Mumbai, India – October 27, 2023 – The vibrant charm of Khadi took center stage during the three-day Khadi Exhibition at Seva Mandal Education Society. This grand event, which ran from October 25th to 27th, saw an illustrious gathering of esteemed guests and dignitaries who wholeheartedly supported this celebration of Indian heritage and sustainability. The Seva Mandal Education Society, proudly represented by its esteemed Board Members, graced the occasion with their presence. These dignitaries included: Dr. Dilip Trivedi, President Mr. Pravin Shah, Chairman Mr. Bharat Pathak, Honorary Secretary Mr. Atul Sanghvi, Honorary Treasurer Mr. Vasant Khetani, Honorary Secretary Mr. Hiren Shah, Vice Chairman Mrs. Shilpa Shettigar, Principal of Smt. Sunanda Pravin Gambhirchand College of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences Mrs. Delphina Gaurav, Vice-Principal of Smt. Sunanda Pravin Gambhirchand College of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences HWARF, the driving force behind the Khadi Awareness Campaign, was proudly represented by its dedicated trustee, Mrs. Christine Swaminathan. In a show of unwavering support, Mr. Yogesh Bhamare, Director of Khadi Village and Industries Commission (KVIC), also graced the event, emphasizing the government's commitment to promoting Khadi and traditional craftsmanship. Throughout the exhibition, the visual delight showcased the exceptional craftsmanship of local artisans and the timeless elegance of Khadi. Visitors were treated to a stunning array of Khadi products, each a testament to the legacy of this remarkable fbric. The event was also marked by the official launch of the Khadi Exhibition's Selfie Point, where attendees could capture their Khadi-inspired moments and stand a chance to win exciting prizes. The Khadi Exhibition at Seva Mandal Education Society paid tribute to India's rich cultural heritage and reinforced the nation's dedication to sustainability and self-reliance. This event served as a hub of artistry and inspiration for all attendees. The Khadi Exhibition, spanning three days from 9 AM to 6 PM, provided a unique opportunity to explore the world of Khadi, local craftsmanship, and sustainability. All were invited to join this celebration of India's cultural legacy and sustainable future. Distinguished Attendees: Mr. Yogesh Bhamare, State Director, KVIC Mrs. Christine Swaminathan, Founder Trustee, HWARF Mr. Raizn S. Swaminathan, Trustee, HWARF Mr. Prem Punjabi, Trustee, HWARF Mrs. Shilpa Shettigar, Principal, Seva Mandal Education Society's Smt. Sunanda Pravin Gambhirchand Institute of Nursing & Paramedical Sciences Mrs. Delphina Gaurav, Vice-Principal, Seva Mandal Education Society's Smt. Sunanda Pravin Gambhirchand Institute of Nursing & Paramedical Sciences Ms. Aarti Notiyal, Bubble Communication Mrs. Gauri Tonnk, Actress. Gauri is an Indian actress known for her work in the Hindi television and film industry. She has appeared in various TV serials and shows, gaining recognition for her performances.
On the 26th of October 2023, the second day of the Khadi Exhibition was a resounding success. The exhibition featured a diverse range of stalls showcasing an array of exceptional products. Visitors had the opportunity to explore and shop from a variety of stalls, including: Khadi Clothes : The timeless charm of Khadi clothing, with its elegance and sustainability, was on display. - Leather Bags : Exquisite leather bags that combined style and utility for fashion-conscious shoppers. - Lijjat Masale & Papad : A showcase of the flavors of India with traditional masalas and delectable papads. - Healthy Chips & Spices from Kerala : Delightful snacks and spices from Kerala that tantalized the taste buds. - Balm : Soothing balms for various ailments, providing relief and comfort. - Organic Honey : Pure and natural honey, a delicious and healthy addition to your pantry. - Natural-Based Soap : Handcrafted soaps made from natural ingredients for a refreshing and nourishing bathing experience. This diverse array of stalls contributed to the richness of the exhibition, offering a delightful shopping experience for all attendees. The Khadi Exhibition continues to be a hub of artistry, culture, and sustainability, and it invites everyone to explore the world of Khadi and local craftsmanship.
