As a part of its pilot run, the team conducted its first workshop at a society (Prempark in Pimpri, Pune) on 15th May 2016. The families in the society were cooperative, enthusiastic and indeed nature lovers. Initially a brief introduction about Ayudh and Haritamritam was orated to them proceeded by a demo on how to plant the saplings, the organic way. Post demonstration materials were distributed to the families. They were asked to fill their respective growbags (bags made from used flex in which the saplings were to be planted) under AYUDH member’s guidance.
Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more than 193 countries each year.
AYUDH Thiruvananthapuram chapter is organizing a unique summer camp – SRISHTI 2016 – for the age group of 13-18 years. The camp encompasses many attractive modules of Skill and Personality development. It will be a fun-filled and amazing experience for the teen group. The sessions included are Clay Modelling, Photography Workshop, Treasure Hunt, Meditation & Yoga, Outdoor games etc to name a few. Those who are interested to participate may contact +91-9446633087.
Haritamritam’, a Green Initiative by Ayudh Pune was inaugurated and blessed by our most beloved Amma by distributing the first NINE saplings to the Ayudh Team leaders during Amma’s Pune visit in March 2016.
Amma says “Each family should plant a vegetable garden and should be able to eat vegetables grown organically at least once in a week. Even apartments residents can grow vegetables in window boxes and on terraces. This relationship to Nature will give us a new vitality”
‘Advaya’16’- a two day Ayudh youth camp was organized at Mata Amritanandamayi Math, Pune on 27th and 28th February 2016. Ayudh(Amrita Yuva Dharma Dhara) is the international youth movement of Mata Amritanandamayi Math. The camp was an opportunity for the youngsters to share the values, concerns, questions and challenges!. Eighty six (86) youngsters of the Ayudh core team were invited to the camp.