June 5th World Environment Day

This year our trainees decided to do their bit to save the planet by getting down and dirty! We started off by showing our trainees some videos, explaining the ways in which we are destroying [...]

Visits from NGOs for awareness and collaboration

On August 8th, August 22nd and September 4th we had staff from Wards, Sambhav Foundation and Guanellam Convent come in to visit Diya to see the Diya Innovations product line and see first hand how [...]

DIWALI – Time for some team work and fun!

October - the month of festivities and fun - translates to a lot of learning through work. Trainees learn skills in appropriate work behaviors, fine motor skills are put to the test and work targets [...]

Capacity building of Staff

      August 16 and 17 - a special holiday was decided for our students to enable staff to attend the orientation to job coaching planned by Enable India and DNA as a prelude [...]

Parents, Trainees and Staff Exposure Visit

On August 31st, an exposure trip was organized for parents, trainees and staff to Nav Prabhuti Trust to see how their candidates with autism do such awesome block printing on sarees, pouches, greeting cards, bedsheets [...]

Employability skills

June 19th and June 26th - volunteers from Morgan Stanley and Groupon came in to work with our adult candidates on employability skills and supporting Diya Innovations with their prep work for Diwali. They worked [...]

Cooking Techniques for veggies

A team of volunteers from Morgan Stanley came in to teach our adults with intellectual challenges how to wash prep and try different cooking Techniques on vegetables. A challenging task as not everyone likes veggies. [...]

Assisted living training project

    The Diya Assisted living training project began this weekend, Friday evening, June 8th - Sunday evening, June 10th with three adults - Suresh, Ashwin and Tony. A lot of preparation went into it [...]

TCS World 10k 2018

May 27 - we were blessed with a dry, sunny day and it turned out to be a day of fun and celebration! Suresh, our one and only barefoot runner with cerebral palsy from the [...]

Game of Life – McAfee volunteer engagement

On May 17th, a group of volunteers from Sky High Event /McAfee came to Diya for a fun day with our adults with intellectual challenges. The Game of Life is a training curriculum to teach [...]

Capacity building : Learning new skills

  Volunteer engagement is a way to create an awareness in the corporate world of what's possible for our adults with intellectual challenges with regard to skill development and work opportunities. On May 11th 2018 [...]

The Ritz Carlton – Diya CSR Impact: May 3, 2018

On May 3, 2018 several adults with intellectual challenges that are undergoing training on personal hygiene, grooming and housekeeping skills at Diya were invited to the Ritz Carlton for a demo on how to service a room [...]

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