Plant & Animals Welfare Society – Mumbai (PAWS-Mumbai)
Plant & Animals Welfare Society – Mumbai (PAWS-Mumbai) is an independently registered Non-Government Organisation (NGO) founded in 2002 got entry in “Everest World Records as Youth Crusaders for Nature”. The youth team at PAWS-Mumbai received its record certificate from the hand of Members of Parliament Dr. Sanjeev Ganesh Naik at New Delhi. The NGO was founded by like-minded youth who love to work in the field of animal welfare and environment protection under the leadership of young animal lover & environment friend Sunish Subramanian Kunju. The youth believed that their consistent efforts at grass-root level would be able to bring about a change on the two fronts. Over the years we have raised several pertinent issues concerning the environment and animals.
I am honoured by LIMCA BOOK OF RECORDS, 2014. for my Benevolent service to free education. I have also been awarded , NISHAN- E- IMAM HUSSAIN’ AWARD” by Honourable Sh.Ram Naik U.P. Governer.
I am nationally acclaimed social worker, known as `CYCLEGURUJI` here because I pedal 60 to 65 km, per day to nearby villages on bicycle providing free education to children of slum areas, who have not seen school. I gather children and teach basic Hindi, English, Mathematics. I take classes from 8 am to 7 pm daily. I take classes in number of slum areas nearby. I am not charging any fees, I am proud to say that my students are highly placed in Private and Government departments .
I realized the condition of the low-income families children, without education, This thought came into my mind and I started teaching poor children. I am giving education to poor children since 1995. I do not have proper house and I myself still live in (JHUGGI), in village. Whatever little requirements I have, are taken care of by my friends. My father is a labourer, I managed to do graduation, anyhow, I have experienced great hardships in my life. I decided not to marry, thought of devoting my whole life for the poor children imparting education. I have taken up education as the mission of life, carrying mobile classes village to village, as of now I teach over 5000, students scattered in slum areas, and bring smile on the faces of these destitute children. They are the children of daily wage labourers, vegetable vendors, maid servants, rickshaw puller and alike. My aim is to provide maximum education to poor children who cannot afford to go to school and pay fees. I want to reach in every neighborhood of slums to curb, ILLITERACY from INDIA .
Even Discovery Channel has made a documentary film on my contribution to education, On Teacher`s Day, I was thoroughly interviewed by media and same was telecast on DELHI DOORDASHAN several times . ALL INDIA RADIO [ B.B.C. Radio relaying on 9/4/2011. Time 7,30 to 7,45 pm ] Besides this, MOBILE CYCLE SCHOOL, news had been published in more than 150. various leading newspaper covering free education to poor children.
A HUGE CONVENTION ORGANIZED BY MODERN VILLAGE PARIWR ON THE OCCASION OF WOMENS DAY
Modern Village Pariwar Samiti has organized convention on the occasion of women day 08-03-2014, at Jangle Dhusan, Mujri & Patra, and Gorakhpur. It was an exclusive program in which citizen of these places were made aware of women rights and necessity of women educations. Senior person of the organization Ms Mamta Srivastava & Mr.O.P.Srivastava has thrown light over women rights and made them aware about business programs of livelihood prevailing in our country and its benefit over living condition of entire society. She also explained many innovative and financially viable options for better life creation of individual as well as their family, she has ignited females to work and earn not only for their livelihood but also for living life with respect and honor.
A huge gathering of seven hundred and sixty one ladies and many men had attended the convention and entire ambience filled with harmony and applauds. The gathering was honored by many more dignitaries like Mr Om Prakash Srivastav, Ms Mamta Srivastava, Ms Anushree Visvkarma, Mr Ramendra Mani Tripathi, Mr Deepak Kumar Kaushal, Mr Vishnu Chauhan and many more officials of Modern Village Pariwar Samiti. As a cooperative agent of Yogi Pharmacy, a Self Help Group from Nagpur and for literary support Mr. Anubhav Srivastava has also attended the convention and contributed for the event. In the latter part of the event Mr Om Prakash Srivastava has explained about the upcoming plans and proceedings for women upliftment and further striving of the organization for women wellbeing in this contemporary world. Also he has expressed his concern and assurance that all such plans would be started and will be lead towards some of the regulated destinations.
Modern Village Pariwar/Yogi Pharmacy
Jungle Dhusan,Pipraich Road,
“MOST TRIBAL STUDENTS WATCHING A SCREENING TOGETHER.”
Narayanrao Bahuddeshiya Education Society, Nagpur along with the co –operation of M.P. Vigyan Sabha, Bhopal, Drop Dead Foundation, Mumbai and Girl Rising (India) screened the movie “GIRL- RISING” in Gaildubba, Patalkot, District Chhindwara, (M.P.), India to celebrate National Girl Child Day with Tribal Students on 24 th January 2016. A total of 101 Tribal Students watched the movie “GIRL- RISING” along with other Volunteers and Guests. This was to highlight the importance of education in the lives of the Girls and to stand against any forms of discrimination what so ever. It also highlighted “Love, Care & Educate the GIRL~CHILD.” A Narayanrao Bahuddeshiya Education Society, Nagpur’s initiative.
All the Tribal Students of Patalkot were first distributed Stationery Kits by Akshat Soni and Harshit Verma along with other students followed by delicious Indian Traditional dishes for all. A Welcome Dance was performed by Anjali Thakur. A sensational and heart touching dance on Women’s Anthem was lived by Debosmita Gupta. A Paper~Craft Workshop was conducted by the students of Sant Chavara National Academy (A CMI Institution), Chandameta under the leadership of Debosmita Gupta. In this Workshop students exchanged their ideas together by making various Paper arts. Information about Girls and Girls’ Rights was given by Nivedita Bandewar. A Drama was performed by S.C.N.A. students named “Bhaaggyalaxmee”. The roles of Sofiya Iqbal as Bhaaggyalaxmee and Rounak Afroz as Grandmother were appreciated by all. It was written and directed by Nirmal Malviya Sir. One Minute Show/Competition was successfully conducted by Rounak Afroz. All were winners in their own respect and received gifts from the Chief Guest Mr. Sudheer Vaidya, a well known Social Activist from Nagpur.
Master Rishi, Harsha and Ramgopal Mahiya gifted clothes to all the Tribal Students of Patalkot in the loving memory of Late Shri Phoolsingh Mahiya.
At last the most awaited moment came i.e., the screening of “GIRL-RISING”. Before the screening a discussion was done about the movie. All were engrossed in the screening and a Girl student informed us that she comes and attends the School against the wishes of her parents and said a movie should be made on her. Indeed, “A Girl with Courage is a Revolution”. The star attraction of this event was Akshara Jadhav, the Regional Ambassador of Girl Rising in India.
It was a great experience for all. Ninad Jadhav on behalf of N.B.E.S., Nagpur has thanked Mr. Shankarrao Krishnarao Chitnavis, Mr. Vipul Gupte & Family, Rajkumar Agrawal (Radharani Jewellers), Jaishankar Jagdish Prasad, Shrikant Bobade from Nagpur, Rakesh Partey, Charudatt Pullivar, Sunil Bhatt and S.R. Azad (from M.P. Vigyan Sabha), Bhopal, Chandramani Tiwari & Family, Rev. Fr. Dominic N.K. (CMI), Devesh Ghosh from Jabalpur, Mukesh Vishwakarma, Smt. Jyoti Nayar, Bharti Shishode, Varsha Jadhav from Chhindwara district and Smriti Kaul - Girl Rising (India) for making this event a great success. A great salute to the “Bhaaggyalaxmee Team” of students.