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Children’s Day this year was a momentous day for children of Neetiman Charitable Trust. The children residing in the slums of Sultanpuri, Delhi got an opportunity to intermingle with the privileged section of society and showcase their talent.

NYK with Smile Children

Smile children from SHED centre, Mumbai celebrated Children’s Day with NYK employees at Santa Cruz on November 14, 2009. The children presented a solo and group dance on folk, Bollywood and western numbers. Many fun-filled activities like painting competition, diya making were organised.

Smile Children in
Meow Redio

Smile Foundation children in Mumbai were on Meow Radio as part of Children’s Day celebration at Fun Republic Mal, Andheri on November 14, 2009. As a continuation of Children’s Day celebrations, a special episode (talk time) was gifted by Meow Radio to Smile children, wherein 8 children got the opportunity to be live on air with RJ Mahek for 30 minutes on Universal Children’s Day.

Singapore Students

Students and teachers of JJ school, Singapore celebrated Universal Children’s Day with Smile Foundation children from Ina Raja Memorial Educational Trust, Hari Nagar, New Delhi on November 20, 2009. Children from both the teams participated enthusiastically.

Cultural programmes including folk dance and folk song performances enthralled the Singapore students who joined in the dance performances and learnt a few Indian folk dance steps. Gifts were exchanged among the students.

Celebrating the Day
with DTZ employees

Representatives from DTZ International Property Advisers celebrated Children’s Day with Nava Karnataka Social Service (NKSS) centre, a Mission Education centre of Smile Foundation in Bengaluru.

More than 350 children participated in group dance, face painting and drawing competition. A fancy dress competition was organised on the occasion wherein the children dressed up as a doctor, nurse, teacher, Indira Gandhi, Michael Jackson and their favourite Chacha Nehru. In the face painting competition many children drew a modern art on each other’s face. It was a spider’s house on a face which won the first prize. The winners of each competition won exclusive gift hampers. .

25 Yrs at Utsarga

Media representatives and locals gathered in large numbers during the Silver Jubilee celebration of Smile Foundation partner organisation Utsarga at Sambalpur, Orissa on September 9. A souvenier was released on the occasion. .

Yuva English

A training programme on ‘Yuva English’, a curriculum developed by CFLR, Pune was organised for STeP students with the support from Tech Mahindra Foundation.

Teacher's Training Programme across India

A Teachers’ Training programme was organised for teachers of Mission Education centres in West India on November 19. Issues on physical, emotional and social development of children were highlighted.
Another three-day Teachers’ Training workshop was organised for teachers of Smile Foundation-Jindal Stainless Limited (JSL) Non-Formal Education (NFE) centres at Kalinga Nagar, Jajpur, Orissa on September 13, 2009. The teachers were trained on joyful learning techniques, communication techniques, preparing IEC materials etc.
An orientation programme for teachers of Mission Education centres in East India was organised at Udayaman Matrukshatra. The programme held on December 29 and 30 highlighted on physical education, health, art, craft etc.