On 5th April, few associates from Tata Consultancy Services visited ESI and were inspired to witness the work ESI is engaged in. Jayesh Bhai spent some time with about 15 TCSers and spoke about values in heart
The seeds were already sown, ESI campus and team assisted in nurturing. On 12th April, about 20 TCSers came together and visited Amiapur and Sugadh village to understand the issues at hand. They conversed with teachers, parents, principal and village leaders. Towards the end, they assembled at ESI campus and reflected what can be done. An outcome of that was to focus on education, particularly primary education. Amit Maheshwari, an engineer and MBA, was already volunteering in Sugadh primary school, he took the lead for Sugadh and Mohita, Ashish and Sujeet took the lead in Amiapur school.
Considering the summer vacation, volunteers decided to conduct summer camp from 21st to 26th April. Currently, about 30 volunteers are engaged in hosting the summer camp in Sugadh, Amiapur and DhaulaKuwa villages. The theme of the summer camp is to have fun while engaging the children in drawing, painting, playing and value based video showcasing around the theme of my world.
On 21st April, there were ony 30 children in Sugadh and about 20 in Amiapur but on 23rd April there were about 80 children in Sugadh and about 70 in Sugadh. Its inspiring to witness small acts making a difference in lives of both children and TCS volunteers. ESI, being a catalyst is instrumental in providing a space to reflect
An experience sharing from a volunteer at Sugadh primary school : by Dipen Adroja : I have been going to
We do believe in removing dirt from out rooms. But we also believe in throwing it in the street without regard to the well-being of society. We ate clean as individuals, but not as members of the society of the nation of which the individual is but a tiny part.
- Mahatma Gandhiji.