October 25, 2023 – The vibrant charm of Khadi took center stage on the opening day of the Khadi Exhibition at Seva Mandal Education Society. This grand event, inaugurated on the 25th of October, witnessed an illustrious gathering of esteemed guests and dignitaries who lent their support to this celebration of Indian heritage and sustainability. The Seva Mandal Education Society, represented by its esteemed Board Members, Dr. Dilip Trivedi, President; Pravin Shah, Chairman; Dr. Bharat Pathak, Honorary Secretary; Atul Sanghvi, Honorary Treasurer; Vasant Khetani, Honorary Secretary; Hiren Shah, Vice Chairman; Mrs. Shilpa Shettigar, Principal of Smt. Sunanda Pravin Gambhirchand College of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences; and Mrs. Delphina Gaurav, Vice-Principal of Smt. Sunanda Pravin Gambhirchand College of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences, graced the occasion with their presence. HWARF, the driving force behind the Khadi Awareness Campaign, was proudly represented by its dedicated trustee, Mrs. Christine Swaminathan. In a show of unwavering support, Mr. Yogesh Bhamare, Director of Khadi Village and Industries Commission (KVIC), also attended the event, emphasizing the government's commitment to promoting Khadi and traditional craftsmanship. The first day of the exhibition was a visual delight, showcasing the exceptional craftsmanship of local artisans and the timeless elegance of Khadi. Visitors were treated to a stunning array of Khadi products, each a testament to the legacy of this remarkable fabric. The event was also marked by the official launch of the Khadi Exhibition's Selfie Point, where attendees could capture their Khadi-inspired moments and stand a chance to win exciting prizes. The Khadi Exhibition at Seva Mandal Education Society is a tribute to India's rich cultural heritage and a testament to the nation's dedication to sustainability and self-reliance. This event promises to be a hub of artistry and inspiration for all attendees. The Khadi Exhibition continues until the 27th of October, from 9 AM to 6 PM, offering a unique opportunity to explore the world of Khadi, local craftsmanship, and sustainability. All are invited to join this celebration of India's cultural legacy and sustainable future.
Khadi Mahotsav 2023: Empowering Youth and Promoting Khadi Mumbai, India – October 18, 2023 – In a remarkable demonstration of commitment to promoting Khadi, S.K. Somaiya School, Ghatkopar, marked a significant milestone with their Khadi Campaign on the 18th of October. This event, the third in a series of empowering initiatives by HWARF NGO, spanned approximately 1 km and commenced at 10:30 AM, led by students, educators, and esteemed guests. Campaign Route: The rally started from Shri S K Somaiya Vinay Mandir Secondary & JR College entry gates, and proceeded outside the campus towards Vidyavihar Station, following RN Gandhi Road towards Rajwadi Hospital, Rajawadi Post Office, and Rajawadi Garden, before returning to the campus through Gate No. 1. The event witnessed the participation of students, educators, and distinguished guests, including: Mr. Yogesh Bhamare, Director of Khadi Village and Industries Commission (KVIC). Mrs. Christine Swaminathan, Founder & Trustee of HWARF NGO. Mr. Raizn S. Swaminathan, Trustee of HWARF NGO. Mr. Prem Punjabi, Trustee of HWARF NGO. Mrs. Babina Shaikh, Assistant Professor, Government of Maharashtra Ismail Yusuf College of Arts, Science & Commerce. Smt. Smita Bhosale, Principal - Shri S K Somaiya Vinay Mandir Secondary & JR College. Smt. Amita Patel, Assistant Head Mistress - Shri S.K. Somaiya Vinay Mandir Secondary & Jr. College. The rally commenced at 10:45 AM with the lighting of a lamp, symbolizing the campaign's dedication to Khadi. All participants took a pledge to support Khadi, reinforcing their commitment to its promotion. A Press Conference concluded the event, allowing for reflections and insights to be shared. School Information: S.K. Somaiya School is a part of the legacy left by the founder, Padmabhushan Shri K. J. Somaiya, who established Somaiya Vidyavihar on the 9th of September 1959. The institution was founded with the aim of producing great citizens of India and the world. Shri S.K. Somaiya Vinay Mandir Secondary and Junior College, established in 1965, carries forward this legacy. The school's motto,"Knowledge alone liberates", reflects its commitment to knowledge as a means of liberation from poverty, hunger, and small-mindedness. The Khadi Campaign at S.K. Somaiya School marks the third event in a series of empowering initiatives by HWARF NGO. This ongoing commitment to Khadi promotion, empowerment, and self-reliance exemplifies the enduring dedication of the organization.
