Snehalaya meaning the Home with love in Hindi

 
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Holi with flowers in Snehalaya
Holi with flowers in Snehalaya

We are much obliged for your support by helping us in bringing this work to this stage and carry it further. We continue with our children in Snehalaya educating and training them. From 5th to 10th March we celebrated Holi the festival of colours, but using only flowers making it environment friendly, not using any water to set an example for others. On 10th March Rang Panchami, concluding day of Holi festival, was celebrated as Sava Dharnm Milan Samaroh when leaders of various religions joined us in Snehalaya. 

I am pleased to inform that on 15th May 2015, I was honoured by JCI Club of Gwalior recognising our ongoing work in Gwalior and received the award at the hands of Mayor of Gwalior Mr. Vivek Shejwalkar in presence of members of JCI and many dignitories of Gwalior. Though I received the award but real owners are our volunteers and supporters like you as well our staff and children in our school & Snehalaya. 

Our volunteers are working in Nepal and states of Bihar and UP providing medical care, counselling and helping in relief works following two devastaing earthquakes there. We have vowed to take as many orphan children and homeless adults esp. women as possible in our Snehalaya to give them new home and life with dignity with aim to rehabilitate and make them independent. Please consider donating for this work as much possible, here is the link to help us provide for earthquake victims and the orphans and the homeless thereof :  http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/india-nepal-earthquake-relief-work-and-orphans/       

I am sure of your continuing support and more helping us carry on with these works. Please do not hesitate to write to me at gwalior.hospital@care4free.net for any questions or further information or if you may like to volunteer with us from your own place or with us on floor here. Please recommend us to all your friends, colleagues, associates and family members or any one interested in volunteering with us and help us by spreading the word. Thanks again, with regards and best wishes,

BK

Dr.B. K. Sharma

Leaders from different religions on Rang Panchami
Leaders from different religions on Rang Panchami
Holika Dahan on 5th March in snehalaya
Holika Dahan on 5th March in snehalaya
Our children in Snehalaya
Our children in Snehalaya
Dr Sharma honoured 4 Snehalaya by JCIs of Gwalior
Dr Sharma honoured 4 Snehalaya by JCIs of Gwalior
Dr. Sharma awarded with Mayor Mr. Shejwelkar
Dr. Sharma awarded with Mayor Mr. Shejwelkar

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hawan and yagya on Vasant Panchmi
hawan and yagya on Vasant Panchmi

Dear friends, 

Thanks for your help in providing for disabled orphan children in Snehalaya at Gwalior. I will like to inform you with some recent activities in our "Snehalaya, meaning the Home with Love in Hindi". 

Vasant Panchami celebrated in Snehalaya by doing Saraswati Pooja, Hawan, Yagya followed by feast including sweet yellow rice for our children and staff while sweet rice as prasad distributed to all attendees following Aarti. 

Republic day celebrated in Snehalaya with flag hoisting at same time when Mr. Barrack Obama, President of USA did so in Delhi. There was thick fog around. We cancelled all cultural programmes in honour of Sr. Meenoo, a resident in Snehalaya since 2008, who unfortunately left us on the day after a long stay in hospital. Shradhanjali and tributes paid to her in stead. 

Also fifteen of us participated in Mumbai Marathon on 18th Jan.2015 raising nearly twelve laks for children of Snehalaya and to educate girls from surrounding villages there. Thank you all supporters, donors and fellow runners.

Christmas celebrations followed by New Years gala dinner enjoyed by our children in Usha Kiran Palace Hotel, only five star hotel in Gwalior, annual event for our children. This year winters have been very cold comparatively but now it is getting over.

We are much obliged of your support helping us to provide for these 62 children there. Please consider to sponsor one by regular payment of just $50PM, which will provide food, home, clothes, education, medicines and training to a disabled orphan child there as well will help us to plan the outlay for future. Also please spread the word and recommend to all your friends, associates, colleagues and relatives. Please do not hesitate to write to me for any questions or further information on snehalaya.gwalior@gmail.com

Thanks again, with regards and best wishes,

BK 

Dr. BK Sharma for Children of Snehalaya, all staff, Trustees and Advisors

Children of Snehalaya participating in Pooja
Children of Snehalaya participating in Pooja
Children enjoying feast following Pooja
Children enjoying feast following Pooja
Flag Hoisting on Republic Day
Flag Hoisting on Republic Day
Shradhhanjali to Meenoo Sr.
Shradhhanjali to Meenoo Sr.
Our team from Gwalior in Mumbai Marathon
Our team from Gwalior in Mumbai Marathon

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Dr. Gita Narahari, our chief Guest for the day
Dr. Gita Narahari, our chief Guest for the day

