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Deepalaya Projects celebrated Christmas with love and happiness

Students are studying and celebrating all major festivals from around the world as part of our curriculum. Christmas is the time for family and friends to get together, and there is no better way to get into the festive spirit than to host or attend a celebration. We celebrated Christmas with the same fervour, cheer and love, spreading the message of love and joy among our children.

Highlights

We went the extra mile at our Celebration to bring the magic of Christmas into the life of the students with delicious food, interactive games, and lucky drawings and prizes for students at every corner. It was a real treat in the spirit of the season for every child. 

Celebrations at:

Christmas was celebrated at Deepalaya Learning Center, Sanjay Colony. Students had a drawing activity where they drew about Santa Claus and Christmas tree. Students performed on the songs and poems. The very jest of Christmas can be seen on everyone’s face. But the show-stealer was Santa Clouse.The moment Santa appeared the children burst with laughter and everyone started dancing with their dear Santa on the tune of Jingle bell. Students got candies from Santa; Staff also got the opportunity to get candies from Santa Clause.

Another Christmas celebration at Ramditti J.R Narang School, Panchsheel Vihar, a few guests from A&K visited learning centre, they visited to celebrate their Christmas with the students. There was a carol presented by our students and dance performance which they really enjoyed and at the end, students gifted them greeting cards on behalf of Deepalaya. 

 

Our other centres, Girl Child Project and Project Steady also celebrated the Christmas, where all students were asked to come in the form of Santa and will have to perform activities accordingly. Not only did our students participate in the celebration but teachers and parents too helped make the event a grand success. While teachers performed live musicals, dances and acts, parents too didn’t miss a chance to rock the stage.  

 

SDMC School, Okhla celebrated it with a lot of dance performances. The celebration started with an inauguration ceremony, moved ahead with a singing performance by class 3. Students of class 4 & 5 also presented dance performances on the songs like, ‘Shanti ki Raat, Khushi ki Raat’ and ‘Aaya Santa re’.  In the end, Santa arrived with lots of chocolates and gifts which made an event happier as students were enjoyed a lot by meeting Santa.

 

Project Parivartan, Punjab, celebrated it in its own way as; the school was beautifully decorated in red and white (the favourite colours of Santa). The students sang melodious carols and beautifully danced to wish their classmates and teachers. The significance of the festival was explained to the students through the Christmas story. The boundless joy of celebrating the festival was visible on the faces of all the children.

 

It was indeed true that the warmth of Christmas was felt from the heart and the actions just proved it right!

Education Tour to National Science Centre – RJRNDLC

A group of ninety six children from Ramditti J. R. Narang Deepalaya Learning Centre, Sheikh Sarai visited National Science Centre near Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, on December 5, 2019. The children from Class I, II and remedial unit were accompanied by five class teachers and headmistress Dr. Sangita Sen also accompanied them.

a resource person from the centre greeted the kids and explained the models as they moved from one gallery to the other.   

The museum, one of the biggest science centers in the country was setup with the aim of the allowing children to explore experiment and have fun with science. National Science Centre aims at the popularization of science as well as scientific awareness among the common people, especially among the school children.

After reaching the Science Centre, a resource person Mr. Kailash Chandra from the centre greeted the kids and explained the models as they moved from one gallery to the other. The students took a tour of the following galleries- Water- the elixir of life, Hall of nuclear power, our science and technology heritage, Human biology, Pre-historic life, Fun science, Information revolution, Emerging technologies-Space Technology, Information and Communication Technology. The galleries showcased a plethora of exhibits that covered various topics.

Observation and Experiences

Their effort to achieve scientific literacy in the country is worth to be mentioned. This time they organized a special awareness programme on food adulteration. They explained different types of adulteration in black pepper, turmeric, milk, ghee, biscuit, sugar, tea leaves, green pea, honey etc which are daily used by common people. A hand on demonstration has made the programme attractive for all.

A student Ms. Anjali asked them that why they are using plastic beakers and test tubes for the demonstration. The official explained the reason and everybody praised Anjali for her awareness over harmful effect of plastic.

Students from Deepalaya Learning Centre at the art gallery

A student Ms. Anjali asked them that why they are using plastic beakers and test tubes for the demonstration. The official explained the reason and everybody praised Anjali for her awareness over harmful effect of plastic.  

The group then travelled a short distance by bus and visited National Gallery of Modern Art near India Gate. Children were excited to get a glimpse of India Gate from bus. They visited ‘Jaipur House’ inside the art gallery. Different types of drawings, paintings, sculptures were there. The most attractive thing was the shiny tree on the lawn of art gallery. This tree is made up of stainless steel. Its foliage is made by many household stainless steel utensils; children were very excited to see it.

Kids from RJRN Deepalaya Learning Centre having fun at the park

The kids enjoyed their lunch with their friends after visiting the center and were unable to stop sharing the experience. For the students, it was a great learning experience. An experience that motivated students to learn through seeing and doing.

Students from the pre-primary section at Deepalaya Learning Centre sitting in the park and listening their teacher

This visit proved to be an interesting and eventful experience for the children.

 

International Disability Day celebrated at Deepalaya

International Disability Day is an international observance promoted by the UN since 1992. The purpose of the day observance is to foster understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of disabled people.

World Disability Day | 3rd December

Deepalaya strongly believes that differently abled children can learn to lead a normal life if they have effective access to services like early identification, intervention, education, vocational training, employment opportunities and the availability of aids and appliances.

The vital purpose of this day celebration is to improve the understandings of the students towards the people with disability issues as well as get together to support them to improve their self-esteem, well-being and rights in the society.

Children from Deepalaya Learning Centre, Titron, Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh promoting inclusiveness in education system

To increase the physical development of the students we celebrated International Day of Disabled Persons at our centers, Sambhav Project and Deepalaya Learning Centre, Titron, Saharanpur, with an aimed at rehabilitating and mainstreaming them into the larger society.

‘Sambhav Project – Mainstreaming the Differently abled’, Deepalaya has been working on this issue for the last 20 years and to celebrate this day Members of Inner Wheel Club of Delhi Panchsheel Park visited our centre to inaugurate the ‘Standing Frame’ donated by them only. Other activities also done as to bring out their hidden talent and creative skills, activities related to sports, games, dance, music and craft work have been done.

Instructors of Deepalaya Sambhav Project sharing their knowledge with special children on World Disability Day.

Our main goal is to make children with special needs self-reliant. So Sambhav Project takes care of children with various disabilities like Intellectual Disability, Cerebral Palsy, Down syndrome, Autism, Hearing and Speech Impaired, Muscular Dystrophy and other physical impairments.

Deepalaya Sambhav Project kids participating in a sports event organised for them.

The day was followed by motivational speech by the team of Wheel Club at our Sambhav Project, Gole Kuan. Towards the end, a small photo and storytelling session was conducted in the center, to spread awareness on issue like ‘Disability’.


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