Started Mutually Beneficial Activities Foundation
Focus on fruitful occupation after necessary skills training for Persons With Disabilities (PWD) towards ‘A LIFE WITH SELF ESTEEM & DIGNITY’.
Also to answer the Traumatic question of parents.
Training & Placement Initiative with National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) Foundation
The feedback from the organisations after the job fair resulted in starting of a training course to better equip these youngsters with necessary pre requisites for a job. NASSCOM came forward to support with space and teaching faculty for computer training and English language, Communications, etc. This helped more than 100 candidates to receive training out of which about 75 got good jobs in Companies / Banks / Institutions etc.
Setting up Vocational Training & National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) coaching
Setting up Vocational Training & National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) coaching at Society for Education of the Crippled (SEC) Day School in June, 2007 reaching out to more and more persons with disabilities. SEC Day school approached us to train their ex-students in vocational training towards a home bound occupation as most of them are physically challenged and commuting is a problem.
Finding most of them educable through our assessment, we started coaching them in English and for NIOS 10th class exams. They have all done well and are working in a sheltered atmosphere, where they are trained in new skills like candle, flower making etc.
Free Annual Health Check up for all beneficiaries of MBA Foundation with Dr. L.H.Hiranandani Hospital, Powai
Every student admitted in any of our services, is eligible for a yearly check up in the hospital. Based on the results, any further investigation is done, or the doctors do the interventions required or prescribe the medicines. All these are done Free of cost as a commitment from the Hiranandani as a partnership gesture for G.O.D.S’ (Group of Disabled) health requirements.
Setting up of new Centre in Gorai – Gods Saagarika
One of our well-wishers, Mr. Amit Dholakia, who is very appreciative of our services, offered us his and his sister’s bungalows in Gorai free of cost, to reach out to more needy people. This was an opportunity to extend our services in the far western suburbs and to be able to take more beneficiaries.
SEFD - SELF ESTEEM FOUNDATION FOR DISABLED
This organization was born in 2011, due to the need for taking care of awareness building, marketing of products, helping more people with disabilities through supporting other NGOs like MBA Foundation, etc
More than 50% staff are empowered people with disabilities !!!
Being inaugurated by Shri. Niranjan Hiranandani.
31st January 2016
Inauguration of first disabled friendly building in Airoli, Navi Mumbai, GODS’ Abode
This Project has taken more than 4 years to complete with all the necessary legal formalities, plans approvals from relevant government authorities and the construction of the building as per the required regulations. This has been possible with the support of the Trustees, Parents / Guardians and Well-wishers of the organisation and Corporate Donors through CSR.
10th June 2017
GODS’ CEDAT (Centre for Executive Development & Training)
GODS’ CEDAT (Centre for Executive Development & Training) was inaugurated on 10th June 2017 for the differently-abled and under-privileged youngsters. MBA has tied up with ADAPT Hub, an Institution in Navi Mumbai that specialized in training students in different subjects.
The inaugural function was attended by the guests from the Rotary Club of Bombay Pier, Mr. Dilip Vora, Mr. Saurabh Sonawala, & Mr. Prakash Chawla. The other members like Mrs. & Mr. Venkatachalam; Mr. Prem Bhatia of Yati Foundation, Airoli; Mr. Pawan Singh of Capgemini; Ms. Ruta of Kamani Foods Ltd; and all the Staff Members of MBA Foundation and SEFD were Present.
Inauguration of AMBA Foundation Course
One of our Special Educators with two of our trainees went to AMBA Foundation in Bangalore and took special training in computers to train our special trainees. There are 20 trainees in a batch. This course is to provide sustainable livelihood to adults with moderate to severe intellectual disability, leveraging Information Technology.
It also works towards building an ecosystem of learning and earning for these individuals using Information Technology, giving them the dignity and independence that they deserve. Adults joining this training will benefit from learning and working around their peers, helping with their development and state of well-being.
7 DECEMBER 2017
Inauguration of “BLESSINGS”- an outlet through which we showcase the products made by G.O.D.S’ (Groups of Disabled)
On the 7th December, 2017, in GODS’ Abode, Airoli we conducted another event with Inauguration of “BLESSINGS” , This is an outlet through which we showcase the products made by G.O.D.S’ (Groups of Disabled) and COMPETITIONS with the theme “SWACHATHA” for specially abled children & adults. In all, there were about 350+ participants. The competitions showcased paintings on cleanliness, nutritious food items for the betterment of health, Fancy Dress, Skits, etc. In all these events, Specially Abled children & adults participated – underlying the theme “SWACHATHA”.
There were different cultural programs, dance, singing by all the children. All the winners were awarded with Medals and Gifts by the judges from the different fields. All the participants were given Certificates. The Vision and Mission of MBA Foundation and SEFD of “Life with Self Esteem and Dignity for Persons with Disabilities” was strongly propagated through this event.