Dear friends, 

We are happy to inform that Childrens Day was celebrated in Snehalaya on 14th Nov. in presence of Dr. Gita Narahari and nearly 1000 students from various schools (Snehalaya schools, children from Govt. schools and people from surrounding villages) and colleges (Gwalior Nursing College, RSC collage, Malwa College, RNS College etc.) including many prominent people from Gwalior as "SNEH DIWAS". The programme started remembering Pt.  Jawahar Lal Nehru for his 125th birth day followed by inauguration of the"FUN FAIR" at the hands of Dr. Gita Narahari. 
Many songs, dances, skits, quiz competitions were held and prizes were awarded to three best in each category with conclusion of Fun Fair at 4PM.  
Thanks to Microsoft, here is an opportunity to double your support if you donate to the school project on 2nd Dec. "The Giving Tuesday" and additionally we are participating to win bonus prizes for maximum funds and maximum number of donors for their support on the day. Please do not miss it and note this date in your diary to  donate, here is the link: http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/school-to-educate-girls-from-villages-in-india/  
Please call me on 9425113822 or write to me at snehalaya.gwalior@gmail.com for any questions or further informations. Thanks for your help and spreading the word, with regards and best wishes, 
BK
Dr.B.K.Sharma, 
For Gwalior Hospital and Education Charitable Trust Incl. Snehalaya - Help Children of India,
Remembering Pt. Nehru on Childrens Day in SNEHALAY
Remembering Pt. Nehru on Childrens Day in SNEHALAY
children enjoyed the food and games too
children enjoyed the food and games too
Snehalaya stall with items made by children in VTC
Snehalaya stall with items made by children in VTC
a dance sequence presented by our children
a dance sequence presented by our children
A child as "CHACHA NEHRU" - fancy dress competitio
A child as "CHACHA NEHRU" - fancy dress competitio

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Foundation day - hoisting the flags
Foundation day - hoisting the flags

Dear friends of children in Snehalaya, 

We are much obliged for your support helping us to provide for children in Snehalaya and carry it further. On 23rd Aug. 2014, Snehalaya has completed 8 years and we enter into 9th year now. On 23rd Aug. we celebrated its foundation day with hoisting of National flags and singing the national anthem of 14 countries from where volunteers have worked in Snehalaya. Dr. Bhagirath Prasad, The Member of Parliament was the Chief Guest and Dr. Gita Narahari, First lady of Gwalior was Guest of Honour. We have laid the foundation stone for the Multi-Purpose Hall and hope it will be ready for use within this year for daily needs of our children here. Cultural programme with songs, dances continued for almost three years as part of the celebrations followed by prize distribution to the children having won in annual sports and cultural competitions held on 22nd Aug. attended by nearly 500 children from various institutions including our children.

Though much has been done but much more remains to be done. We depend upon you only and hope for your continued support and more helping us to provide for these children and take more children from Streets of India. Only 38 children have been sponsored so far and we request you to consider sponsoring a child with just $ 40PM or whatever you may prefer. Please never hesitate to call me or write to me at gwalior.hospital@care4free.net for any questions or further information.

We need and welcome volunteers from all walks of life to work with us on floor or from their own place. Please spread the word among every one known to you or whomsoever you come in contact with. Thanks a lot, with regards and best wishes,

BK

Dr.B.K.Sharma for children of Snehalaya  

Laying of Foundation Stone for Multi-purpose Hall
Laying of Foundation Stone for Multi-purpose Hall
Release of Souvenir 2014
Release of Souvenir 2014
Kaththak dance by our children
Kaththak dance by our children
The courage of our children - dance on wheel chair
The courage of our children - dance on wheel chair
Prize distribution - keep it up
Prize distribution - keep it up
prize distribution - We are winners...
prize distribution - We are winners...
Another presentation of dance
Another presentation of dance

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Holi celebrated in Snehalaya
Holi celebrated in Snehalaya

Dear friends of Snehalaya in Gwalior, 

We are much obliged for your help in providing for disabled or sick and orphan children in Snehalaya. The work continues. Recently we had Holi celebrated in Snehalaya as "Sarva dharma milan samaroh", where leaders from all religions joined our children, enjoyed and celebrated Holi with flowers. Some photographs here.

We take this opportunity to invite you with friends and family for the annual gala on 12th July in London from 6PM onwards. Please join us where you will be able to meet many of the volunteers and supporters. Some outstanding volunteers will be honoured for their work during the year. Just let us know the number attending to help us make arrangments appropriately.There is no fee to attend but any voluntary contributions are welcome.

We are also happy to inform you that Microsoft is giving another opportunity to double your donations today on 25th June for our School project. Today on 25th June from 12.01PM (EDT) for 24 hours, any donations upto $1000 will be matched 100% by Microsoft. Please donate as much possible, earlier the better, as matching will finish when and if available funds get exhausted, here in the link: http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/school-to-educate-girls-from-villages-in-india/

Thanks again and do not hesitate to contact me any time for any questions or further information, just write to me at snehalaya.gwalior@gmail.com

With regards and best wishes,

BK

Dr.BK Sharma,

For Snehalaya and its children. 

Saraswati Pooja in Snehalaya
Saraswati Pooja in Snehalaya
Children of Snehalaya enjoying Holi celebrations
Children of Snehalaya enjoying Holi celebrations
Enjoying Holi with flowers
Enjoying Holi with flowers
Leaders from all religions in Snehalaya for Holi
Leaders from all religions in Snehalaya for Holi
Our children in Snehalaya
Our children in Snehalaya

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Dr BK Sharma

Walsall, West midlands India

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Map of Snehalaya meaning the Home with love in Hindi