Khadi Mahotsav 2023: Empowering Youth and Honoring Traditions Mumbai, India – October 13, 2023 – In a resplendent celebration of Khadi and the spirit of self-reliance, the Khadi Village and Industries Commission (KVIC), Ministry of MSME in collaboration with the Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation (HWARF) NGO invited one and all to join the grand festival, KHADI MAHOTSAV which takes place from the 2nd to the 31st of October 2023. This remarkable event united communities in a pledge for a stronger, self-reliant India, encapsulated by the slogans, Khadi for Nation, Khadi for Fashion and Khadi for Transformation It was an opportunity for citizens to immerse themselves in the heritage of Khadi, a fabric deeply intertwined with India's cultural identity. The 2nd Khadi Campaign, a part of this festival, unfolded on the 13th of October at 11:00 AM. The vibrant rally was hosted at the historical S.P.R. Jain Kanyashala (Est. 1924), Ghatkopar. Here, a harmonious assembly of 400 enthusiastic girls marched, raising their voices with the spirited chant, Be Vocal for Local, Buy Khadi & Atmanirbhar Bharat. The rally covered a significant route, commencing from the school and passing through Jain Derasar, M.G. Road, and S.N.D.T. College, before returning to the S.P.R. Jain Kanyashala in Ghatkopar. Honors of the Day: As an exceptional highlight of the event, the Prime Minister of India bestowed honors upon S.P.R Kanyashala celebrating its 100th year of teaching Sanskrit and Bhagwad Gita. This recognition stood as a testament to the school's dedication to preserving India's ancient and religious values. The event drew the participation of 200 girls from the esteemed S.P.R Jain Kanyashala (Est. 1924) and another 200 from the Smt. S.T. Mehta English Medium Secondary Girls School (Diamond Jubilee 75 years old). In total, 400 girls from both schools, under the guidance of Khadi Village and Industries Commission (KVIC) & HWARF NGO proudly embarked on a 1 Km rally through the heart of Ghatkopar, displaying their commitment to Khadi and self-reliance. The event witnessed the presence of esteemed individuals, including: Mr. Yogesh Bhamare – Director, KVIC Mrs. Christine Swaminathan - Founder & Trustee, HWARF Mr. Raizn S. Swaminathan – Trustee, HWARF Mr. Prem Punjabi- Trustee, HWARF Mr. Shrine S. Swaminathan – Trustee, HWARF Mr. Rajesh Shah, Founder of Geo Roti Ghar, representing the participating NGO. Mrs. Meena Khetani & Mr. Abhay Bhai Khetani Managing Director and Trustee of S.P.R. Jain Kanyashala Trust. Mrs. Nanda N. Thakkar, Principal of S.P.R. Jain Kanyashala Mrs. Vidhya Suresh Bhat, Headmistress of Smt. S.T. Mehta English Medium Secondary Girls School. Special Guest: Mrs. Shubhada Kedari, Principal of St. Colomba Girls High School, Gamdevi, South Mumbai. The Khadi Yatra unfolded as follows: All guests arrived at 11:00 AM. The rally commenced at 12 noon. The rally culminated at the Auditorium by 01:00 PM. Bhagvatgeeta Stotra and an engaging Antakshari by the girl students. A moving Beti Bachao poem recited by a student. The program featured the recitation of Ekatmata Stotra. Distinguished dignitaries were felicitated. The Khadi Pledge was taken. A Press Conference concluded the event, allowing for reflections and insights to be shared. This event stood as a symbol of the enduring legacy of Khadi, its contemporary relevance in fashion, and its role in fostering self-reliance and transformation. It exemplified unity, culture, and empowerment that Khadi embodies.
