Finale – Anti Leprosy Week

Mr. Mahadeo Ambekar, Shiv Sena Shakha Pramukh Shivaji Nagar, garlanding the photograph of Mahatma Gandhi before the rally to mark the closing of Anti Leprosy Week.

Children of Gnyan Sadhana leading the rally with their rhythmic drum beats
Members of the 9 Self Help groups took an active part in the rally
The message that leprosy is curable was spread to thousands of people who gathered to hear the children shouting slogans and see them dancing to the beats of the lezhim and drums

 

Children sponsored by SFC (School for Children) performing the street play on Leprosy
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Anti Leprosy Week Activities

The Anti Leprosy Week began with a Leprosy Awareness Rally on the death anniversary of Gandhiji, to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s close association with leprosy patients.  It is a week of ongoing activities which will culminate on February 5th 2010.

 

The Principal of Plus Point Merit School cutting the ribbon before the start of the rally.

 

A street play on Leprosy - It is not a curse
Biscuits being distributed to the children by a local
An announcement of the Leprosy Awareness Rally put up on their notice board by a local CBO (Community Based Orgn.) shows their involvement and interest in our programmes
Rally leaving the premises of the Plus Point Merit School 

Anti Leprosy Week – Rally

The beginning of the Anti Leprosy Week Activities was marked by the garlanding of Mahatma Gandhi’s photograph on 30.1.10 his death anniversary, a day observed as Anti Leprosy Day because of the love and care gvien to leprosy patients by Mahatma Gandhi

Mrs. Kate, the Municipal Councillor garlanding the photograph of Mahatma Gandhi