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5th Camp Report – Programme Punarjivan

5th Camp Report – Programme Punarjivan

5th Camp Report – Programme Punarjivan

5th Camp Details (11th Jan to 5th feb, 2020): 

A 21 day residential camp has been organised at Jatni, Khurda, to bring about behaviour change and thus rehabilitate the dropout children and streamline their way back into education. In this camp we have 9 children from Paradeep, who have been experiencing a transformative journey. Many of these children hardly know how to hold a pencil, and have now become much more confident. 

Accommodating 21 children (aged between 10 years – 13 years) from five different Low income urban communities of Bhubaneswar and Paradeep, which are Pathara Bandha , Dehuri Sahi, narayana Sahi(Unit-8), Kedarapalli , Bauriapalanda and balijhara  (paradeep). The Camp commenced with an orientation to the children and their parents about the schedule and activity plan for the 21 days. Following the daily schedule the camp was facilitated by Resource persons with different expertise Session on Value of hobbies in life by Ms. Bhanvi Sharma, Child Rights session by Mr. Rilu Parida , “VISION BUILDING” by Mr.Bipin Mohanty, Importance of goal setting in life by Mr. A K Panda , Tobacco free childhood by Mr. Md Imran Ali (Deaddiction expert) , Fun & Learn activities by Ms.Soumya Patnaik , Importance of education in life by Ms.Namita Patnaik .

The camp also had visitors from different clubs, banks and Friends of SOCH like “Rotary club of Bhubaneswar new horizon”, “Lions Club of Bhubaneswar”, Canara Bank (head office) BBSR, Ms.Priya Laxmi, Ms.Jyoti Agrawal, Mr.Rakesh Behera, Mr.Bimala Ku Sethi, Mr.Soumya Ranjan, Mr.Subhash Ranjan Roul, Ms.Sujata Nayak & Mr.Satya narayana Biswal who have extended their support either through In-Kind materials or goodies for the camp children or by sponsoring camp activities.

Though the children had to undergo a tight schedule, the camp team ensured enough space for the children through games and sports and different entertainment activities like screening of movies, song, dance, etc. This 21 days camp witnessed its end on 5 th February, 2020 with a camp ending ceremony and simultaneously workshop for parents on effective parenting camp; exposure visit of children to Science Park, BBSR.

The Camp Ending Ceremony is customary for each camp. It was all about rejoicing in the change in children that was an outcome of collective effort of the staff, resource persons and children. In spite of all odds imposed by adverse weather conditions it was indeed a fortune to have Mr. Nirmal Ku Behera, Mr. Alok Kumar (CSR head,Adventz Group), Mr.Soumyashree Omm prakash Sahoo (CSR manager,PPL) & Ms.Priya Siqueria Mohapatra (CSR head, TCS) as the Special Guests & Mr.Sunil Ku Parth (DIG, CRPF-BBSR) as chief guest. The camp ending ceremony was in its peak of celebration as it was also graced by the parents of the children and few ardent supporters.The Camp ending ceremony also had some entertaining dance performance, rhymes presented by the Camp children and culminated with Tiffin packs, Lunch and group photo session.

5th Camp Follow up Status:

No. of children enrolled in 5th Camp21
Studying at Home08
Idle At Home08
Again Addicted with substances05
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