Khadi Mahotsav 2023 – 2nd Oct – 31st Oct 23: A Spectacular Rally for Empowerment and Heritage Mumbai, India – October 11, 2023 – In a remarkable display of unity and celebration, over 700 spirited young girls from St. Columba Girls High School marked their presence at the Khadi Mahotsav 2023 event today. This vibrant rally, held on the 11th of October, commenced at 11:00 AM and extended through the noon, carrying a message of empowerment, tradition, and the resounding call for self-reliance. The Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation (HWARF), a distinguished non-profit NGO dedicated to uplifting underprivileged communities, organized this campaign in partnership with the Khadi Village and Industries Commission (KVIC). The event witnessed enthusiastic participation from students who embarked on a rally originating from St. Columba Girls High School. They traversed through the iconic August Kranti Maidan, made a stop at Mahatma Gandhiji’s Mumbai headquarters - Mani Bhavan, and ultimately returned to their school. Distinguished dignitaries graced the occasion, further elevating the event: - Shri. Yogesh Bhamare, State Director, Khadi Commission, Ministry of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises, Government of India, offered his support and inspiration to the young minds. - Mrs. Shubhada Kedari, Head Mistress of St. Columba Girls High School, extended her encouragement and guidance to the students regarding the significance of Khadi. In an exhibition that spotlighted the cultural importance and legacy of Khadi, students showcased the history, geography, and science behind this remarkable fabric. Furthermore, they demonstrated the use of the charkha, an iconic spinning wheel that played a pivotal role in India's struggle for independence. The event concluded with heartfelt expressions of gratitude and a felicitation of the State Director, Mr. Yogesh Bhambare, in recognition of his unwavering support for Khadi empowerment initiatives. Representatives from HWARF NGO also took the stage to express their unwavering commitment to the cause: - Mrs. Christine Swaminathan, HWARF Founder Trustee - Mr. Prem Punjabi, Trustee - Mr. Raizn Swaminathan, Trustee - Ms Pournima Jadhav, HWARF Executive Director - Ms Vrushali Varoshe, Front Office Coordinator The event resounded with spirited slogans such as "Khadi for the Nation," "Khadi for Fashion," "Khadi for Transformation," "Be Vocal for Local," "Buy Khadi," and "Atmanirbhar Bharat." A special theme, "This Diwali Khadi Wali," lent a festive touch to the occasion, emphasizing the importance of choosing Khadi during the Festival of Lights. Khadi Mahotsav 2023 serves as a powerful reminder of the enduring legacy of Khadi, its relevance in contemporary fashion, and its role in fostering self-reliance and transformation. This event exemplified the spirit of unity, culture, and empowerment that Khadi embodies. About St. Columba School: St. Columba School, established in 1832, is a respected institution with a rich history of education. About Khadi Village and Industries Commission (KVIC): Khadi Village and Industries Commission (KVIC) is a statutory body established by the Government of India to promote, develop, and organize Khadi and other village industries in rural areas.
HWARF & SMES’s Smt. M.M.P Shah Women's College of Arts & Commerce recently hosted a successful Job Fair in collaboration with QMS Academy, renowned for providing excellent career growth opportunities and international exposure to both students and professionals. We connected with numerous esteemed overseas consultancy firms and provided networking opportunities with multiple employers for interested candidates. During the event, industry experts shared valuable insights and career development tips, creating a rich learning experience for all attendees. HWARF is delighted to support employability programs for enthusiastic job seekers who attended our job fair. The success of the event was evident as 59 candidates from MMP Shah College of Arts and Commerce participated and applied for various job positions in Lower Parel and Thane, including: 1. Accountant 2. Sales & Marketing 3. Operations It was a fantastic experience interacting with a diverse group of talented individuals from different backgrounds and fields. The selected candidates have been moved to the next round of interview at QMS Academy premises. The event facilitated valuable connections and networking opportunities between HWARF, SMES, and QMS Academy. Together, we created an environment where talent met opportunity, aligning with the vision of our Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.
