I am happy to invite you for our SEVANKUR youth motivation camp at Anandwan, on 20-21-22 Aug, 2010. This is the seventh Sevankur camp & 250 youths from all over Maharashtra are expected to participate. Pl. forward the msg in your network & motivate the interested youths & others to register online, to participate in Sevankur camp at www.prayas-sevankur.org
There will be nearly 6 sharing sessions of the invited Role Models in the form of interviews. They will be sharing their life journey, the learnings & the experiences with the youthful youth participants, in an interactive session of around 90 minutes. There will be two sessions when the participants will be sharing their aspirations, activities etc.
There will be a session of "Visit to Anandwan" especially for those, who are coming for the first time to Anandwan. We will also get an opportunity to interact with Shri. Kautubh & Pallavi Amte & others.
The Role Models who will be sharing are
1. Smt. Swati Sathe - Nasik - First lady Jail Superintendent with prison adm. background. Presently working at Nasik Road Central Jail, formerly worked at Authur Road jail. A dashing & dynamic and also compassionate personality.
2. Dhanajay Vaidya - Kolhapur - Young Architect, follower of Lauri Baker, Living in a small village with his wife & two small children, practitioner of GREEN Life style, living with the principle of SWAWALAMBAN. A man of doing kind of nature.
3. Dr. Bhausaheb Ubale M.A. Ph.D eco. O.ONT (Order of Ontario)
Dr. Ubale is an Economist and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Project Planning Center, University of Bradford (U.K.). His continuing mission in life has been to bring politicians, academics and grass roots workers together to influence public policy to eradicate poverty. During his career, he has been a scholar, academician, author, public speaker, communicator, organizer, administrator, management consultant, political advisor, holder of public office, community worker and operator at the grass-roots level.
He was Ontario's first Race Relations Commissioner, and has been a Commissioner on both the Ontario and Canadian Human Rights Commissions. His reports and recommendations have led the Government of Ontario to take revolutionary steps in creating the legislative and administrative framework to create better racial harmony in Ontario and in Canada. While holding public positions at the provincial, national and international levels, Dr. Ubale developed an integrated approach to human rights, race relations and multiculturalism.
Dr. Ubale has been named to the Order of Ontario, and has received Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's Golden Jubilee Medal.
To read the complete profile http://www.
4. Aadesh Bandekar, Mumbai- A well known Marathi cine artist, anchor of many TV programs/serials like Home Minister, WOW etc.
5. Shri. Dadaji Ramji Khobragade, Chandrapur - A small marginal farmer having 1.5 acre of land, educated upto third standard only, living in a small village, invented an improved species of Rice-HMT, in 1983-88. felicitated by IIM Ahmadabad. The innovations continued & leads to development of many improved species of various crops. Read more about this grass root innovator at http://www.nif.org.in/?q=HMT_
6. Shri. Satyapraksh Warma, Jammu - Connected with "Bharat Jodo Cycle March" led by Baba Amte in 1985, promoter of Gandhian thoughts at global level.
7. Dr. Ashvin Jojra, Jammu - Founder president of SEHYOG INDIA, a well known NGO working welfare of children, widows, aged, disability & many sectors in J & K.
In addition to these path finderes, many of our senor friends ar also coming to be with us for the complete duration. Dr. Avinash Pol-Satara, Dr. Ashok Belkhode/Prakash Dhobale-Kinwat, ChotooVvarangaonkar- Amravati, Dagdu Lomte- Ambajogai, Dr. Dilip Peshve-VNIT Nagpur, Madhukar Dhas-Ghatanji, Bhupendra Mujumdar-Pune & many others.
With best wishes.
Dr. Avinash Saoji
Software engineer by profession, or rather the job that pays, Otherwise, a writer, guitarist, traveler by passion. I write for a monthly e-zine for Sattva, which focuses on social sector, initiatives around Bangalore. Have worked with number of NGOs mostly in educational area in Bangalore......read more