World AIDS Day, Delhi, December 2016

The members of Kathak Dharohar visited Naz Foundation, East ofKailash, New Delhi on 'World AIDS Day, 2016'. The Founder of this organization Ms Anjali Gopalan explained the preventive methods and the treatments available for the HIV-community. The members of the Kathak Dharohar team cheered HIVĀ­Children, shared food with them and spent quality time with them so that they could open up and come forth with their inherent talents. Most of the children were highly enthused and they expressed their desire to learn Kathak. The team could only leave these children on their getting promise that they would be taught Kathak dance by the Kathak Dharohar group in the near future.

World Handicap Day, Delhi, December 2016

Kathak Dharohar extended its solidarity with the underprivileged, handicap, and physically challenged children on the occassion of 'World Handicap Day, 2016'. The team visited Deendayal Upadhaya Institute, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, ITO, New Delhi. Shri 8.M. Tiwari, Administrative Officer of this Institute shared the vision of this Institute towards helping the physically handicap children. The members of the Kathak Dharohar had an inter-faith prayer, and taught these children the basic steps of Kathak dance. The children who could not stand, performed the dance steps while sitting on their wheel-chairs. Then Poem Recitation was done with these

competition and tree plantation programme for more than 300 homeless and disabled children at the centre. The theme of the drawing competition was their understanding of the environment today and was organised for two age groups 8-14 and 15-20 years. Certificates were distributed to all along with special prizes organized by the volunteer members to the winners of the competition. Special lunch was served to all. The portrayal on paper by children from underprivileged backgrounds was a sight to watch.

Friendship Day, August 2016, Delhi

A get together with several religious people from Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Jain, Christian, Buddhist faiths was organised and the various people were offered friendship bands and collectively we all pledged for peace and harmony in the society.