National Youth Day 2023 The theme of 2023 is "Viksit Yuva-Viksit Bharat." Rashtriya Yuva Diwas. was celebrated on 23rd January 2023 in the Greatest memory of Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary, The day creates awareness and provides knowledge about the rights of people in India and die hard love for our Nation. In the honor of our greatest Philosopher & Spiritual leader Shri. Swami Vivekananda HWARF & Mahesh Navale Karate and Dance Association organizes the felicitation program for our youths, encouraging them to participate with various kind of activities cultural (dance completion), sports (cycle competition), creativity (drawing competition) and marital arts( karate completion). The main objective behind the celebration is to make a better future for motivating the youth and spreading the Importance of Rastriya Yuva celebration. Above 150 Youth were gathered to participated in National Youth Day the program was celebrated with patriot songs, motivational speech, exchanges of ideas and performance of informative skits.
HWARF & team participated in the international Karate champions program held on 2nd January 2023 at Muktadevi Recreation Garden, Chunabhatti, Mumbai This Karate Champions won Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals from opponents Bhutan, Srilanka, Nepal and Japan karate players.The champions were awarded with Trophy, Medals & certificates with the gracious hand of our Trustee Ms. Christine Swaminathan noted people like Sr. Police Inspector Mr. Anil Desai sir & Ms. Isha Rawat Director Sanvee Social Welfare to encourage players over the next level
Tribal Research and Training Institute (TRTI) under the scheme of Jaipal Singh Munda Placement Linked Skill Development And Training Program with Training Partner Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation (HWARF) along with Vidarbha Nursing and Vocational Training Institute, Paratwada organised a Certificate Distribution Ceremony on 17th September 2022 for 90 skilled trained Tribal candidates in Health care sector:- General Duty Assistant Advanced- 30 Candidates, Phlebotomist- 30 Candidates, Emergency Medical Technician -30 Candidates
Tribal Research and Training Institute (TRTI) under the scheme of Jaipal Singh Munda Placement Linked Skill Development And Training Program with Training Partner Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation (HWARF) organised a Certificate Distribution and placement drive on Friday 26th August 2022 for 26 skilled trained Tribal candidates in Health care sector X-ray Technician in Mumbai at St. George’s Hospital benefitting them with Job Placement. Guests of honour to present the certificates to the students. Mr. Hansdhwaj Sonawane- Joint Director TRTI Mrs. Rekha Kudmulwar- Statistical Officer TRTI
Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation (HWARF) organised the Maharashtra State Champion Awards for Corona Warriors 2020-21 to felicitate real-life heroes and people from different walks of life who did outstanding work for the society during the COVID-19 pandemic. HWARF decided to add a tinge of cheer to these trying times by identifying good Samaritans and honour them in the presence of Honourable Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari – Governor of Maharashtra. Individuals across different walks of lives like Doctors, Nurses & Medical staff, Journalists, Social Workers, Individuals & Companies, and celebrities that rose to the occasion and stood up for the citizens of the country as a beacon of light during such dark times were identified. Along with the Hon’ble Governor, Ms. Christine Swaminathan (Awarded for Social Work) and Ms. Aarti Notiyal (Awarded for Marketing Social Causes) during the pandemic were present on the dais. The noble individuals who were felicitated for their work contributing to the society in the fight against COVID were Dr. Vernon Velho, Dr. Shrinivas Chavan, Dr. Vinayak Sawardekar, Dr. Bhushan