has secured a job at a Garment Shop in Greater Noida and lives on her own in a rented accommodation.
- Rehanna Udayan, a resident of Greater Noida Home, had got a job at Roshan Hospital in Greater Noida as a trainee. Soon after she married her friend, and is living happily with him and his family at their home in UP.
- Two of our girls from Sant Nagar Home – Manisha and Parvinder Udayan have secured admission in the prestigious boarding The Sagar School. After months of negotiating & reasoning with the Government authorities – Department of Women and Child Welfare (WCD) and The Child Welfare Committee (CWC), Udayan Care was able to take their permission for transferring these children to this residential school in Rajasthan, for their more promising future.
- On 16th of September, HUDCO had organised a painting competition, the theme of which was Changing Cities, Building Opportunities. 10 of our children from all Delhi Homes participated in this event.
Santosh Udayan (11 years) from Udayan Ghar Mayur Vihar has won 1st Prize and Anjali Udayan (9 years) from Udayan Ghar Chattarpur has won Consolation Prize. They were awarded prizes by the Honorable Minister Kumari Selja on 1st October, 2012 on the occasion of World Habitat Day.
- Shalu Pal Udayan and Manoj Udayan from Udayan Ghar at Greater Noida and Mayur Vihar respectively ran the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2012 on Sunday 30th September to raise funds to Build a Home of Joy for their little Udayan siblings. They still have a target to raise Rs. 1.7 lakhs between the two of them. The good news is that they can now raise this money by 15th November 2012. To support them in their challenge one could log onto the following sites.
To support Shalu Click http://www.wishberry.in/Shalu-Pal-Running-Airtel-Delhi-Half-Marathon-for-Udayan-Care-14149 . To support Manoj Click http://www.wishberry.in/Manoj-Udayan-Running-Airtel-Delhi-Half-Marathon-for-Udayan-Care-14108
- Shivani Udayan won Gold Medal in All India Martial Art Championship 2012 organised by Haryana Martial Art Association. The association is affiliated to Martial Art Federation Asian & Union & Recognized by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India.
Capacity Building Workshops
The Mental Health Programme organized a capacity building workshop for adolescent children on 11th August to discuss issues on Attachment (Part II). It was facilitated by Dr. Deepak Gupta and Ms. Priyanka Jain. The objective of this workshop was to reconnect with the learning and findings of Attachment Part-I Workshop held in January this year. Secondly, we also wanted to understand what the perceptions of children are with respect to attachment with Udayan Care, fellow home mates, and carers
Udayan Care winning India Ngo Awards 2011
Anjali winning the Hudco Painting competition
Udayan Kids at the Delhi Marathon 2012
H.E French Ambassador's Visit to Udayan Ghar
Workshop: "Managing Children with Special Needs"