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World Environment Day

The session started at 11am on Friday, June 5th. The session was coordinated by Ms. Reena and Ms. Jerusha. The participants were trainees Praveen, Dinesh, Namit, Fazal, Anushka, Sneha, and their parents. It was also attended by the interns. The session started with an...

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day celebrations began with two games -  Hangman (finding the missing letters in a word game) and Freeze Dance (in which students had to stop dancing right after a song is paused). The games were played with great gusto and liveliness. The dances were...

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Earth Day

Earth Day was celebrated by our trainees. The Happy Hour was  conducted by interns Samhita and Samyuktha. The trainees were  shown videos on why we celebrate Earth Day and the importance  of keeping our environment clean. The trainees also participated in a  drawing...

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CEREBRAL PALSY: Be Curious, Not Judgmental

The movie Margarita with a Straw, follows Kalki Koechlin as she maneuvers through the challenges Cerebral Palsy poses in her daily life. It sheds light on how important it is to not be treated differently and to have the support of family. Often, individuals with...

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Christmas celebration

Christmas is the season of joy and celebration. This year, it was celebrated virtually with the same joy and zeal on 19th December 2020. The celebration was possible solely because of the teamwork of the staff, trainees and their families and volunteers. The program...

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Republic Day Celebration

“Everyone who is born in this great land has only one identity - we are all Indians” (Unknown) Diya Foundation celebrated the 72nd Republic Day on 25th January 2021. It was a fun-filled program in which parents, trainees and trainers took active part. This program was...

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Star of January Dinesh

Since the lockdown, Diya moved its training online and Dinesh's Life Skills Trainer, Reena has been conducting classes for him via video calls on the basics of budgeting, healthy food habits and the importance of personal hygiene, through pictures, videos and...

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Star of December Girish

After joining Diya, Girish made steady progress in areas of household management, personal care, interpersonal skills and vocational training. Over the last few months, through the lockdown, Girish has had regular classes with his Trainer, Shirley Metline, over video...

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The Rights of People with Disabilities Act, 2016

Arjun Kapur, Haritaa Nair, Sneha Pillai BBA-LLB, Law School, Christ(Deemed to be)University Introduction Following six years of campaigning, upholding and standing by calmly during long stretches of interruptions and suspensions in the warmed Winter Session of the...

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National Education Policy, 2020

Arjun Kapur, Haritaa Nair, Sneha Pillai BBA-LLB, Law School, Christ(Deemed to be)University In these times of rapid development and advancements, The Ministry of Human Resource Development Ministry introduced the prospect of New Education Policy 2020 which was...

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Independence Day Celebration

It was a celebration with a difference.  Diya’s Trainees have been at home since March but the new normal meant past celebrations had to continue, albeit differently. Our Staff worked hard to ensure that the spirit of the Independence Day was kept alive through...

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Parent Meetings

Diya Foundation organized small group sessions for parents of our Trainees from the 18th of July to the 7th of August. This was held over Google meet. Parents were divided into five groups and went through one and a half hour sessions each. Our Rehabilitation...

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Teacher’s Day Celebrations

It was a celebration with a difference, on the 5th of September.  Diya’s Trainees started sending in wishes and greeting cards over whats app messages two days in advance. Their gesture truly touched our hearts in a special way. Diya’s Staff have been through very...

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Interns From Colleges

TCS World 10K Marathon 2019 (May 19th) My experience as an intern with Diya Foundation Spending a month with the Diya foundation has been an educational, challenging and creative experience for me. I was given the opportunity to work in an area where my strengths lie...

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Deloitte Impact Day

Deloitte has been working with the Diya beneficiaries for a few years now. In the past, very meaningful sessions were done with the beneficiaries like shaving, garbage recycling, appropriate dress code etc. The Volunteers and students were divided into four groups to...

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