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 […]
October 5, 2017

Performance at Brahma Kunda

The Braj Foundation recently organised an event on 7th and 8th September, 2017 at Brahma Kund. The foundation has fully restored and beautified Brahma Kund, one of the most revered historical sites. On this occasion, FFLV girls performed a stunning Orrisi dance and a traditional dance depicting Krishna and his love for Radha and the Gopis. The event was inaugurated by Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar, a politician and the current Minister of Rural Development, along with the local temple priest. About Braj Foundation: It is a non-profit organisation, established in December, 2005 to restore and revitalize the environmental and cultural heritage of Vrindavan.