The Inauguration of New ANK Centres
Since ANK is continuously working to provide employment opportunities to the underprivileged youth for their betterment, this Month was very important for ANK since we started our new journey with Hero Cycles and collaborated with them under CSR initiatives for our new vocational training centre at Khatana, Dadri. On 6th of December, Ms. Aishwarya Munjal, Vallari Shrivastav and her team from Hero cycles came to inaugurate the centre. We have started the centre to skill youth in computers and women in cutting and tailoring courses. Through these vocational training courses, our main focus is to empower women of the community by training them in cutting and tailoring course and providing our extended support to them for getting employed after the completion of the course.
We also inaugurated our new learning centre at Sector-45, Noida in collaboration with School by school. After the huge success of our learning centre at Maidangarhi supported by SBS, this is Phase two of our collaboration with them at Sector-45, Noida centre and we aim to scale more progress and success. On 9th of December, Ms Louise and Ms Anna Lena who are faculty members of American School with her Husband and younger daughter came to inaugurate the centre. After ribbon cutting and lighting the lamp ceremony, she gave an emotional speech about the journey with ANK.
Health Camps at ANK
ANK is amongst the top NGOs in Health programs and we acknowledge the importance of healthy living and lifestyle to the underprivileged children as they come from deprived socio-economic background and couldn't afford health checkups. Thus from time to time we organize Health Camps at our centres in Delhi-NCR. This month we organized Health Camps at our Sector-66, Noida and Khora centres. Dr. Sachin Bhargav and his team consisting, an Eye specialist, Dentist, Dietician and Paediatrician came for the health check-up. Total 260 underprivileged children got benefited through this health camp.
Sweater Distribution at ANK-SBS Learning Centre
Sweaters are necessary in winter, yet for underprivileged children it is a luxury. ANK being a responsible NGO working for the less privileged understands their predicament hence, on 19th December, we distributed sweaters at our learning centre in Sector-45, Noida. Ms. Louise and Ms. Anna Lena with her daughter, dressed as Santa, came to distribute the sweaters to the beneficiaries. 110 underprivileged children got sweaters during the day. Children were glad and they showed their gratitude after receiving sweaters when winter was at its peak.
School Bags and Stationery Distribution at ANK-Daanish Learning Centre
ANK, the best credible NGO in Delhi-NCR, restlessly work to support underprivileged children in every possible way. As our children come from the underprivileged background, buying school bags and stationery items are troublesome for them since they can hardly afford their meals. Keeping this in mind we arranged School bags and stationery items with the support of Ek Parivar for the children of our ANK-Daanish Bhowapur learning centre. On 23rd December, French volunteers came to distribute it to the 120 beneficiaries coming at our centre and they also spent their time with them. Children were pleased to receive bags and stationeries and they enthusiastically thanked ANK and Ek Parivar.
Christmas Celebration at ANK Learning Centres
Christmas has become one of the most favourite festivals for children and they celebrate it enthusiastically but for the children who belong from underprivileged background, it is their dream to receive gifts and chocolates from Santa. At ANK we are working at the grassroots level and we acknowledge the importance of celebrating such festivals at our centres on a grand scale. We celebrated Christmas across all our learning centres on 24th December with great pomp and show. The centres were adorned with Christmas decoration and our children sang Christmas carols. Secret Santa also came to distribute chocolates to the children. Various games like: musical chair, fishing the toffee and balance race were played by them to celebrate the joyous yuletide!
Mr. Bimal Nayak from Kronos also visited ANK-Kronos Learning Centre Sector-66, Noida to celebrate Christmas with all children. He cut the cake with our children and had a gala time with them.
Birthday Celebration of Underprivileged Children at ANK
ANK, the top ten NGO in Delhi-NCR for underprivileged education understands the importance of making a child emotionally secure. Birthday is the most important day for everyone be it a child or an adult. It plays an important role in a child's mental development, therefore every quarter we collectively celebrate the birthday of beneficiaries falling in that quarter. This month across all our learning centres we celebrated birthdays of the beneficiaries. During the celebration they wore birthday caps and cut the cake. We also arranged gifts for them. Children were glad that they got the chance of celebrating their birthday on such a grand scale and they thanked ANK for the celebration.
