November 3, 2017

Dance of Empowerment

On 25th October, 2017 FFLV had its annual festival- Kartik Utsav 2017. The Sandipani Muni School children performed dances and displayed their martial arts skills and Yoga. We had a huge audience who awaited this festival and they were as excited as the children were. A lot of kids got the opportunity to show their talent which boosted their self-confidence. Our main focus however is always to use this as an opportunity to spread awareness about empowerment of women through dances and plays.  Here are the links to the videos of the performances: The Spirit of Durga Anti Dowry Campaign Dance of Liberation
November 2, 2017

Disease Control Session by Dabur Ltd

Health education is essential for the control of diseases ensuring that the community members understand the mechanisms of infection and the key behaviours or activities that need to be addressed, to prevent transmission, reduce severe diseases and avoid fatalities. On 11th October, 2017, Society for Community Improvement, an NGO, under Dabur Ltd conducted a disease awareness session for Sandipani Muni School Girls. The foundation also distributed mosquito bite prevention kits to the school children.  The session included the ways to prevent and the precautions one can take against diseases like malaria, dengue and chicken guniya etc. Doctor Arpita Khan from Agra addressed the session. Few of the things, the girls reported to have learned from the session are: – Sleeping under a net can prevent Mosquito bites. One should avoid playing in dark places where mosquitoes might be present. Source reduction activities including controlling discarded water containers such as tires, cans, […]
November 2, 2017

Art Classes By Annette

Art is the expression of those beauties and emotions that stir the human soul. In the month of October, Annette, a remarkable artist from England, visited FFLV. She taught some amazing techniques of painting to FFLV girls. She taught the girls to use acrylic paints on canvas. It was a new experience for the girls as they had never used such paints before. The girls learned that how observing colours in any object that they paint is necessary and how after painting the outline of the object, they can use “dot-dot” technique to fill colours and bring life to their painting. We had girls from 9th to 12th grade who painted their imagination and creativity on the canvas. Annette has also donated a lot of art supplies which the girls with their newly acquired-skill would further put into use to teach the same techniques to the younger girls. It was […]