Quarterly Review Meet of AID India Delhi - NCR chapter was held at IIT Delhi on Sunday, June 27th 2010 . This meeting was attended by AID volunteers/well wishers from Gurgaon, Delhi, Noida and Faridabad, and partner NGOs.
AID Delhi volunteers visited Parichay on May 15, 2004. Parichay is a small organization that works for education of children living in slums of Tukhmirpur in Bhajanpura. After this visit, AID Delhi started supporting Parichay with volunteer time and also efforts to attain sustainability.
*Interconnected problems have interconnected solutions*: Regular health check ups are one of the key components of our interventions in slums as we believe healthy children will benefit more from our education initiatives. This will also help their mothers to focus on ...
1.One thing which is very critical is continuously doing activities within the company, as this helps in registering presence and building the team bigger. A few activities that helped us a lot in gaining recognition are as follow:
a.Environment Awareness Campaign – this campaign was focused on resource conservation, such as Water, Electricity, Paper, Plastic and Food
2.Regular communication regarding activities such as, Republic Day celebrations at our projects
3.Regular meetings to brainstorm on various activities
4.Initiating activities within the organization
5.Making a core team (8-10 member) to brainstorm the ideas and the way forward. This also helps in creating redundancy in the team which is very critical as people change their jobs.
6.Have Single Point of Contact in the organization for all external communication
7.Communication should not happen from and individual’s ID instead make a Distribution List. This creates brand for the initiative and not for individual.
8. Employees of different corporates can join the meal a month program of AID Delhi.
Actionable points, that could be taken up by individuals and chapters, in the areas of Swaraj - Self/local governance, ISR - Individual Social Responsibility, Sustainable farming, Waste management, Globalization & access to medicine and AID TN's Eureka model.
Few pics from AID Gurgaon Volunteer Meet held on Sunday, May 23, 2010 ....... Had sessions ranging from a Documentary Screening to some AID and Chapter centric sessions to Candle Making Workshop .......Overall was good fun !!!