August 2021 Newsletter

Vibha shifts focus to long term goals in Covid relief

Vibha is slowly shifting it`s focus to long term goals in Covid relief and one of them is vaccination drives. Vibha`s partner, SEA was founded in 2006 by Community development workers and enthusiastic young people from the fishing hamlets around Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu). Since then, the team has been working tirelessly for betterment of the local fishermen, slum dwellers and the Dalit communities around the area.
Most of the villages where SEA operates are very remote, and do not get covered in the state organized vaccination campaigns. Understanding the need, the SEA team started collaborating with the government medical officers to help in conducting vaccination camps so that  more and more people could be benefitted.
The Vibha team has approved Rs. 4,27,800/- which would support the organization of 40 vaccination camps. These camps will benefit around 8000 adults and 400 pregnant women over a period of 4 months.
Read more about the vaccination drive here

Youth Raises Funds For COVID Relief 

Amidst of the pandemic, when the entire nation has come together in support for those afflicted by COVID, 14-year old, Ayesha Jacob, from Mumbai, also came forward this summer and planned to utilize her hobby of baking to raise funds for underprivileged families to survive through this difficult time.She not only served 100 cupcakes to the frontline staff at Cooper Hospital in Mumbai, but she also raised 20,000 rupees, which she intends to donate to 30 underprivileged families with children who go to government schools with Vibha’s help. Read more about Ayesha’s initiative here

Vibha has been accredited with GuideStar’s Platinum Seal of Transparency 

It is yet another testament to Vibha’s commitment to it’s causes and progress made by it over the years. We have strived for absolute transparency in all our processes, and this seal shows the same. We would like to thank Candid, N.Y for this recognition.

Virtual DREAM MILE 2021 

Take a step towards a positive future today. Help us raise funds to improve the quality of public education and reduce the digital divide for the not so privileged children.
The virtual dream mile has tons of challenges to choose from. You can also form a team with your friends or make this a corporate challenge. Get your friends and colleagues together and be a part of the biggest fitness/wellness event of the year. Hurry and register today. Let us all rally together for the cause!!
USE THE COUPON CODE DM5OFF for a $5 Off (Limited period offer)

You can register to participate here

Ritesh Mathur receives an award

On the occasion of India’s 75th Independence Day, Vibha Dallas’ very own Ritesh Mathur was given the Award honoring Philanthropists and Covid Warriors!! 
Ritesh Mathur is the executive director of Vibha Dallas and has provided leadership for several charity fundraising and service projects. He is very passionate about helping others and believes in the quote ” Every act of kindness throws out roots in all directions and the roots spring up to bring new trees”.
Read more about Ritesh’s work here

UPCOMING EVENTS

22nd Futuretech Vibha Champions Cricket Cup organized by Vibha Atlanta on September 4th and 6th.

Annual Report

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