Women are taking control of their lives by means of financial literacy and entrepreneurship
Community members capacitated to combat Air Pollution
Students have access to safe and hygienic sanitary facilities
United Way Delhi has been awarded the prestigious Mahatma Award 2020 for its COVID-19 response. United Way Delhi continues impacting lives during the pandemic by reaching out to India's seven worst-affected states. "Your Entry has been selected because your organization has demonstrated excellence and the highest standard of ethical conduct, integrity, civic and social responsibility." - the Steering and Selection Committee of Mahatma Award said in a statement.
Mr. Sachin Golwalkar, CEO of United Way Delhi, marked his esteemed presence at AMCHAM India's CSR Conference themed on 'Capacity Building in the CSR Ecosystem' and deliberated his thoughts on FCRA regulations and changes in CSR.
Integrated Development through Innovative Approach Project, an initiative by United Way Delhi and TATA Steel BSL, hosted a webinar under a campaign "Sahyog-Urja Bachat ki Aur" with more than 240 school heads in the presence of Mr. Brij Bhushan Choudhary, BSA Ghaziabad, who inaugurated the webinar. Mr. Anoop Tiwari, EPH, TATA Steel BSL, and Mr. Sachin Golwalkar, CEO, United Way Delhi expressed their enlightening views on Energy Efficiency and Conservation. Ms. Neha from The Energy Resource Institute facilitated the session. The team motivated the school heads to encourage their students to participate in the noble cause by sharing their ideas.
To provide aid to the community members during this unprecedented time, we engaged more than 400 parents, children and youth through virtual sessions to tackle the Mental Health Crisis arising during the COVID-19 imposed lockdown and restrictions.
During the ongoing pandemic, our efforts to minimize the “Digital Gap” in the communities led to virtual and on-ground intervention with community youth, parents, teachers, frontline workers and their children and other stakeholders. United Way Delhi ensured distribution of digital education devices, online teacher’s training, and engaging youth in online discourse on various topics to enhance their knowledge and skills.
United Way of Delhi has won the Silver Award in Community Development Category of the 7th National CSR E-Summit by CSR TIMES AWARDS 2020, for the School Centered Community Development (SCCD) program, supported by Corporate Partner Genpact. The program is dedicated for holistic transformation of the communities through its different components impacting children and youth.
- Washing off Coronavirus
On the occasion of Global Handwash Day, Integrated Development through Innovative Approach (IDIA) Program supported by corporate partner Tata Steel BSL went to Maharajpur community in Sahibabad Industrial Area with volunteers from Chetna-Youth Resource Centre. The team reached out to 800+ individuals and sensitized on the appropriate steps of washing hands.
- Upcycle for the Life-Cycle
United Way Delhi with the support from corporate partner PepsiCo. India launched a campaign inviting innovative ideas and submissions showcasing upcycled plastic at home. The campaign reached out to 1 lakh+ netizens across India and received 2500+ registrations from students and individuals. Resident Welfare Associations in Delhi NCR also participated and collected home generated plastic in the form of Eco-Bricks.
- Connecting with the Sponsored Children
Children received scholarships under the Stem on Wheels program connected with the team during the Coronavirus lockdown. The team engaged with the students and their families and followed up on their health and academic welfare. Two children have been awarded scholarships to help them continue higher education. This is done with the support of the Employee Giving Program of Keysight Technologies in collaboration with United Way Delhi.
- Let’s Free the Fear of Cancer
On International Cancer Free Day, United Way Delhi’s Samriddhi program supported by Cargill organised an interactive session for the community women in Kapashera to impart the basic information on Cancer and its prevention. The team emphasized on keeping a check on breast and mouth cancer among women.
- Super Sunday Series with Youth
Young people of Karvaan- Youth Resource Centre under United Way Delhi’s School Centred Community Development Program supported by Corporate Partner Genpact are enthusiastically participating in Super Sunday Series. The series offers engaging sessions by professional experts on resume building, digital learning sessions, and global digital transformation to young minds.