Umang Foundation

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Foundation.
Non-governmental organization
Founded 2008
Founder
  • Ashish Goyal
  • Akshay Shah
  • Deena Sawlani
Area served
India
Key people
Ashish Goyal
Website www.umangfoundation.org

Umang Foundation is a registered Public Charitable Trust in India, it consists of more than 450+ dynamic professionals spanning across various sectors which also includes doctors, elite senior citizens, students, house wives who are enthusiastic to work for uplifting the society. To achieve this goal Team Umang have organized many philanthropic events and activities including distribution of stationery kits, clothes to villagers,[1] Blood Donation drives, celebration of festivals with people in old age home,[2] celebration of special days with children and children suffering from cancer.[3][4]

Oldage Home
Oldage Home

Umang Foundation has a strong focus on providing education material to underprivileged children. Team Umang has provided educational material to these children starting from Kindergarten to the high school and have provided educational material to 9200+ less fortunate children since its inception. Umang Foundation has found a place in the Limca Book of Records for distributing study material among 9125 underprivileged students from 35 schools.[5]

Apart from education, a complete creative growth is facilitated by the foundation through clay modeling workshops, Warli painting, paper collage and paper-bag making workshops for orphans, magic shows and dance competitions.

Till date, Umang Foundation does not have any employees and working on the basis of Volunteers efforts.

History[edit]

It was started by three IT Professionals Ashish Goyal, Akshay Shah and Deena Sawlani, in July 2008 in Mumbai, who believe "there’s more to life" beyond office and home.[6]

Mission, Vision and Objectives[edit]

Umang Foundation focuses on the upliftment of society in every possible way,it has evolved to prove time and again that it dares to make a difference to the society with its niche commitment, dedication and above all it keep faith in its team. It has quite a few varied activities under its umbrella for achieving its goal but its primary focus has never shifted from activities related to education.

Umang’s work areas[edit]

Umang Foundation is basically involved in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane. It has also spread its wings to the Northern part of Gujarat in places like Anklehwar and Pune. Since Umang Foundation has a strong focus in helping the underprivileged children and also providing clothes to needy people, it is growing in remote areas.

Activities during July 2008 – August 2013[edit]

Umang organized 407 activities during period July 2008 – August 2013.

Promote Education
Promote Education

Promote Education (supported 35,200+ students) [Entered in Limca Book of Records for this project – edition 2013]

  1. Distribution of stationery kits - ~550 students [2008]
  2. Distribution of stationery kits - ~1200 students [2009]
  3. Distribution of stationery kits - ~2050 students [2010]
  4. Distribution of stationery kits - ~5500 students [2011]
  5. Distribution of stationery kits - ~11700 students [2012]
  6. Distribution of stationery kits - ~14,200 students [2013]
Recreational & Fun Programs
  1. Four Magic Shows for children
  2. Republic Day Celebration [2009 & 2010]
  3. Children’s Day celebration [2008 - 2013]
  4. New Year Celebration among 32 girl child [2010]
  5. Celebrated World Literacy Day
  6. Many Dance Competition
  7. Fancy Dress Competition
  8. Open Bus Ride with street children at Haji Ali
Blood Donation Camps [2008 onwards]

Organized 205 Blood Donation Camps. 16,494 Blood Bottles given to Blood Banks. Provided Blood and Blood Donors to hundreds of patients admitted in Hospitals.

