Ruchika Bhati's journey is a true testament to the transformative power of sports. Before working with us, she struggled with running, but with dedication and hard work, she was able to transform her abilities and become a formidable athlete. Since then, she has participated in numerous sports events, and her performance has been consistently outstanding. In the district Kho-Kho event, she was awarded the Best Player award after delivering an exceptional performance. At the NPRC level, Manisha's skills shone through once again, winning gold medals in Kho-Kho, 100-meter race, and relay race.
Her success continued in block level games, where she won gold medals in both Kho-Kho and 100-meter race, and another gold in relay race. At the district level, Her excellence in athletics and Kho-Kho was on full display, earning gold medals in both events, and another gold in relay race. Her prowess extended even further at the divisional level, where she earned a gold medal in Kho-Kho, a bronze medal in the 100-meter race, and a silver medal in relay race, despite feeling slightly unwell. her success continued as she participated in the UN14 district athletics games, where her performance was once again outstanding, helping her team win the match. At the Gurjar Samrat Mihir Bhoj Inter College, her performance earned her team a gold medal at the district UN 14 Tournament. Finally, her success culminated in the State Games held in Lucknow, where she delivered yet another exceptional performance.
Zonal / Divisional Level
My name is Bismillah, My father name is Rahmatullah, He is a worker at Varuna Company and My mother name is Mubina, she is a Housewife. We are six sibling 3 brothers and 3 sisters.
I took admission in Govt. Girls Sr. Sec. School, Tapukara in class 6th, I am keen to study further over the years I have got A grade in 6th grade, 92% marks in 7th grade, 98% in 8th grade, 94% in 9th grade, 99% in 10th grade and 85% in 11th grade now I am currently studying in class 12th with subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Earlier there were no facility of Toilet, classroom and Science stream but I would like to thanks Honda for giving me this opportunity so that I can study further and make my dream come true to being a Doctor (Cardiologist). Thank you!
Patient Name Sanjana Devi age 68 years, patient ID 31/23-23 resident of Ujolli Village (Mobile No:-9468862822) is initially suffering from high fever, she cannot able to approach MHV due to weakness treated by a hospital but she gets regular home visit and medicine for BP and sugar.
Sanjana Devi learnt that she is suffering from High blood pressure and diabetes and Asthma too at later stage. She is dependent on his sons. She has been coming to the MHU for the treatment ever since the facility began in the village. Sanjana Devi who was not aware of his medical conditions.
She has been sensitized by the TapukaraMHU staff as how to manage the multiple disorders she is suffering from. But the biggest relief is the free medicines and regular health checkup at her home being provided by TapukaraMHU.
"Due to Weakness I was unable to walk but Now I am getting regular BP checkup by TapukaraMHU. Thanks and lot of regards.", she said and now she is feeling much better.
Vijay is a 21 year old resident of Kolar, Karnataka. Vijay with his team comes to the stadium everyday for practicing cricket.
Vijay told that before the construction of the stadium, there was no organized area to practice cricket. Though there was an open community ground but since it was not organized, people used to walk and sit on the ground premises which made the practicing difficult. There was always a threat of ball hitting people.
Now, since there are designated walking tracks and seating area, people don't come in between the game, and they are able to practice properly without any hesitation.
Like theirs, many other teams are coming to practice for competitions. Though the stadium doesn't have any formal coaching but still they are able to practice properly by themselves.
Somashekhar is plant operator at Kolar district hospital oxygen generation plant. He was working in the hospital at the time of Covid-19 pandemic outbreak and shared that before the Covid-19 pandemic, the hospital used to source oxygen through a private company.
During the pandemic, the supply of oxygen got disturbed due to high demand and restrictions imposed by the government. The hospital was seeing an upsurge in the patient count too and due to lack of oxygen supply, 4 patients died at the hospital. When the hospital requested Honda India Foundation's help, they installed and started operations of the oxygen plant within 10 days of the request raised.
Since the oxygen plant is operational, hospital could accommodate patients twice its original capacity. The hospital has served around 7,000 patients during the second wave of Covid after installation of the plant. The plant has not only made the hospital self reliant but now this hospital is also supplying oxygen to 2 more hospitals in the vicinity through cylinder filling. "This is a great initiative that Honda undertook at the time when there was dire need of such intervention” says Somashekhar.
Dr. Vasanth Kumar is the hospital head at Mallur Taluk hospital, Kolar, Karnataka. He was heading the hospital operation at the time of the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr Kumar informed that at the time of the pandemic outbreak the patient count was increasing beyond the capacity of the hospital to be able to handle even though the hospital was equipped with the required protective gears, the hospital soon ran short of them.
