Bandi Parmeshwariji Charitable Trust appeals for donation of books, newspapers, toys
The Bandi Parmeshwariji Trust in Bihar’s Nalanda district has appealed to citizens to donate books, newspapers, toys, clothes for the needy.
The Trust is coming up with several public welfare projects such as a library, distribution of food items, setting up a sanitary pad manufacturing unit. For the same, the Trust has urged the people to extend donations.
The Trust has been created and settled for the uplift of Murgawan village, Nalanda, Bihar. Its primary focus is on education, skill development initiatives towards entrepreneurship and poverty alleviation, dealing with impoverishment and malnutrition, hygiene and health with emphasis on women and children.
The Trust press release listed the projects underway:
- Setting up a library-reading room at the village community centre for children, youth and the elderly. It needs comics, fables, pictorials and workbooks in Hindi and English for children; newspapers and magazines for the elderly and examination and personality development related books and journals for youth.
- A free coffee/tea dispenser and RO water dispenser is also being provisioned to draw in people and re-introduce them to reading, interacting and socialising and thereby break the social, gender and caste divide.
- Combating malnutrition by providing a food supplement which is a mixture of chana, wheat, groundnut, sesame and jaggery. People are being sensitised to prepare it at home. It is proposed to start production and packaging in sachets for single use through a semi-automatic unit to be managed by women.
- Enabling women to set up a production unit for manufacture and distribution of sanitary pads and providing electrical or solar powered mini-incinerator for their disposal.
Among the items sought for are Tales of Panchatantra in Hindi and English, Chandamama, Phantom, Tarzan, Mandrake, Chacha Chaudhary, Champak, Tinkle etc would draw in the children; newspapers and magazines like Times of India, Hindustan Times, Jagran, Dainik Bhaskar, Aaj, India Today, Outlook etc in Hindi and English would cater to the young and elderly. Magazines like Competition Success Review, Manorama Year Book, Rapidex, English Speaking, Motivational Books etc would enable students to gain knowledge and acquire skills.
Old and discarded but still usable hardware like i-Pads, Tablets, Note-Books, Desktops, Laptops etc are welcome. Toys of all kinds in working condition are also welcome. Similarly, old/new comics, story books, subscriptions of newspapers and magazines are solicited.
HUDCO, which built the community hall long back, has undertaken to renovate and refurbish it at its own cost, saving the Trust substantial amounts in civil works.
Donors should donate the items by direct delivery to the Trust which has its office and area of operation at the village community hall. Subscriptions may be made in the name of the Trust and the items may be couriered to:
Ramesh Kumar, Office Incharge, Bandi Parmeshwariji Charitable Trust, Village and Post-Murgawan, Block-Ben, District-Nalanda, Bihar-803114, India. Mobile : +91-8409861762
Binod Narayan Singh is the Secretary of the Trust and he can be reached at +91-9431646032.
Please spread the word in your circles so that more people can donate.