Friday, March 29, 2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019

23rd March - Bellandur AIPC Meeting #BengaluruCentral
26th March - Nomination filing by Shri BK Hariprasad
29th March - Meeting at Poornima Convention Hall 
30th March - Bommanahalli NSUI Meeting
30th March - Malayali Congress Meeting
3rd April - Bommanahalli Constituency Meeting, Meenakshi Kalyana Mantapa
6th April - Mangammanapalya Meeting
7th April - Swabhiman Park, Agara Lake Voters meet with Shri B K Hariprasad
7th April - Meeting with Sun City Residents
7th April - Meeting at HM Symphony with Shri Rizwan Arshad 
8th April - Block Meeting
8th April - Door-to-Door Campaign, 1st Sector HSR Layout
9th April - Roadshow 
9th April - Door-to-Door Campaign, 1st Sector HSR Layout
10th April - Door-to-Door Campaign, Somasundarapalya
11th April - Meeting at Bengaluru Central, Haralur
12th April - Shri Hariprasad interaction with Oxford College Students
12th April - Door-to-Door Campaign, 6th Sector 
13th April - Debate, Adarsha Group of Institutions
14th April - Door-to-Door, 4th Sector
16th April - Door-to-Door, Mantri Sarovar and issue of Voting slips


Saturday, March 23, 2019

Martyr's Day Blood Donation Camp

On Martyr's Day, 23rd March 2019 Mythri Mahila Koota (MMK) and Kaagaz Foundation had organised a Blood Donation Camp at Samarthanam Trust, HSR Layout.

For over 7 years both the NGOs has been organizing regular Blood Donation Camp to meet the demand of the Blood at various Govt Hospitals, this time it was for Sanjay Gandhi Institute

39 units of Blood was donated at this camp, and people from all walks of lives came and donated Blood, differently abled people form Samarthanam Trust also  very enthusiastically donated Blood, and many were 1st time donors. 

Blood Donation is not only a Noble deed but a very Healthy habit that young people need to cultivate, regular Blood donation reduces stress and lowers the risk of heart disease/attack. One can donate Blood every 3 months, and every unit of Blood donated can save upto 3 lives.

"One can donate Blood irrespective of gender or age, I have donated Blood 25 times and Blood donation feels good and makes me happy, will donate Blood at far as I am eligible to donate'' said Kavitha Reddy Trustee Kaagaz Foundation.

Speaking at the camp Sunanda Reddy, President MMK said, "I thank Samarthanam Trust for giving us the place to organize Blood Donation Camp, in summers organizing these camps are very tough but this camp was very successful". 

Friday, March 22, 2019

World Forest Day & World Water Day

On the occasion of World Water Day, ALPMS has its volunteers had organised an awareness event at Agara Lake. 

Monday, March 4, 2019

3rd edition of Women's Day Run

3rd edition of Women's Day Run - 7K Challenge by Kaagaz Foundation was held on 3rd March 2019 at BBMP Grounds at HSR Layout.

Primary objective of the run is to encourage Women to take part and take to Running, develop a healthy exercise regime. Other important objective is to raise funds for Women Safety & Awareness Workshops undertaken by Kaagaz Foundation.

With over 210 registrations where Men were outnumbered, at 5.30am the runners trickled in to collect their Bibs with Timing Chip. After a good 15 minutes Zumba warm-up followed by details about the run, exactly at 6.30am the run was flagged-off by Smt Sunanda V Reddy, President of Mythri Mahila Koota.

Good breezy weather helped the runners to stay cool and the Finishers started crossing the finish line as early as 25 minutes into the flag-off time.

Finishers were given Medal, Cap and lite Breakfast, and later runners got busy posing for the pictures and selfies.

Winners Women 7K Challenge:

1st Anju - 00:33:59
2nd Farhana Farooque - 00:37:10
3rd Vaishali Srivastava - 00:37:12

Winners Men 7K Challenge:

1st Vighnesh - 00:25:39 
2nd Ganesh - 00:27.05
3rd Dipan Rau - 00:33:23

Kavitha Reddy Trustee Kaagaz Foundation said "This is the 14th Run organised by Kaagaz Foundation, and these events help is not only create awareness about the cause we take up, but also help in raising funds for our programs on Environment, Women Empowerment and Education, we are proud that our runs have focused on creating awareness about the issues we have taken up all these years".

"We have used Social Media and online booking sites to promote registrations for all our runs, and this has helps us to save more funds for the cause and to increase our reach" said Jigna Modh Head of Projects of Kaagaz Foundation. 

Link for event pictures: Photos 

#BalanceForBetter #KaagazWDRun #EcoFriendlyRun #GenderParity