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Volunteers in SAVE GIRL CHILD EXHIBITION JUNE 2014
Volunteers from different country in SAVE GIRL CHILD EXHIBITION 28th JUNE 2014
Volunteers in making of SAVE GIRL CHILD EXHIBITION JUNE 2014 at Gallery g
She is strong, she is capable, she is a woman!”
These words aptly describe the 30-odd photographs - poignant and powerful,
exhibiting the various facets of Indian women, particularly the downtrodden.The photographs capture the various moods and lives of women
accomplishing different tasks and roles.
Women working merrily in the fields, a little girl carrying her infant brother,
three women representing different generations chatting away on a charpoy, a
woman decked up in her traditional jewellery balancing three vessels — are just
a few images on display at the Gallery g ( Reva showroom) on Lavelle Road.
Each framed image carries a child’s picture at the bottom in an inset,
depicting its name, age, along with a ‘thank you’ note.
The 30 pictures are of inmates of an orphanage run by the Space for
Children in Education, Art and Development (SCEAD) Foundation, a
“The idea is to highlight that anyone can fund or support these children’s education
and adopt them,” said Siju Thomas Daniel, founder of SCEAD.
As a college student, Siju, founded SCEAD in 1998, which worked for the cause
of underprivileged children, by spreading the message of “Save the Girl Child,”
through theatre, music, dance and other activities, to create awareness among
the people, particularly those living in villages on the importance of girl
child and education.
SCEAD now plans to take the exhibition across Bangalore’s hospitals to spread
the message against female foeticide, infanticide and the importance of
The photographs have been clicked by Sanyukta Gupta who has been
associated with SCEAD for the last six years. She was inspired by women in
Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, etc.
The idea behind the photographs is to show women are not just mothers, or
homemakers, but also capable of carving their own niches in different fields,
beyond the four walls of their houses, Siju said.
In collaboration with the student council of St. Joseph's College of Commerce working on the Peace project.The Peace project is a program dedicated to Hiroshima-Nagasaki day on 9th of August to remember the tragic effect of nuclear weapon. It’s a speech of peace all over the world provided by our volunteers and dignitaries. Also we will be organizing a signature campaign on this day in which the students will be signing in support of this campaign.
W e present you some of our volunteers from June / July 2019 and their work with children in the slums and at St Gaspar's school. H ere you will find Georgia, a volunteer from Albania who has volunteered mainly in the slums of Bangalore to offer extra-curricular activities and offer help in the school of these slums. Here are other pictures showing other volunteers doing yoga, doing activities in slums with children and a teacher in a slum school. Here is the work of our volunteer Aishwarya from France who volunteered at St Gaspar's School in Bangalore ( Doddanagamangala). She gave French lessons to 8th-grade, 9th-grade and 10th-grade students.