Honda India Foundation extended a helping hand at the time when the hospital was in dire need of external support. HIF provided with the PPE kits and medical equipment to the hospital which enhanced the hospital's capacity to serve more patients, and also provided isolation kits for the patients which enabled them to isolate at home comfortably. This intervention helped the hospital and helped alleviate some of the hospital's burden.
Tahrin is a 27 years old expecting mother. She is taking her gynaecologist consultation from Mallur taluk hospital. She has one other child, who was also born in the same hospital.
Tahrin shared that at the time of delivery her first child, the labour ward had seepage all around and looked very untidy. She was not as comfortable in the maternity ward as she is now. No matter how much the hospital staff cleaned it, it was always unhygienic.
Now, since the labour room infrastructure is upgraded, it looks clean and hygienic. The ward is now equipped with advanced machines and new beds. She shared that "I am much more comfortable and happier here". She added that she and other women of her locality now prefer to come to this Government Hospital over other private hospitals.
Manjushree is a 24 year old resident of Malur Taluk. She comes for her gynaecologist consultations to Malur Taluk Hospital. Manjushree shared that since before the upgradation, the hospital building was in a terrible condition. Because of seepage in walls there was a pungent smell in the ward. Though the hospital cleaned the ward to best of their capacity, but still due the old infrastructure, the hospital always looked dampened.
After the upgradation of the hospital, it is clean and equipped. "I am very comfortable coming to this hospital now. Other ladies of the locality also comes to this hospital. People are preferring this hospital over private hospitals. Coming to the government hospital reduces the cost burden as the services are free in government hospital", she concluded.
Manjushree, Beneficiary, Labour Ward, Government Hospital Kolar
Beneficiary is '18 times defaulter' and was penalised with Rs 12,000. After attending the training session, he shared that he never received such kind of training before. He further shared that whenever he violated any traffic rule he just paid fine and got away with it and that he never realized the gravity of negligence.
He shared that in the training, the beneficiaries are trained on technical aspects, given practical trainings and sensitized about road safety rules. Beneficiary also shared that he has been driving for more than 18 years but still there were many crucial things about driving safely which he was unaware. He informed that despite driving for many years, most of the beneficiaries fail in the baseline assessment at the training centre.
Beneficiary shared that though these defaulters are required to mandatorily attend the training session, but after attending the training they feel such trainings are necessary and should be made mandatory for everybody.
Nagarjuna is a 84-year old resident of Kolar district of Karnataka. He comes to the stadium premises everyday and utilizes the outdoor track for regular walking. He shared that before the construction of the stadium this was community ground and was not as well maintained as it is now. The ground was uneven, making walking difficult.
However, after the construction of the stadium, he is able to take regular and longer walks. The regular exercise has helped control his diabetes. He added that not only him, but his friends and family members are also utilizing the stadium for their daily exercise.
He states that the stadium is clean and well maintained at all times. There is enough lighting in and around the stadium which makes it safe and secure for women too. He finds this initiative by Honda India Foundation very helpful for the community. Nagarjuna, Beneficiary-Kolar
Anjali Rai, 22, originally from a village near Imphal, Manipur comes from a family of daily wage laborers and is the eldest among 4 sisters.
Anjali heard about the Hospitality Management Program through her cousin who had pursued the same course in the previous year. Since the job opportunities in her village were limited, she decided to join the program in the hope of earning financial stability to support herself and her family. She states that 60 days of training has changed her in many ways "I have become more confident about my work, concentrating on delivering quality and following all the mannerisms required in the work" she states.
Anjali is currently employed with Grand Hyatt, Gurugram, and works as a R.S.O.T (Room Service Order Taken). She adds that she is supporting her family financially and is helping her sisters in completing their education.
She is wholeheartedly thankful to Honda India Foundation and Visan Foundation for this program. She says, "I have no words to express my gratitude towards the organizing team for such a live changing program."
