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UNMISH holds 8th edition of Pooram’23

Kolkata-based non-profit organization  UNMISH  took a huge step towards improving the lives of specially-abled children and young adults thr...

Kolkata-based non-profit organization UNMISH took a huge step towards improving the lives of specially-abled children and young adults through a spectacular initiative in its 8th edition of Poornam, this year, with the special goal of empowering children.

Renowned actors, like Prosenjit Chatterjee and other notable personalities from different walks of life, were present Singhi Palace on May 14 to encourage and support the young participants, which boosted their morale and helped them feel appreciated and also raised awareness about the cause the organization is working towards.

The event was a resounding success and had the support of the wider community.  U.S. Consul General, Kolkata (India) Melinda Pavek who was also present to encourage the children said, "It's great to see such kind of interesting games and these games are helping children be physically active and developing themselves. I am thrilled to be here and the initiative that has taken UNMISH."

Various activities and sessions were a part of the event and the special ones were able to explore themselves through various activities such as learning curve - therapeutic fun games, talent shows, sensorial sessions, dance, singing, and playing various instruments. An art exhibition was also created by their vocational unit, UDAAN, as part of the programme. With various items on sale like wall hangings, key chains, envelopes, gift tags, bookmarks coin pouches etc,

The numerous stalls which came up with fun and interactive activities for the little visitors included flag tag, balance your step, blind find, knock it down, shoot your shot, complete the animal and a photography contest, A sensory room too was set up for the kids to be more aware of their senses.

UNMISH's Founder and Director, Nita Diwan said, "Every imperfection is a perfection. We should look beyond disabilities and focus on an individual's strengths and potential. We have been conducting this unique event for the last seven years and the objective of this initiative is to make the special children realise their own potential and felt valued and appreciated by the outside world.”

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