Wankhede, Dr. Dinesh Kudva, Dr. Chandrika Kudva, Dr. Aniruddha Arjun Malgaonkar, Dr. Ashutosh Khatawkar, Dr. Bharat Patha, Dr. Pallavi Singh (PT), Mr. Karan Johar, Mr. Daara Patel, Mr. Saurabh Kumar Gupta, Ms. Chhaya Avinash Kubal, Dr. Aneel K Murarka, Mr. Suresh Agrawal, Mr. Rohit Verma, Mr. Bhalchandra G Barve, Mr. S. K. Singh, Mr. Vikas Sharma, Mr. Parag Chhapekar, Mr. Subhash Shankar Pujari, Mr. Yogesh Aadhar Shivde, Mr. Mukund Parshuram Kale, Mr. Sakharam Dhuri, Chef Raghu Ram Reddy, Dr.Raghunath Pavanu Nakade, Mr. Raizn Swaminathan, Mr. Supriya Vijay Waghmare, Ms.Premlata Laxmikant Maurya, Mr. Shashank Dhananjay Rawale, Mr. Santosh Bhagwat Raut, Shri. Pradeep (Raju) More, Ms. Pooja Notiya, Mr. Sunil Narayan Patil, Mr. Ajit Anil Kulkarni, Prof. Babina S. Shaikh, Mr. Vijay U Doiphode, Ms. Smita R. Gaikwad, Ms. Seema M. Adsul, Ms. Nickole S Fernandes, Ms. Juily Wagle, Ms. Meena Ahir, Ms. Christine Swaminathan, Ms. Aarti Notiyal. Doctors & Healthcare workers from different COVID hospitals, Police personnel, Pharmaceutical & other companies, Philanthropists, Social Workers, Entertainment & Fashion world, High profile Dignitaries & Marketing professionals amongst others that contributed by providing medicines, meals, sponsoring treatments and hospitals and clinics; either by providing financial support, lending resources or promoting COVID related causes.
The World Youth Skill day 2021 was remagining youth skills Post Pandemic. HWARF celebrtaes "The World Youth Skill Day" to promotes the elimination of gender inequality and ensures access to resourses for the vulnerable. The main aim of the day is to achieve better socio-economic conditions for todays youth in terms of challenges of unemployment and underemployment. In India the Ministry of Skill Development and Enterprenuership organized through HWARF & SMES a digital conclave to mark the occassion.The UN. paid tribute to the resilence and creativity of Youth through the pandemic and its subsequent crisis. The Youth Day provides a unique opportunity for interaction with the student of SMES and exchange the ideas with candidate from the different background of technical skill, vocational training & educational institutional policies ensured through government.
Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation with the support of Lions Club of Sion, New Young India Organization have carried drive to distributed Free Food Groceries and essential kit contains (Sanitizer, Mask, Handkerchief, Snacks, Pouch and T.shirt) to street children & deserving poor people.
Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation with the support of Lions Club of Sion, New Young India Organization have carried drive to distributed first Aid box , valet Umbrella Sanitizer, Face shield, sanitizer machine, oximeter, Safety Kits to Antop Hill Police station. The Sr. Inspector Police of Antop Hill Police station Mr. Prashant Raje & Officer Koli.
Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation with the support of Lions Club of Sion, New Young India Organization have carried drive to distributed Free Food Groceries and essential kit contains (Sanitizer, Mask, Handkerchief, Snacks, Pouch and T.shirt) for deserving poor people.
Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation support with Lions Club of Sion, and the New Young India Organization have carried drive to distribute Free Food Groceries and the essential kit contains(Sanitizer, Mask, Handkerchief, Snacks, Pouch, and T.shirt) for Street Children.
In collaboration with Aawaz National News presents AAWAZ EXPRESS for the students who want to crack PSC/MPSC like Competitive exams. Our Chief Guest is Mr. Sunil Narayan Patil (CEO of Spectrum Academy Nasik & Founder of Prabhodhan Bahhdeshiya Sanstha Nasik). The talk show was in view of the upcoming UPSC/MPSC 2021 competitive exams. It was dedicated to all the students for all the questions they had but had no one to answer them.
