World Day of Social Justice 2024
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by Wishes and Blessings
5M ago
On February 20th, we honour the World Day of Social Justice 2024, a day designated by the United Nations to promote efforts towards achieving social justice for all. It serves as a reminder of the importance of addressing issues such as poverty, inequality, discrimination, and exclusion, which continue to plague societies globally. What is social justice in simple terms? At its core, Social justice embodies the notion of fairness and equality in the distribution of resources, opportunities, and rights within society. It advocates for the empowerment of marginalized groups, the eradication of ..read more
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National Youth Day 2024: Igniting the Flame of Empowerment and Action in the Hearts of Young India
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by Wishes and Blessings
5M ago
Every year on January 12th, India reverberates with the spirit of youth and empowerment. Marked as National Youth Day, it commemorates the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, one of India’s greatest spiritual and social leaders. In 2024, as the world navigates complex challenges, this day holds even greater significance, urging us to recognize and nurture the transformative power of our youth. National Youth Day Purpose On National Youth Day, the aim is to acknowledge the active role young people must play in shaping a brighter future. It is not about mere commemoration; it is about recog ..read more
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Breaking Barriers, Building Futures: The Community-Led Impact of Sahas
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by Wishes and Blessings
7M ago
Sahas, the skill development initiative of Wishes and Blessings, owes its inception and vision to the brilliant mind of Dr. Geetanjali Chopra. Her guidance has been instrumental in steering Sahas towards its mission of empowering individuals and communities. The journey commenced at Maidan Garhi on January 5, 2023. Motivated by the aspiration to improve the community, Sahas, the skill development initiative of Wishes and Blessings, set off on a transformative mission that would have a profound impact on people’s lives. The first survey carried out at Prajapati Mohalla by Wishes and Blessings ..read more
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Our Favourite Memories in 2023 with Wishes and Blessings
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by Wishes and Blessings
7M ago
Dr. Geetanjali Chopra – Founder and President 2023 was a year that unfolded like a treasure map, each step leading to a new delight. Yes, there were bumps, detours that left me fumbling for direction, moments of doubt. But each challenge taught me to navigate, improvise, and find beauty in the unexpected. This year’s grand adventure yielded more than gold – resilience, resourcefulness, and the quiet joy of surprise vistas. The year taught me: treasures hide in the journey, not just the finish line. Here’s to embracing the uncharted, the stumbles, and the victories, for they paint the most unfo ..read more
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Exploring Feelings Through Art – A Special Time with Residents of Mann Ka Tilak, Old Age Home
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by Wishes and Blessings
7M ago
As the Squad For Change Coordinator, I recently organized a unique expressive art therapy session at the Mann Ka Tilak, our old age home. Collaborating with expressive art therapists, Megha and Taru, certified by UNESCO-CID, the session became a beautiful blend of emotions, memories, and stories.  The session began with a simple yet powerful invitation from Megha, asking each resident to introduce themselves by not only stating their name but also by singing a song that resonated with their life journey. The room buzzed with melodies and diverse experiences; some sang folk tunes that carr ..read more
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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY IN INDIA 
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by Wishes and Blessings
7M ago
Human Rights Day, observed annually on December 10th, commemorates the day in 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This historic document proclaimed the inalienable rights that every individual is entitled to, regardless of their nationality, ethnicity, religion, or any other status.  Human Rights in India History: Context The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was a response to the atrocities of World War II, aiming to prevent such horrors from occurring in the future. Drafted by representatives from various cultural and lega ..read more
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A Joyful Celebration: Children’s Day 2023 Extravaganza and Open Pathshala’s First Anniversary
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by Wishes and Blessings
7M ago
Children’s Day is a special occasion that celebrates the innocence, creativity, and potential of the youngest members of our society. This year, the celebration took on an extra layer of excitement as it coincided with the first anniversary of Open Pathshala, a workshop nestled beside the Madipur Metro Station. The festivities were filled with laughter, learning, and a touch of magic as children embarked on a creative journey, making animal masks under the guidance of the teacher. As part of the celebration, I had the honor of supervising the mask-making session and listening to some enchanti ..read more
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“Giving Voice to the Unheard: Conducting a Survey of Underprivileged Individuals”
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by Wishes and Blessings
10M ago
What started as an internship to add another certificate to my resume turned out to be much more than that. I have always been passionate about women’s issues, empowerment, and equality, so when I got the opportunity to conduct a need assessment survey for Wishes and Blessings, I was very excited. Wishes and Blessings is a Delhi-based NGO, established in 2014, with a mission to “inspire and empower dreams”. It works on diverse causes like education, nutrition, care for the elderly, skill development, happiness cause, and relief. I always wanted to do something in the skill development sector ..read more
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Why is World Youth Skills Day Celebrated?
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by Wishes and Blessings
1y ago
In order to learn about “Why is World Youth Skills Day Celebrated?”, we need to be aware concerning to its meaning, history and the significance that it has been holding over the course of several years. World Youth Skills Day is an annual celebration held on July 15th, dedicated to highlighting  the importance of equipping young people with the skills they need to succeed in today’s rapidly changing world. It serves as a reminder of the crucial role skill development plays in empowering the youth and fostering their participation in socioeconomic development. In this blog post, let us e ..read more
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World Day of Social Justice 2023 Theme
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by Wishes and Blessings
1y ago
World Day of Social Justice 2023 Theme is “A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy”. This theme highlights the growing importance of ensuring that digital technology is used for the promotion of social justice and equality, and that everyone has equal access to its benefits. World Day of Social Justice History The World Day of Social Justice is celebrated annually on February 20th, with the aim of promoting and raising awareness about social justice. Social justice is a concept that refers to the equal distribution of resources, opportunities, and rights to all members of society, reg ..read more
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