On 12th January, National Youth Day, we organized a workshop to tell people why we celebrate national youth-empowered children of slum areas; the media also covered it.
With the theme of UN, we initiated a campaign all over the city to celebrate EARTH DAY. We planted saplings at the commissioner, police line headquarters, and Yadgar and gifted samplings to small artists and offices on 23rd April. We also celebrated environment day, the reuse of plastic, made pots out of plastic, planted saplings in those pots, and distributed them to children of government schools and slum areas.
On Blood donation day, we associated ourselves with the rotary club and SMS Hospital and organized a blood donation camp outside GT by placing a bus for donation.
We collaborated with another NGO at the world trade park on the eve of international youth day. We organized a cultural and social event on a theme given by the UN. It was a successful event.
On 14th August, a bike ride was organized to empower women, and all the bike riders were women; Mahila Aayog supported it.
AIWS presented a paper on Indian pedagogy at a social work conference at amity university Noida. We, as an NGO, also raised funds for Kerala flood-affected people.
Other than that, many new projects were launched throughout the year, such as Moral Educators. We went to other slum areas and other NGOs working for child development. We taught them about our country, moral values, and basic knowledge of being citizens of this diverse nation.
During May, we also launched our project of Skill India in a rural area nearby Jaipur district Himmatpura; in this, we gave handicraft training for generating employment for women. We also continued our moral education project by conducting it at Mother Teresa’s home.
We organized a national conference on 12th January, National youth day, where students across India presented their thoughts on topics.
We also conducted a session in a government school, continuing the moral educator project.
By the end of June, we will be able to launch our project for youth empowerment. We aimed to engage with the youth going to college and help them work within any organization by giving them a feeling. As youth are easily discouraged by their thought when they have no one to mentor them, we were able to counsel them and provide them with work as their needs.
We organized an open mic with a live band at Beyond Temptation on Women’s Day in March. It was an open session where anybody could share their view. Mr. Hamid Khan, a well-known motivational speaker, graced the event.
We were also awarded the certificate of appreciation and title “the titan” by Dainik Bhaskar under the green parrot award.
UN Women selected our secretary Ms. Ritu Jain to attend and speak at the 63rd Commission of the Status of Women in New York, U.S.A.
We organized two days workshop on pots and plants in collaboration with Rays- Asha ki ek Kiran, where children infected with HIV-AIDS live. We arranged post colors and saplings for them they painted and designed them. And we collaborated with certain cafes to put the pots on sale, and the fund was collected to donate in Rays only. We were also able to begin with the digital campaign on water conservation in the second week of May to celebrate environment day.