From: *Geetha S Prasad*
Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Subject: Yuva Varadhi thanks you for your support!
Greetings from Yuva Varadhi!
We hope everything is fine at your end and are in sound spirits.
We wish to get to you, what Yuva Varadhi has been busy with all this while.
1.*Career counseling workshops:*
Yuva Varadhi in association with Nirmaan had conducted Career Counselling
Workshops in KGBVs. We have been able to make *2,501* rural kids of *4
districts(Vizag, Vijianagaram, Medak, Ranga Reddy)* dream BIG also
sensitizing over 200 youth volunteers.
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*2.Clean and Green Drives in schools:*
With the expertise of Council for Green Revolution, we reached out to
various schools in Ranga Reddy district conducting workshops on being
environmental friendly. This workshop was followed by a green plantation
drive, getting saplings planted in and around the schools and residence
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*3. Career Development Session*
Yuva Varadhi’s supporters hail from different corporate backgrounds.With
the help of these supporters, we have conducted a career development
session for an audience size of 48 hailing from various engineering
The following are the topics covered under this:
- · Tech track session-Detailing about the technical aspects that
would help them get an edge over the others.
- · Soft skills
- · Resume Development
- · Employment pooling: Creating traffic of fresh and about to
graduate students, and diverting the same to the MNCs with vacancies.
*4. Child Free Traffic Signals*
With the vision of gifting childhood children, we were working on traffic
signals at Jubilee Check Post to free children from begging bowls and gift
a safe roof to them. With the help of M.V Foundation, we have been able to
rescue 5 children and are now put in safe homes ensuring secure and a safe
childhood. Through this activity we have been able to sensitize 20 youth on
the issue of child beggary and child labour.
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*5. 3 hr workshop on Women Safety:*
Sprouting from the rampant incidents of rape reminding again the
vulnerability of the women folk,Yuva Varadhi decided to empower its women
clout by organizing a workshop on women safety, that was followed by a
intensive training on self defence techniques.The session was chaired by
Smt Padmavathi, Chairperson of CCW, also the chairperson of Kasturiba
Gandhi National Memorial Trust.
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In order to sensitize more number of youth, Yuva Varadhi conducted a Social
Conference on the following issues:
*Is social service limited to volunteering or can one build a career too?*
*Speaker*: Sahil Sood City Director
*Can we build India as a safer place for women?*
· Md Abdul Waheed, M.D-APSMFC
· Dr C Veerender, psychologist
· Sister Anjali, Brahma Kumaris
*Towards making India Child labour and child beggary free.*
*Speaker:* Shri Durga Prasad, Principal Magistrate, Juvenile Justice Board.
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As a part of this conference, we have released a newsletter on the project
Child free Traffic Signals, which may be downloaded and viewed.
Please listen to* Sayamma -* .
a beneficiary of the Child free traffic Signals project!
All this has been possible because of your support.With continuous support
of yours, we are sure, Yuva Varadhi will go a long way in changing lives.
Looking forward for your continuous support! :)
*"What lies before us and What lies behind us *
*are tiny matters as compared to what lies inside us."*