French Volunteers Visit at ANK-GlobalLogic Learning Centre Khora
It is necessary for the VT students to get exposure and opportunities in order to improve their communication skills and personality. ANK being one of the best organizations in skill development, arrange volunteers visit and employee engagement activities at our VT centres from time to time to give them the exposure they require. On 23rd December, two volunteers visited our ANK-GlobalLogic Learning centre Khora and they interacted with our VT students. They had a discussion on each other's culture. At ANK we appreciate and welcome volunteers and employees to spend their valuable time with our students.
World Human Rights Day Observation at ANK Learning Centres
ANK NGO is one of the eminent non-profit organisations engaged in providing a better future to the underprivileged. As a reputed NGO, we stay focused to provide best learning experience to the beneficiaries therefore observing national and international days are a must. On 10th December, we observed World Human Rights Day across all our learning centres. During the day educators took an awareness session to make students aware about it and at the end they held a question and answer round.
Indian Navy Day at ANK Learning Centres
Indian Navy Day was observed across all our learning centres. During the day educators took an awareness session and made children aware about the Indian Navy force, their efforts and why we celebrate this day. Children also made drawings and posters on the same topic. At ANK, we observe these days to instil the sense of patriotism in our children.
Special Education Day at ANK
At ANK, we are continually working for the education of underprivileged children. Therefore, on 2nd December 2019, we observed Special Education Day across our learning centres in Delhi-NCR. During the celebration, an awareness session was conducted to make beneficiaries learn about the topic. Ultimately some children shared their thoughts on the same through their drawings.
Letter Writing Day across ANK Learning Centres
Letter writing day was observed at our learning centres on 7th of December. Throughout the day, our educators held a letter writing competition for the beneficiaries and made them aware about "why we observe this day". Children wrote formal and informal letters. ANK as a responsible NGO in the field of education always take one step further in order to enhance learning experience of the underprivileged by observing such important days.
Farmer's Day Observation at ANK
ANK firmly believe that education is the basic component of development and through this component we can make a change in the world. Children are like a blank slate; through quality education we can help them become a better human being. Therefore, on 23rd December, we observed Farmer's Day at our learning centres to make them aware about the role of Farmer's and agriculture in the country. Educators took an awareness session and children made drawings showing their thoughts and views on the same.
English Speaking Session at ANK Learning Centres
ANK as an NGO focused on imparting quality education and to achieve this goal, we conduct regular English classes for our beneficiaries. Apart from taking regular English classes, we also conduct a speaking session on different topics for them to enhance their communication skills. This month on 3rd of December, we conducted this session and taught them rules of Past and Present Tense. They wrote a paragraph on their own. At the end of the session, educators paired them and they conversed with each other in front of everyone. The session seemed to be the fruitful one.
Personal Counselling Session at ANK
ANK acknowledge that our beneficiaries are from different socio-economic backgrounds thus they face different dilemma in their homes and schools every day. Through Personal counselling, we help them to overcome their problems. Every month we conduct this session on different topics. On 5th of December, we conducted this session and educators had a thorough conversation with the students.
ANK is a prominent organization engaged in the overall development of underprivileged child. Physical fitness plays a significant role in the overall development of a child, thus we have adopted yoga in our daily routine for our children. In the morning hours, children perform yoga at our learning centres and every month we teach our beneficiaries one new pose. This month on 6th of December, we taught them Simhasana (Lion Pose) and children performed it with their educators.
Art & Craft Session at ANK Learning Centres
Art and Craft activities are an important part of the Monthly activity plan at ANK. ANK firmly believes that these activities help to grow an artist in a child. Hence every month we held art and craft session at our learning centres in Delhi-NCR on different topics. It has been observed that because of these session children are now more creative and they can make best out of waste. This month on 9th and 17th December art and craft sessions were held across our learning centres. The topic was spray painting and making decorative items for Christmas out of waste. They made beautiful paintings as well as decorative items during the sessions.
Life Skill Sessions at ANK Learning Centres
Underprivileged children need to be imparted with Life Skills Sessions because considering their social background; this aspect is not common in their daily lives. At ANK, we understand this; therefore we conduct life skill sessions on different topics for our underprivileged beneficiaries. Through these sessions, students are introduced to these skills and encouraged to implement them in their everyday life. On 12th December, across all our centres, we organized a session on "Role of Education". Through a session we made them aware about the role education plays in our lives.
Circle Time Activity at ANK Learning Centres
As a top ten NGO in Delhi-NCR, ANK works on the grassroots level. We understand that for a child's overall development alongside education, having fun is also important. Therefore every month we conduct Circle Time for our beneficiaries on different topics. On 18th December, we conducted circle time on "Mono Acting" and students played the game enthusiastically. Every month they eagerly wait for this day.