  1. Critical patients in ICU
  2. Thalassemia patients
  3. Leukemia patients
Support Cancer patients
  1. Musical Concert for Cancer Patients
  2. Three Warli Painting workshops for Pediatric Cancer Patients
  3. Mumbai Darshan Trip for 100 childrenx (2010-2011)

Creative Hands - Art Workshops for Children

  1. Creative Hands - Drawing competition among 15,000 school students
  2. Warli Painting workshop for orphans
  3. Clay Modeling workshop for orphans and school childrenf.
  4. Paper collage workshop for orphansg.
  5. Paper bag making workshop for orphans

13 Medical Health Check Up Camps [June 2009 onwards]

  1. 4600+ slum residents, tribal villagers, less privileged school students and old age home residents have been examined

Tree Plantation

  1. Planted200 saplings in a school premises

Donate Eyes – Pledge Today

  1. 7 EyeDonation Campaigns 265+ individuals have pledge their eyes

Wellness Awareness

  1. 800+employees attended 11 e-strain seminars & ergonomics workshop
  2. 1200 employees have been evaluated for e-strain scorecard

Fourteen Old Age Home Visits

  1. Five Diwali Celebration [2008 - 2012]
  2. Holi Celebration [2008 - 2013]
  3. Various Musical Evening
  4. Republic Day celebration with Food Distribution
  5. Medical Checkup camp and many more

Corporate CSR Activities [2008 onwards]

  1. Activities with 100+ organizations
  2. CSR Weeks for Corporate
  3. Employee Volunteering events
  4. 202 Blood Donation Camps
  5. Fund Raising events
  6. 10 Wellness Seminar & Workshop

Clothes Collection, Segregation and Distribution Drive

  1. 95 Books & Clothes Collection Drive in corporates
  2. 8 Clothes collection drive in Colleges
  3. 20 Clothes Collection Centers in Mumbai – [ Aug - Sep 2010 ]
  4. Distribution of floaters & school bags in Vikramgarh Village among 180 children [August 2008]
  5. 26 Distribution of Clothes in Tribal Village [covering 38 wadis and 12,000 tribal people]

Social Awareness

  1. Street Plays
  2. 2 Seminar for 130 Kids [How to prevent from Fire Hazards]

Gurukul (Class Room Teaching,Computer Education)

  1. Regular English and Mathematics Classes (every Saturday 2 Hours)
  2. Distributed 32 Computers in 10 schools
  3. Collecting 500 computers for 100 schools

SCMM - Mumbai Marathon 2011, 2012 & 2013

Honours and Awards[edit]

Limca Book of Records – 2013 edition.[7]

Third Highest Blood Camps organizer in Year 2011 for Sir J J Mahanagar Raktpedhi Metropolitan Blood Bank Run by State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC) – Maharashatra, INDIA

References[edit]

Umang Foundation's Facebook profile : https://www.facebook.com/groups/umangfoundation/

Umang Foundation LinkedIn Profile : http://www.linkedin.com/company/umang-foundation?trk=tabs_biz_home

Umang Foundation's Official Blog : http://www.umang-foundation.blogspot.in/

http://www.mumbaipluses.com/DombivaliKalyanplus/index.aspx?page=article&sectid=6&contentid=2008083120080901151750609aba72996&sectxslt=&comments=true

The Hindu - NGX - August 2008 : http://www.go-nxg.com/?p=2017

http://indipepal.com/ngo/profile/Clothes_Drive

Jagran CityPlus – Thane edition : http://cityplus.jagran.com/city-buzz/umang-foundation-finds-place-in-limca-book-of-records_1341048335_1311070156.html

Jagran CityPlus – Thane edition (2 June 2012) : http://cityplus.jagran.com/city-buzz/promote-education-with-a-rupee_1338634442.html

Jagran CityPlus – Thane edition (2012-04-28) : http://cityplus.jagran.com/city-news/umang-donates-computers-to-schools_1335615864.html

Jagran CityPlus – Kandivali edition (31 Oct 2011) : http://cityplus.jagran.com/city-buzz/old-age-home-celebrates-diwali-with-umang_1320058337.html

Jagran CityPlus – Thane edition (2012-03-31) : http://cityplus.jagran.com/city-news/each-one-teach-one_1333191905.html

MoneyLife Magazine (28-07-2011) : http://www.moneylife.in/article/a-joy-forever/18321.html

