Shallu Sharma, P.G.(Eng), B.Ed, Delhi University

It’s my pleasure to introduce you all to completion of internship of our volunteer Ms Shallu Sharma, who is from Palam Colony , Drawrka. She has been coming all the way from there to spend her time with these flyover children , to show her love and dedication towards teaching and social work.

Shallu is post-graduate in English literature and Bachelors in Education (B.Ed) . She is pursuing a diploma course in translation now. She belongs to a middle class family from Rajasthan. Her father is business man and her mother is housemaker. She gives all the credit of her being a educated and self dependent girl to her parents.

According to Shallu, education is as important as the three basic necessities in our life i.e. food, cloth and a roof over head”. She says ,” Education is not only important for earning money but also self respect , right and understanding about taking decisions of one’s life .”

About her experience with NGO BluePen , she shares “It is really a overwhelming experience to share my knowledge with these children.It is not only giving but through this experience I also have realised that how grateful I am that I got proper education and all the necessary things in my life. This experience of teaching provides happiness to my soul knowing that my knowledge is coming in use to someone who really needs it”. According to her, it is our responsibility as a citizen of this Nation to help these kids and their parents to live their with dignity.”

Friends, I would request all viewers to come forward and use distribution network of Blue Pen to donate New/Old items like Toys, Blankets for upcoming winters, Toys, Clothes, School Bags or other Daily utility items, for our Flyover/Slum kids/Women.

Blue Pen provides best way of celebrating Birthday/Anniversaries of your and Dear ones. It will be great if Donor himself comes and donate by hand, else Blue Pen also provides facility of picking up this stuff from your home and distribute it on your behalf.

(NOTE: Sharing our bi-weekly posts carious groups of Facebook/Whatsapp helps us identify more volunteers, and cover more slums)

A. WHAT WE DO? :- Our objective is to impart to Kids/Women of Flyover/Slums, following modules:-
* Regular Teaching sessions, with special focus on females (on lines of “Beti Padhao-Beti Bachao Abhiyaan”)
* Teaching Cleanliness & Personal Hygiene (on lines of “Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan”)
* Nutritious Food (on lines of “Swastha Bachpan” Program)
* Skill development (Ex. Cycle/mobile/auto repair etc) (on lines of “Kushal Bharat Abhiyaan”)
* Regular Medical Checkups (on lines of “Swastha Bachpan” Program)
* Teaching Electronic Gadgets (on lines of “Digital Connect India Program”)

B. OUR SCHEDULE:- Every Sunday, our timetable is:
*930-1030AM : Munirka-I, Munirka-II & IIT flyover (all parallel sessions)
*11-12PM: Safdarjung & Nizamuddin sessions (parallel sessions)
*12:30-1PM: lunch of volunteers at near moolchand metro
*2-4Pm: “Extended” sessions at Prajapati mohalla, Tughlaqabad village & Sangam vihar (all parallel sessions)

(For exact Google locations of sites, pls visit our website www.bluepenindia.org )

C. HOW VIEWERS CAN CONTRIBUTE / PARTICIPATE IN BLUE PEN TO HELP ‘FLYOVER KIDS’?
(Note: We only accept Crossed Cheque/Draft/RTGS, only in name of “Blue Pen”..Home collection of Cheque facility available..Please avoid Cash as Blue Pen believes in ‘Transparent-Cashless’ philosophy… visit https://www.bluepenindia.org/campaigns/donate/donate/ ….Feel free to Ring up 9013130000 for any help)

C-1. VOLUNTEERING EVERY SUNDAY: Best way to contribute to this noble cause for these deprived kids/women, is to participate in our 1Hr teaching sessions at different Flyovers every Sunday.Every new volunteer enables us to cover 20 new slum kids.

Things you can do for Slum and Flyover Kids with Blue Pen

C-2. “MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM in name of your Beloved ones” (15000/Yr):- Our viewers can contact us to announce “Memorial Scholarship in memory of their own parents/Grand parents/beloved ones” for selected meritorious kid of Flyovers/Slums, which will be popularised by us on various media platforms as well as our Website.

Things you can do for Slum and Flyover Kids with Blue Pen

C-3. SPONSOR A FLYOVER (10,000/month):- This will cover cost of Food & Education of all kids of a particular Flyover for one month.Name of Donor will be flashed on our website as well as publicised on various social media platforms.

Things you can do for Slum and Flyover Kids with Blue Pen

C-4. SPONSOR-A-SLUM (20,000/Month):- This will cover cost of Food/Education of all kids at particular slum like Sangam Vihar/Tughlaqabad etc, whose no.of kids far more than flyover.

Things you can do for Slum and Flyover Kids with Blue Pen

C-5. CELEBRATE BIRTHDAY OF YOUR BELOVED ONE WITH FLYOVER KIDS (Cost: Actual Receipt of McDonald+1000/-as Trust charges):- McDonald receipt shall be given to Donor. It is desirable that at least one member of Donor’s family is present during celebration with flyover kids.

Things you can do for Slum and Flyover Kids with Blue Pen

C-6. SHARE OLD BOOKS/TOYS/CLOTHES/BLANKETS WITH FLYOVER KIDS/WOMEN : Home collection facility available for NCR region. Contact us at 9013130000 for appropriate logistical support

Things you can do for Slum and Flyover Kids with Blue Pen

C-7. INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:- It is for Students of all Levels of Academics. This Certificate will be important for International/Domestic Admissions/Jobs for youngsters, as it certifies their commitment towards Social Causes. This Two month Internship (Sundays only) also helps in connecting younger generation with ‘Real India.

Things you can do for Slum and Flyover Kids with Blue Pen

D. Visit us at www.bluepenindia.org or
Ring 09013130000 or click following links
1. for Sponsoring https://www.bluepenindia.org/campaigns/donate/donate/
2. for volunteering https://www.bluepenindia.org/volunteer/

Ranjan Khanna,
BTech (IIT Kanpur-EE-1993 Batch)