Puzzle Activity at ANK Learning Centres
Since ANK is working for the betterment of underprivileged children, we recognize that activity based learning is the improvised method of learning. Across our learning centres, teachers use various TLMs and different activities to enhance the learning of our beneficiaries. Puzzle activity is one of the best ways to improve a child's vocabulary hence we conducted this on 20th December at our learning centres. Through puzzle they learnt many fruits name.
At ANK, every month we conduct monthly test across our learning centres in Delhi-NCR. This test helps our educators in determining the educational level of a child. This also helps to plan the syllabus for next month. This month we conducted monthly test on 26th December. It has been observed that children are doing better in tests than before and their educational level has also increased.
Best Performer of the Month
When done right, having a formal and robust student of the month criteria can be a very powerful tool to boost morale, motivate students and promote a culture of public praise, excellence awards and recognition. Therefore at the end of every month we organize this ceremony to give medal to the best performer of the month across all our centres in Delhi-NCR. This month on 27th December, we organized it and gave medal to our best performer students from all centres. ANK as a leading NGO in Delhi-NCR, it is our utmost priority to give best environment to the beneficiaries to flourish.
Parents Teacher Meeting at ANK
Parents Teacher Meeting is an important part of the educational institutions. Every month we conduct this meeting at our learning centres on different topics. On 28th of December, PTM was conducted on "Discussion on habit and manners". Educators and parents had a detailed conversation about their child's habits and manners. As the best non-profit organization, ANK understands the responsibility of a child's overall development.
National Cancer Awareness Day Celebration at ANK Learning Centres
ANK being one of the best NGOs in Delhi-NCR understands the importance of spreading awareness on cancer and its symptoms. Hence we conducted National Cancer Awareness Day at all learning centres of ANK in Delhi-NCR on 7th November 2019. Educators of learning centres took awareness session and conducted poster making session. Our aim to educate our beneficiaries was to generate awareness among them and their families on how to prevent cancer and to look for signs of early symptoms.
Volunteers Visit at ANK Learning Centres in Delhi-NCR
As ANK is working on the grassroots level for underprivileged children and youth, we constantly work to bring some freshness in their daily routine to maintain their interest in classrooms. Volunteer visits bring this freshness in their daily routine hence we always welcome volunteers to spend their time with our underprivileged children. On 19th November 2019, volunteers from Curefit visited our ANK-GlobalLogic Learning Centre, Gurugram. They taught them the basic rules of self-defence and distributed T-shirt to all our underprivileged beneficiaries.
Children's Day Celebration at All ANK Centres in Delhi-NCR
At ANK, we are working for the underprivileged children of our society and to bring smiles on their faces is important for us. Children's Day is special for every child and to show them how much special they are for us we celebrated this day at all our learning centres in Delhi-NCR enthusiastically. We organized different games for them and employees from GlobalLogic came to visit our centre to celebrate this day with underprivileged beneficiaries. They played different games with them distributed chocolates to them. Children reciprocated very well and had fun throughout the celebration.
ANK Youth Club (Debate Session)
At ANK, we are running a youth club for our VT alumni students. Every Saturday we organize a debate session on different topics at ANK-GlobalLogic learning centre Khoda and our former students participate in it. On 23rd of November 2019, we organized a debate session on "Article 370" and students discussed this through their point of view. Through this Youth club, we can also get in touch with our former students and guide them further. ANK being one of the best organizations in Delhi-NCR for skill development programs focus on enhancing the lives of underprivileged youth through these initiatives.
Soft Skills Session at ANK Vocational Training Centres
ANK being among the top ten NGOs in Delhi-NCR understands the responsibilities towards the underprivileged youth. We are running different vocational training courses for them at our centres in Delhi-NCR. We understand that to get them placed it is necessary for them to learn soft skills hence we organize soft skills sessions at our vocational training centres. At our ANK-Tata Power DDL vocational training cum tutorial centre, a team came to provide them training on soft skills on 21st November 2019. The beneficiaries learnt a lot through this session.