On the occasion of World international day.The HWARF organisation along with Bubble Communication celebrated Women's Day by Donating Domestic equipment’s, Utensils, Plants, Fruits & etc. to sheltered Women’s. HWARF invited SMT. VIVIAN SILVER (PRATIBHA OVHAL) (DISTRICT PROBATION OFFICER, MUMBAI SUBURBAN.) SHRI. VIJAY DOIPHODE (CHAIRMAN CWC-ll MUMBAI CITY) SMT.BHAWANA WALKE (DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT SHRI. MANAV SEVA SANGH) MS. SUPRIYA WAGHMARE & PREMLATA MAURYA (CEO AWAAZ NATIONAL NEWS.) The Program is supported by :- SMT. AARTI NOTYAL (CEO BUBBLE COMMUNICATION)
On the 127th Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Birth Anniversary (14 April 2018), an event was organized by our NGO Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation (HWARF) at Chembur. HWARF has organized a drawing competition for the school children of the locality and distributed the prizes to the winners. HWARF has distributed Books, and Stationaries to the school children in the locality to mark respect to the father of the constitution Dr B R Ambedkar who gave emphasis on the importance of education. Along with this, we have supported a Box Cricket Tournament organized in the name of ‘Bhimchashak’. The Chief Guest who was present on behalf of HWARF were: Dr. Sadiq Patel (Ex-Professor & Head, Pharmacology, JJ Hospital) Dr. Nagsen Ramraje (Professor & Head, Pulmonary Medicine, JJ Hospital) Dr. Akash Khobragade (Assist. Professor, Pharmacology, JJ Hospital) Mr. Rohan Waghmare (JJ Hospital) The various other dignitaries of Political parties were also present for the event.
Our NGO Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation and Kalyan Eparchy Youth have successfully organized Enthuzia 2018 on Sunday 11th February 2018 at St.Marys High School Versova witnessing crowd of 2000 and above in support on drawing attention on suicide of farmers. Vidarbha is known for a home for approximately 3.4 million cotton farmers and 95% of these are struggling with the massive debt. Most of the villages in Vidarbha are badly effected in need of basic social infrastructure like all-weather roads, drinking water, regular electricity, primary health care, and basic education. Majority of suicide cases are from cotton growing areas. The cotton farmers in India paying more prices for inputs like seeds, pesticides, fertilizers, electricity, water, and labor whereas the price of cotton has gone down along with decreased productivity.In India, however, problems in identifying the population base and in the certification of death has meant that the true magnitude of the problem is yet to be realized as stated by (Indian journal psychiatry) In the view of above description supporting families of the farmers who had taken away their own lives due to the cruelty of nature in the Vidharbha region of Maharashtra. The stress, pain, and grief that these and the above families were going through is unbearable. But they stood strong together, fighting all odds. As a Salute to these Heroes, the Families of the farmers were honored with cheque awards The Program was a grand success as the purpose was to grant to the identified families of farmers a cheque of 10000/- each was honored to the families by the hand our Chief Guest Shri.S.B.Salve & Smt S.B Salve ( Justice for Industries), Senior Actor Shri Anjan Shrivastava, Actress contestant Big Boss) Ms.Sambhawna Seth (T.V Serial Artist),Ms. Ragini Khanna, Dr.Sachin Karad (Cardiologist Nanavati Hospital) Trustee of HWARF and Founder of KEY HWARF & Key Invited guest and delegates gave their view in social informative presentation to people in audience and message to our present authorities for passing an order in formation of special committee to discuss not only of agriculturists, economists, but also psychiatrists and social services by NGOs to overcome the plight of suicide and to distribute essential knowledge encouraging farmers in self-help group in every 4–5 villages. We as an individual promise to Awaken our inner capabilities to stop Suicide in farmers by encouraging them with no borders or boundaries but immediate serious intervention.
