The World Responsible Youth Week
Rotaract Mumbai District 3141 ended an inspiring week, that of Being Responsible. Several initiatives were taken by them helping spread the causes of Literacy, Child Development, Women Empowerment, The Joy of Giving and and so on. Across the city in Flash Mobs and Skits, were conducted, each touching the 5 Thrust Areas and helping spread the word of Being Responsible. India’s Biggest Shoe Donation Drive was attempted where anyone could buy a pair of Shoes from them and our team would donate one for every purchase made.
Groups trooped up for daily sessions at various municipal schools teaching the students about the need for cleanliness and empowering them about how one needs to stand against ‘what is wrong’. At the end of the week, over 4000 school going children were touched.
The World Responsible Youth week, in its 9th Year, aims at reaching to all the age groups of people and hence have also decided to create libraries and fund the adult literacy programme adopted, with all the cash proceeds that flow in as contribution towards the cause.
Mega Station Cleaning Drive across multiple railway stations carried out on a sunday morning. Moreover, an entire day was dedicated to encourage Skill and Talent across the underprivileged in the form of public speaking, dance, grammar etc. where the team touched over 700 lives and helped make a difference.
The Week also witnessed a Mega Quiz for the Under Privileged kids happening on the 18th January 2017 at the Gopal Sharma Memorial School, Powai.
A special 2 Wheeler Rally was organised on the 29thJanuary 2017 from kalanagar, bandra kurla complex to Sathaye College, Vile Parle (E) from 10.00 am in association with rotary in order to spread the need of responsible and safe riding
Rotaractor Rohan Dalmia says, “A sense of social responsibility is diminishing these days among the Youth and it is high time that we STOP BLAMING and START ACTING.”
Concurs Rtr. Apurv Gangar,Chairman Public Relations of the district “World Responsible Youth Week is one of the projects of RID 3141, which will not only create a buzz in Mumbai but will sound like a wake up call for everyone to be responsible to the human race”
The chair heads of the World Responsible Youth Week 2017 -Rtr. Darshan Pawani and Rtr. Bhaven Parmar feel- “It’s utmost important to reach out to the masses and touch their lives spreading the word of being responsible. To us it is not just an initiative, it’s a way of life.”
This initiative to be responsible youth was supported by 28 rotaract clubs across mumbai with almost 20 of the companies supporting the cause of world responsible youth week 2017 and being socially responsible
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