World Disability Day 2013
The event commenced with a theme – “Colours of Life” with 25 different institutions participating in various colourful events like dance, drawing and painting, fancy dress etc., the preliminaries of which were conducted in their own locations. The events were conducted from 14 Nov. to 30 Nov. 2013. The selected students were called for felicitation on the 3rd December for the Finale, at Norita Ground, Hiranandani gardens where they exhibited their talents in front of around 600 odd audiences gathered for the celebration of World Disability Day. There were children and Persons with Disabilities from around 22 institutions ranging from Virar to Kandivli and Karjat to Powai.
Impact of the program
Participating institutions were mainly those who don’t get a chance to celebrate this day on such a large scale. Their specially able children got an opportunity to showcase their talents and also to witness the programs of other institutions. They were felicitated with trophies and prizes.
The vision and mission of MBA Foundation – “Life with Self Esteem and Dignity for Persons with Disabilities” – was strongly propagated through this event. The concept of positive attitude, assessment, training and employment was also explained to all the institutions who participated. Many of these institutions have come forward to start vocational units in their own institutions. This was one of the best reach out program in the outskirts of Mumbai for persons with special needs.
LOCATION: Powai , Mumbai
VENUE: Norita Ground, Hiranandani gardens
START DATE: December 03rd, 2013
END DATE: December 03rd, 2013