Humanitarian Welfare & Research Foundation (HWARF) proudly organized ‘An Evening Chat with Arnab Goswami’ at Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai. HWARF trustee Dr. Rakesh Kumar shared the dais with Arnab Goswami & Head of the Institute Dr. T P Lahane at the prestigious Anatomy hall of the Grant Medical College. Arnab Goswami stated “My parents do not attend any public events with me but they accompany me today because this event is at Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals and organized by Humanitarian Welfare & Research Foundation” This rewarding statement made us feel satisfied and proud. This event realized that HWARF is doing worthy, memorable, and unrivaled work. Arnab Goswami always asks straight and direct questions in his television program. On this eve, medical undergraduate students & few professors of JJ Hospitals asked many striking questions to this renowned journalist; Arnab responded to the questions fearlessly. This event created a positive impact on the newly budding medical students as at the end of the event all students felt boosted. HWARF trustees Mrs. Christine & Dr. Rakesh Kumar arranged all the necessary requirements to conduct this successful event.
Ankit Tiwari Live in Concert Humanitarian Welfare & Research Foundation (HWARF) organized a live concert ‘Ankit Tiwari Live in Concert’ in association with Grant Medical College Students Association (GMCSA) at Grant Medical College Gymkhana, Marine Drive, Mumbai on 23 March 2017. This event was a part of the cultural program ‘Astitva 2K17’ of Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai. This concert was attended by appx. 1000 medical undergraduate students, 300 medical postgraduate students, professors of various faculties, and heads of the institute. The concert was also graced by several dignified guests; These distinguished guests not only attended the full event but also appreciated the efforts of HWARF having a multifaceted approach towards society. HWARF, apart from its vision to help the needy, also supported the medical students to conduct such a grand event. HWARF always got support from Sir JJ Hospital to treat medically ill and financially distressed patients; we feel proud to support the events organized by GMCSA. We thank GMCSA for being associated with HWARF.
Our NGO “Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation” have celebrated Dr. BabasahebAmbedkar’s 125th birth anniversary on 22nd April 2016 at GMC Gymkhana, Marine Lines, Mumbai. The celebration was supported by many respected Medical Colleges in Mumbai, Sir. J. J. Group of Hospital, K.E.M. Medical College, Nair Dental College, Lokmanya Tilak Hospital and Medical College and Govt. Dental College and Hospital.
In memory of Late Padmashree Poet Mangesh Padgaonkar, Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation. (HWARF) organizes musical night on Thursday, 10th March 2016. This day is also birth anniversary of Late Poet Mangeshji. Dilip Mahashabde an approved A Grade Singer & Composer of Air and Doordarshan have performed in the concert. The Event was attended by Hon. Home Minister Shri. R. S. Shindeji and other well known celebrities from different sectors of the society.
Children's Day is celebrated every year with the children of the pediatric ward of J.J. Hospital on 14th November. Our NGO takes special attention to bringing joy to these children who are suffering from different kinds of dreaded diseases. We distributed 500 fruit packets, coloring books, colored pencils, caps, and whistles.
We celebrated “Children’s Day” on 14th November 2014 at the Pediatric Ward of Sir. J.J. Hospitals, Byculla. We distributed 5500 fruit packets, coloring books, color pencils, caps, whistles, chocolates, and biscuits among the ill kids. A dance show and magic show were organized for the entertainment of kids, by doing so we brought back the smiles that were faded away due to medical emergencies.
We distributed 1100 raincoats among the 25 divisions of Mumbai Traffic Police on 22nd july 2014 at Worli Traffic Police Headquarter. The raincoats were distributed by the hands of Noted bollywood singer Shaan. Jt. Commissioner of Traffic Mumbai Shri. B.K. Upadhaya, Addl. Comm. Of Traffic Mumbai Shri. Quaiser Khalid and other top officials were also present at the event.
“Pre Children’s Day & Diwali Celebration” was organized on 12th November 2012 at Sir. J.J. Hospital, Byculla. Our NGO distributed 5000 fruit packets, coloring books, color pencils, chocolates, caps, and whistles among the ill kids. Our NGO was successful in spreading happiness among the kids and the hospital staff.