"I am the mother of a girl child. I joined Wings to Fly Foundation's CED training and beauty and wellness training. Training and workshops motivated me to start my micro-enterprise. Today I am supporting my family with my beauty parlour services through my monthly earnings of Rs. 3,000 to Rs. 4,000 at home. I got the benefit of schemes and services camp as well, through linkages for Ayushman, E-shram, Bank account and PMJJVY. Today I have become independent all this has been possible due to the Honda India Foundation, so I would like to thank Honda India Foundation from the bottom of my heart" Dipali, age 32
"After the sudden demise of my husband my life suddenly changed. During these challenging times, Wings to Fly came to support me. First Wings to Fly helped me with my identity documents and provided E-shram card. Kanchan Didi from the Wings to Fly Foundation, encourage me to join beauty and wellness training. Today I have started giving parlour services to clients doing facials, wax, clean-up, makeup and haircutting at home. I have started earning and making money. My only son's future will be different now, and it is all because of Honda India Foundation's initiative.", Radhika Chanderi, Age - 33
"I am Disha Khatri from Kubernagar, mother of one son. My family is very supportive of my growth. My childhood dream was to become a beautician. Today my family is very proud of me as within 2.5 months training of in beauty and wellness I have started earning at home. I am doing facials, wax, hairstyle and cutting, hair straightening and hair curls with these services I have started earning Rs. 2,000 to Rs. 3,000 per month. Thank you, Honda India Foundation", Disha Khatri, Age 26
"I am a single mother with two children. Due to financial problems, I was working as a housemaid to fulfill my children's needs. I came to know about the Wings to Fly Foundation's programme and joined immediately. They have helped me to create my bank account and pan card. I have enrolled for PMJVY. Also, they helped me to update my Aadhaar card. I am also part of CED training and many other workshops. I learned to make bathing Soap, Toran, Candles and Perfumes. I have started making soap at home for a vendor. Today I am earning quite well just because of my learnings. I am thankful to Honda India Foundation who supported this cause", Manisha Solanki, Age 26
"We are a total of four family members. I was a very average student but after joining the education classes, day by day my knowledge has increased. Today I can read, write and speak - Hindi and Gujarati very well. The extra activities like STEM and exposure visits have enhanced my knowledge and interest in studies.", Chandani Satyapal Rav, age 12, Std 7th
"Because of the pandemic my father lost all his savings and my family was unable to pay my education fees, so I left 6th std. Pooja's teacher visited my home and registered my name for an education class supported by Honda India Foundation. I have learned many things in the classes. STEM and extra co-curricular activities enhanced my skills. I got to know about much useful information through exposure visits. From this year I will resume my educational studies and will get enrol back in school. I have improved my maths and science.", Vinod Rajubhai Thakor, Age 13, 6th std.
"I am blessed that I am a beneficiary of Wings to Fly, the Foundation. After the compilation of CED training, I started my own business at home. Today I am supplying Imli (tamarind) to vendors and earning income. After applying my knowledge of training my business has increased, and I am doing business of Rs. 30,000 to 40,000/- per month with a 25% of profit margin. I am thankful to Honda India Foundation for supporting this project. Foundation has helped me with my government documents and schemes. I have opened an account in a government bank with the help of the team", Firojabibi Imran Shaikh, Age 44.
"I was taught many things in 12-day CED training. I learned how to start a business, take a loan from a bank and Govt., conduct market research etc. I came to know that government has many schemes for small business start-ups. CED training gave me the required motivation for starting a small business from home to earn well. Being a blind person, I have faced many difficulties in life, but the Wings to Fly foundation has given me the opportunity and has now changed my perspective towards life. I will start my small business soon. Chandani Bhatunke, Age 30
Acham, 24, originally from Imphal, Manipur is one of 5 siblings and was raised by a single mother who worked as an agricultural labourer. He faced several financial hardships and worked on various jobs, but the income was not enough to improve his family's financial situation.
He heard about the 'Hospitality Management' program implemented by Visan Foundation from one of his friends and learnt that it was free of cost. With the encouragement of his family, he applied for the program and moved to Gurgaon, Haryana. He shared that he was sceptical about his performance in the program in the beginning and was not confident if he could perform well in the training, but the trainers and staff at Visan Foundation encouraged him and provided a conducive environment and motivated him to do better.
Acham completed the course and passed the assessment after which he received the Completion Certificate from 'Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council' (THSC) which is recognised across the country.
He currently works at a reputed hotel in Delhi & earns ~ Rs 20,000 monthly. Speaking about his experience, Acham shares, "I am a new person now, the training impacted me both personally and professionally." He further stated that he can now financially support himself and his family.
"I am grateful to Honda India Foundation and Visan Foundation for shaping my career and organizing such a wonderful program for creating opportunities for unskilled people from North-East India" he concludes.
Gyanwati is 60 years old and belongs to Kirori, a village near Gusbethi, Haryana. She is a daily-wage worker and was suffering with a cataract issue in one of her eyes since long. She came to know about the program through door-to-door campaign ran by Deepalaya team. She visited Deepalaya centre and got her eyes tested. She states that she faced no difficulty in getting the eye treated and that the Deepalaya team was helpful, and she got the treatment and surgery done free of cost.
Overall process was smooth and hassle-free. Gyanwati informed that she got one eye operated at a government facility a few years ago but, felt that the procedure at Deepalaya Honda Vision Centre was smooth. She also felt that the treatment she received at the Vision Centre was better and more effective. She never faced any issue with her vision post-surgery.
She is thankful to Honda India Foundation and Deepalaya for the good work that they have been doing. The program has helped her lead a better life.