As this year 2010 is nearly at its end, we at Divine Onkar Mission would like to thank you for your kind support and donations throughout the year. Your help in any form is always much appreciated. We would also like to welcome and thank our new donors who have
For a few years now our dedicated volunteer Neil Hudson and his partner Pauline Sayhi have been visiting festivals to raise money for the charity. They have travelled across the country setting up their stall at various events to sell donated Asian clothing.
Some of the events visited this year
We are very sorry that Michael is no longer with us, our hearts go out to all his family and friends. A genuinely compassionate person who we miss immensely. Shortly before Michael passed he wrote us this letter which truly reflects the person he was. Our friend Michael McAbe still
Having spent two weeks at the Divine Onkar Mission Orphanage in Jharkhand, I have been fortunate enough to experience first hand the importance of the charity’s work, and consequently, the value of each and every donation to the children there. It was nothing less than overwhelming to witness the growth
Donations are being used towards equipping the newly constructed ‘high school building’. This is an extremely necessary addition to the Divine Onkar Mission campus as it allows students to continue with higher education. The new high school enables more classrooms to be available in the existing part of the
The students at D.O.M are actively recycling in order to minimize waste products and raise funds to support projects undertaken by the school. Students replace their empty shampoo sachets, broken flip-flops, completed notebooks etc in exchange for new. The items handed in are then recycled/sold, even down to the wrappers
The charity has developed some land to grow a range of organic produce, free from pesticides and herbicides. Not only does this provide full time employment for a local family, it also provides housing on site for them. This area will also house a school for the physically disabled in
Students of all ages were able to send and receive pen pal letters to students both in the U.K and USA. Many thanks to Cranford Community School and Vidyalaya Sunday School.
Congratulations to the local cricket team for players with disabilities in Ramgarh. As avid supporters we welcomed players before the match and gave out fleece clothing then returned the players to the school to share their victory trophy with the students.
The Jharkhand State Education Minister along with press visited the Divine Onkar Mission campus in January 2010 in order to look at the current projects under construction.