Best Student of the Month Award at ANK Learning Centres
Motivation is the key to success. ANK believes that a motivated child can achieve anything in life and with that believe in mind we organize Medal distribution ceremony across all learning centres of ANK in Delhi-NCR once in a month. This month on 29th November 2019, we organized this ceremony and invited our alumni students to present the medal to the best performer of the month from VT and educational batches. ANK is working to provide quality education to the underprivileged hence our sole purpose behind this activity is to keep our beneficiaries and educators motivated for doing their best in classes.
Yoga at ANK Centres
At ANK, we are working for the overall development of underprivileged children therefore we inculcate our underprivileged beneficiaries to perform yoga regularly as it can lead them to a healthy life. Though our beneficiaries along with educators perform yoga daily in the morning hours but every month we teach them one new pose of yoga and its benefits. This month on 13th November 2019, we taught them "Balasana" and they performed it along with previously taught poses.
Sessions on Moral Education at All ANK Learning Centres
As ANK is one of the top ten NGOs in Delhi-NCR, we understand the importance of moral values in underprivileged beneficiaries therefore we instil moral values in them. Our educators take classes of moral education regularly and once in a month we organize a video session on good habits and moral education. On 25th November 2019, we conducted one such session taking "Honesty" as our topic and we showed them some animated videos. Through the videos students learnt the importance of honesty and they also shared their feedback at the end of the video.
World Television Day at ANK Centres in Delhi-NCR
On 21st November 2019, World Television Day was observed at all learning centres of ANK in Delhi-NCR. At ANK, observing international days is an important part of our monthly activity plan as it helps in making our beneficiaries aware about their importance and it improves their overall knowledge thus meeting ANK's goal of providing quality education to them. Educators took awareness session on "why we observe this day".
Monthly Test across All Learning Centres of ANK
At ANK, we conduct monthly tests at all our learning centres to evaluate our beneficiary's performances. Through this test, we can take a glimpse of their learning process and plan accordingly for further classes. This month it was conducted on 19th November 2019. ANK, as the best NGO, is working on the basic level for underprivileged hence we understand the importance of conducting monthly tests in terms of providing quality education.
English Speaking Sessions at ANK Centres
At ANK, we recognize the importance of English in today's world; therefore, we take daily classes of English at all our centres. As a responsible NGO working to provide quality education to underprivileged, we put extra efforts to make them more confident in using the English language hence we conduct English Speaking Sessions once in a month to teach them new topics every month and they practice it with educators. On 22nd November 2019, English Speaking Session was conducted on "Present Tense" topic. Educators taught them some basic rules of Present tense and asked them to form sentences using those rules. Children were very comfortable in forming sentences and it has been observed that they are being more confident than before gradually.
Parents Teacher Meeting at ANK Learning Centres in Delhi-NCR
Parents Teacher Meeting plays an essential role in our educational learning centres as it helps us in understanding the progress of our beneficiaries as well as our grasp in the community as an NGO. We conduct this meeting once a month at all our learning centres in Delhi-NCR. This month it was conducted on 28th November 2019 on the topic "Feedback of Parents for improving our work". During the meeting, parents appreciated our work as they were happy with the performance and behaviour of their wards. Since ANK is working for the betterment of underprivileged beneficiaries, these little appreciations coming from them matters a lot for us.
Government School Visits by ANK Team
Since ANK is one of the best NGOs in Delhi-NCR working to provide quality education to underprivileged children, we have a close relation with Government schools near our learning centres in Delhi-NCR. Our educators and other team members often visit Government schools to check regularity and performances of our remedial children and for the follow-up of our alumni students. On 30th November 2019, they visited the nearby government school and discussed the performance of students with their class teachers. Principal and other teachers from government schools also appreciated work of ANK.
Personal Counselling Sessions at ANK Learning Centres in Delhi-NCR
Since as an NGO, ANK is working on grassroots level, we understand that our beneficiaries come from different background and counselling is necessary for them for their bright future, hence, every month we conduct a Personal Counselling Session at all our learning centres across Delhi-NCR. This month on 8th November 2019, we conducted personal counselling session and discussed about the previous improvements of our beneficiaries.
Circle Time at ANK Centres
At ANK, we understand that having fun is also as important for a child as education, thus, every month we conduct circle time on different topics at all our learning centres in Delhi and NCR. For our beneficiaries "Circle Time is Fun Time" and for us it is an activity which helps in breaking the ice between them. On 6th November 2019, "Musical Chair" was the topic of Circle Time and they played the game enthusiastically.
