Noida: This holiday season turned merrier for the underprivileged kids of Noida as Jan Jagran Sanghtahan, a Noida based NGO, organised Christmas and New Year celebration for them on December 25, 2022. In the celebration, there were lots of games, dancing, carol singing and much more.
The Jan Jagran Sanghatna celebrated Christmas and New Year in the Children's Park, Sector 33, Noida. Around 40 children were part of the celebration. In the event, tulsi pujan was also done and the kids were made aware of the benefits and qualities of the Tulsi plant. The children also made eco-friendly Santa caps during the event. To not create any waste, no plastic or disposable utensils were used in the event. Behind all this was the team of 10 members of Jan Jagran Sangathan. The students from Baraula and Hoshiyarpur attended the event. The kids were given a stationary set at the event.
Madhu Mittal, a Member of JJS says, "Our mission was to make the kids happy and to celebrate with them this special eve. The festivals are a reason to come together to celebrate and so we decided to celebrate this occasion with these kids."
She continues, "Children are the foundation of a strong nation, so it is important that they know the importance of preserving our environment. As our NGO works towards environment preservation, we made sure to make the kids aware about the importance of the same."
Sonu Rathore, a member of the NGO baked a cake at home and brought the cake for all the people which everyone relished. She says, "To let the children know the meaning of cleanliness and to instill in them a sense of duty, we asked them to bring their utensils, which helps in saving the paper as well as helps them in taking responsibility of their belongings."
Indrani Mani, another member of the NGO says, "We made sure the children and us work together to clean the venue after the celebrations. These are the primary values which every child must learn. We need to let them know that the world will change only when we will change".
Madhu Mittal, a member of JJS says, "Our every activity we oragnised had a purpose. As we asked them to exchange gifts, this was to teach them the importance of sharing and caring. Also to tell them that what today belongs to you, will be in someone else's hand tomorrow."