Joyfest

Joyfest

Joy of Giving Week
The Joy of Giving Week(JGW),was celebrated from Oct 2-8 , 2015 as a national movement,aimed to engage at least two crore Indians in different”acts of giving”- money,time,resources and skills-spanning the corporate, NGO and government sectors,schools,colleges and the general public.As a part of XLRI’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations,XLRI anchored and facilitated the JGW for the city of Jamshedpur as “Jamshedpur JoyFest”.During the week,the XLRI students engaged in a variety of acts of volunteerism and giving.They celebrated and visited “Nirmal Hrudaya” where they distributed sweets,played music,danced and took their blessings,spent their Dussehra with the Specially Enabled at Cheshire Home;celebrated ‘The Day of the Girl Child’ by organizing a fun-day for girl children from an orphanage;felicitated the staff by celebrating the ‘XL Labour Day’ and serving them a lunch, organizing Health Camps in slums and villages for the poor, etc. Sigma, with the help of DRACULA (dramatics team of XLRI) staged street plays around Jamshedpur during the week to promote the initiative.

The day arrived and Team SIGMA was ready to celebrate the Joy Fest in and outside the prestigious college of XLRI in Jamshedpur. The day started with visit to Nirmal Hriday, a home for elderly and left behind. 10 students from the campus visited the old age home and spent time with them, laughing and sharing their emptions. Then they visited the ‘Shishu Hriday’ where unfortunate orphan babies are growing in the care of missionary sisters.

In the afternoon the mess workers of XLRI were served lunch with a sense of gratitude and a token of love from the students. It was a fulfilling scene as the heroes who serve others were being served.

Finally evening was the time of some competitive fun when mess workers engaged with the students in football ground. They showed wonderful skills, dribbling the ball towards their success. At the end of the day it was the humanity who was winner with these small gestures of selfless giving by students.

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