On Central Bank website 1. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Umang0001.PDF

On Central Bank website 2. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Umang0002.PDF

On Central Bank website 3. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Umang0003.PDF

On Central Bank website 4. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Cent%20Sanskruti0001.PDF

On Central Bank website 5. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Cent%20Sanskruti0002.PDF

On Central Bank website 6. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Cent%20Sanskruti0003.PDF

On Central Bank website 7. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Cent%20Sanskruti0004.PDF

On Central Bank website 8. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Cent%20Sanskruti0005.PDF

On Central Bank website 9. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Cent%20Sanskruti0006.PDF

On Central Bank website 10. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Cent%20Sanskruti0007.PDF

On Central Bank website 11. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Motivate%20Cancer%20Patients0004.PDF

On Central Bank website 12. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Motivate%20Cancer%20Patients0001.PDF

On Central Bank website 13. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Motivate%20Cancer%20Patients0002.PDF

On Central Bank website 14. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Motivate%20Cancer%20Patients0003.PDF

On Central Bank website 15. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Motivate%20Cancer%20Patients0005.PDF

On Central Bank website 16. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Motivate%20Cancer%20Patients0006.PDF

On Central Bank website 17. http://www.centralbankofindia.co.in/upload/Motivate%20Cancer%20Patients0007.PDF

DNA (01-August-2008): http://www.dnaindia.com/report.asp?newsid=1181044

DNA (23-3-2012): http://dnasyndication.com/showarticle.aspx?nid=DNMUM239855

DNA (15-1-2012): http://dnasyndication.com/showarticle.aspx?nid=DNMUM198222

DNA (06-02-2010): http://dnasyndication.com/showarticle.aspx?nid=DNMUM162049

DNA (24-12-2011): http://dnasyndication.com/dna/article/DNMUM231574

DNA (10-07-2011): http://dnasyndication.com/dna/article/DNMUM215932

DNA (10-07-2011): http://dnasyndication.com/dna/dna_english_news_and_features/NGO-distributes-school-kits/DNMUM215932

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High Beam Research - (24-12-2011): http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-2547708801.html

High Beam Research - (15-01-2012): http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-2561008191.html

Samhita Profile of Umang Foundation : http://www.samhita.org/ngos/umang-foundation

Times of India (9 July 2011) : http://www.mumbaimirror.com/printarticle.aspx?page=comments&action=add&sectid=35&contentid=20110709201107081329175371af78e45&subsite=

Times of India (9 October 2010) : http://www.mumbaimirror.com/index.aspx?Page=article&sectname=CITY+-+Briefs&sectid=35&contentid=201010092010100816144519760ee4a89

Times of India (10 July 2010 – 1) : http://www.mumbaimirror.com/printarticle.aspx?page=comments&action=add&sectid=35&contentid=2010071020100713145056850284b7a33&subsite=

Times of India (30 October 2010) : http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/35/2010103020101029164240571c99ff4b0/Spreading-Umang.html

Times of India (14 August 2010 - 1) : http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/35/20100814201008131329171248f49298e/Donate-old-clothes-toys-books.html

Times of India (14 August 2010 - 2) : http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/35/201008142010081215284131927303b30/CG-update.html

Times of India (10 July 2010 - 2) : http://mumbaimirror.com/article/35/2010071020100713145056850284b7a33/Students-back-to-school-with-Umang.html

Times of India (15 January 2011) : http://m.mumbaimirror.com/index.aspx?Page=article&sectname=CITY%20-%20Briefs&sectid=35&contentid=2011011520110113153726760e645a0da

Times of India (5 June 2010) : http://m.mumbaimirror.com/index.aspx?Page=article&sectname=CITY%20-%20Briefs&sectid=35&contentid=201006052010060313132133584e2f1c3

Mumbai Action (14-Oct-2010) : http://www.mumbaiaction.org/2010/10/14/clothes-for-smiles/

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