Puzzle Activity at ANK Learning Centres in Delhi-NCR
ANK being the best credible NGO understands that activity based learning is the improved method of learning and through this method; beneficiaries can understand quickly and will never forget it in a lifetime, thus, we have included Puzzle activity in monthly plan and conduct this to make their vocabulary stronger than before in English and Hindi both. On 18th and 26th November 2019, we conducted this activity at all our learning centres in Delhi-NCR. During the activity students made words using flash cards. They had fun while making words and were enthusiastic.
In-house placement for Vocational Training
Placement Drives were organized for our vocational training students at ANK skill development centres. In this campus placement drive HR team from various companies visited our skill centres as recruiters. 81 students got their first job through this placement drive in different organisations. All the recruiters praised our work as Best NGO working in Delhi NCR on skill development.
Art and craft sessions
At our centres across Delhi NCR, Art and Craft session is a part of our monthly activities because we believe that these sessions can help our students in being more creative in life. This month on 7th of May, Vegetable print was our topic of Art session in which some beautiful and creative designs were made by our students.
Session on women empowerment
On 8th of May 2019, we conducted a session on women empowerment and gender equality at our Project Unnati, Samaypur. Our students of Fashion Designing and beautician training program attended this session very enthusiastically.
Celebration of World Red Cross Day
On 8th of May 2019, World Red Cross Day was celebrated at all ANK learning centres. During the celebration our educators took an awareness session on “why we celebrate this day” and drawing competition was organised for our students on the same topic.
Soft skills session
For vocational training students a training session on Body Language was conducted on 9th of May 2019 at our ANK GurugramLearning centre. The training was provided by Mrs. Ishpreet Kaur and her colleague Sonu Singh.
Celebration of Mothers day
Mothers are the first teacher of our life. She stands with us in every moment. To celebrate such God, we celebrated “Mother's Day” on 13th of May 2019 at our learning centres. During the celebration greeting cards and drawings were made by our students for their beloved mothers.
Awareness session on save the environment
Paper bag is something, on which society is turning to reduce the use of plastic and to save environment. To create more awareness towards this issue we put it as a theme for Craft session which was conducted on 14th of May 2019 at all learning centres of ANK. Paper bags from waste newspapers were made by students in this session.
Personal Counselling is one of the most important activities for us because it helps our educators to understand their students thought process. On 16th of May 2019, Personal counselling was conducted at all learning centres of ANK. In which educators discussed about time table & punctuality with students.
On 17thMay 2019 and 23rd May 2019, Employeesfrom GlobalLogic came to visit our Khoda and Gurugram centres. They distributed stationery and diary along with some refreshments among students. Both, our students and Employees from GlobalLogic had a lot of fun together while interacting to each other as they took a motivational session for our students. ANK provides a very conducive environment for Employee Engagement activities at NGO in Delhi NCR.
Best Student of the month award
We believe that appreciation is the best way to keep someone motivated in achieving their goals. And with that believe in mind, on 25thof May 2019, a get together for best student of the month award for both Fashion Designing and Beauty Culture batches was organised at our women empowerment Project Unnati,SamaypurBadli. During the get together, prizes were distributed to our best performers of the month and refreshments were also given to all of the VT students.
On same day a soft skill session was also organized for our VT students at Ank, khoda centre.
Monthly Test is the best way to keep a track record of our student’s academic performance. Therefore, we have included it in our Monthly Action Plan. On 27th of May 2019, Monthly test was conducted at all learning centres of ANK.
2019 Diary Distribution
On 28th May, we distributed 2019 Diaries among the children at our ANK Bhovapur Learning Center. The diaries were donated to ANK by Livetek.
Parents Teacher Meetings at all ANK Centers
Parents Teacher Meeting is very important for student’s performance in studies. At all learning centres of ANK PTM was conducted on 28th of May 2019. Almost 90% parents were present in this meeting at all our learning centres. In this meeting, “Introduction of ANK” was the topic and our educators gave brief introduction of ANK to parents and made them aware about ANK.
Summer Vacations are going on and this is the time period for students to learn new and creative things as they don’t have burden on them of daily class work or homework. Hence to make this opportunity unforgettable for them we have organized summer camp at all ANK learning centres from 20th of May 2019 to 21st of June 2019. We have also prepared a special curriculum for summer camp. Our thought process behind this was that children can learn new things while having fun.
During the summer camp, different activities were planned for different days such as “making solar system model”, “Awareness on Indian History”, “making dolls with wool” etc.