AIKYA SRC student volunteers participated in a smoke free Boghi rally in Nageswara Rao park, Mylapore on 13th Jan at 7:30 am. Team Everest started Social Responsibility Cell (SRC) in AIKYA school for special children, Mylapore few days back. We wanted to prove the world that special children can make a difference to this world.
AIKYA SRC student volunteers were accompanied by volunteers, AIKYA staffs and parents of the SRC student volunteers.
Everyone carried a placard that had slogans about the ill-effects of burning old things on Bhogi day.
Devarajan, Lions Club President (of Chennai & Padi) and Rajkumar, Secretary of Team Everest who was our special guest for the rally, flagged off the walk. The participants shouted slogans and walked the entire stretch of the park. As there were several enthusiastic health freaks walking in the park, the slogan ” Burn your calories, Do not burn trash” was very apt.
Everyone assembling in front of Nageswara Rao Park
Rajkumar of Team Everest and Devarajan of Lions Club flagged off the rally
Kids creating awareness inside the park. They stressed out the importance of having pollution free Boghi.
The students emphasized on not to burn tyres, plastics during Boghi.
Our Walk is really Special and Unique
We surprised the early morning walkers
They stopped playing badminton and watched the rally
The Mylapore Inspector Mr.Ethiraj took time to provide security to the kids during the rally. He also gave short speech to all the kids and the volunteers who joined the rally.
Team Everest first volunteer Kartheeban addressed the volunteers explaining about SRC and Everest Serve India goals.
Everest secretary Rajkumar gives a speech to the volunteers.
Rajkumar receives a gift from the AIKYA SRC volunteers
Ms.Parvathi Viswanathan, director of AIKYA thanked the volunteers for giving an opportunity for their school kids to create awareness to the public.
AIKYA SRC student volunteers in front of their school
Did you all get the message?
A proud parent of AIKYA SRC student volunteer holding environmental awareness placard
Breathe.. Don’t burn..
Overall, it was a great opportunity to show the world that Special kids can make a difference to this world. Well done AIKYA SRC student volunteers.
To know more about Everest Social Responsibility Cell initiative, please click here