I AM BILL GATES (by BHARAT JANI)

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AIM. Introduce school going students to the world of software programming. This introduction helps them in career decisions.

COMMUNITY CHOSEN TO KEEP THE PROJECT ALIVE.  Friends and  colleagues who are IT professionals.

COMMUNITY WHICH WOULD BENEFIT.  Young students.

RESULTS ACHIEVED.  Conducted one workshop attended by 6 students. Informed a larger audience inviting students interested in attending and to plan more workshops accordingly.

INSIGHTS IF ANYOne need not have an excellent academic records to be an excellent programmer.There are many Bill Gates around, who just need to be introduced to software programming.

NOBACCO (by DALEEP HARCHANDRAI)

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AIM.  To create awareness amongst the youth as regards the harm caused by tobacco use. To make them aware as to the commencement of this habit.

COMMUNITY CHOSEN TO KEEP THE PROJECT ALIVE.  College students, College management & Media.

COMMUNITY WHICH WOULD BENEFIT.  All the young  people who have joined college and people in their lives.

RESULTS ACHIEVED.  On 14th July 2014, students of colleges in south Mumbai had a awareness campaign/rally displaying banners stating use of tobacco and alcohol is not acceptable.

INSIGHTS IF ANY.  I became a non smoker recently.

LIFELINE (by SHAILESH GUPTA)

AIM.  To develop a blood donation website and conduct blood donation camps.

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COMMUNITY CHOSEN TO KEEP THE PROJECT ALIVE.  Friends, family, colleagues

COMMUNITY WHICH WOULD BENEFIT.  People who need blood transfusions.

RESULTS ACHIEVED.  Blood donation website www.redconnect.org fully functional. Blood donation camps organised.

INSIGHTS IF ANY.  People help and are there for you as soon as you ask them. Things expand and move with velocity thereater.

Project Roshni ( By SAURABH YADAV)

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AIM.  To provide awareness about government schemes and scholarship programmes to students (above standard 8th) so that new vistas are opened for the students towards higher education like graduation, ITI, Diploma, Engineering.

COMMUNITY CHOSEN TO KEEP THE PROJECT ALIVE.  Educated village community and friends.

COMMUNITY WHICH WOULD BENEFIT.   Students in villages.

RESULTS ACHIEVED.  Till today a total of 8 awareness seminars have been conducted for the students. There are total 9 active leaders leading the programs. Total 113 students joined the seminar out of which 14 students have taken admissions in Diplomas (after 12th),    5 in ITI (after 10th ) and 41 in graduation programmes.

FESTIVALS OF ORISSA (by BISWAJEET PADHY)

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AIM.  To facilitate the festivals of Orissa in Pune which will help in

  • People across Pune can have access to Orissa cultural history.
  • Future Generation will have access to old culture.
  • Will provide a platform  for ladies and children to get together.

COMMUNITY CHOSEN TO KEEP THE PROJECT ALIVE.  People from Orissa who have settled in Pune and all people who have keen interest in understanding other cultures.

COMMUNITY WHICH WOULD BENEFIT.  All the people of Pune who are interested in cultural activity.

RESULTS ACHIEVED.  A  “RathYatra” was held at Pune from June 29th to July 7th.

INSIGHTS IF ANY.    A lot of satisfaction and peace of mind as a result of the conduct of the festival. 

 

 

GHAR EK AASHIANA (by NEVILLE D MADAN)

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AIM.  To re-develop our 43 year old Co-op. Society (presently 2 buildings – 26 members)

COMMUNITY CHOSEN TO KEEP THE PROJECT ALIVE.   Society Management Committee.

COMMUNITY WHICH WOULD BENEFIT.  All the 26 families residing in our Society.

RESULTS ACHIEVED.  Increased unity in members, and a common cause to achieve a better habitat. Finalization of PMC.

INSIGHTS IF ANY.  From being a bystander, to actually participating in bettering living standards for 26 families around me.