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2011. A Pictorial Report. Annual Dress and Warm Clothes Distribution Drive In The Remote Villages of West Bengal. For a Better Tomorrow. An Initiative By Tapassya (www.tapassya.org) – an NGO, ideated and nurtured by IT Professionals of Kolkata, along with active support from all of you.

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2011

A Pictorial Report

Annual Dress and Warm Clothes

Distribution Drive In

The Remote Villages of West Bengal

For a Better Tomorrow

An Initiative By Tapassya (www.tapassya.org) – an NGO, ideated and nurtured by IT Professionals of Kolkata, along with active support from all of you


Culmination of efforts from a dedicated team of Tapassya

over a period of two months

Along with the support from organizations like

Capgemini, Cognizant, Ericsson, IBM, Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd, TCS, Tech Mahindra

and support from…….

…….. All Of You


Trip to the villages of Sundarbans

Date : 5-6 November, 2011

Villages : Around Satjelia, one of the worst affected areas by Aila (Parasmani Purba

Para, Satjelia Bidhan Colony, Chargheri, Subhas Colony)

Distributed : 360 new blankets,260 new sarees along with old clothes

Families served : 380


After collecting the old clothes, Tapassya spent around Rs 2.5 lacs in purchasing new blankets, sarees and transporation to remote villages. Nearly a thousand poor families served.

The Steps in between

  • Collection of old garments from different organizations

  • Carrying out survey in remote villages of Sundarbans and Purulia

  • Sorting of garments into different categories – age, sex, size

  • Manufacturing of cloth bags to distribute materials

  • Putting the old clothes for all members of a family into a bag as per survey report

  • Labeling each bag with name of village, family member and sequence number

  • Putting individual bags into big sacks and labeling them for individual villages

  • Purchase of 1010 blankets and 860 sarees.38 blankets donated by a well-wisher.

  • Loading of Truck

and starting off for the destinations …..


On our way to Sundarbans in the truck

Then Boat Journey

– Our volunteers from different IT organizations


Anchoring in a village to distribute


The Queue Begins


The Queue Grows


Back to those days on the other side of Water


Distribution in Progress


Trip to the villages of Purulia

Date : 12-13 November, 2011

Villages : Ponra (Bagmundi), Ramdih, Chargali, Golamara and Para

Distributed : 688 new blankets and 600 new sarees along with old clothes

Families served : 516 (Ponra-104, Ramdih & Chargali – 217, Para-128, Golamara – 67)

Yet to distribute : Another 300 families in Ajodhya hills by partner NGO, Kalyan. Ajodhya hills and surrounding areas are homes of very poor people, but politically

disturbed. Kalyan has volunteers in those areas, who will complete

the distribution on behalf of Tapassya.


Finally our first destination after travelling all through the night


In Ponra Village near Bagmundi Hills


A blanket, a saree and a bag of old clothes per family


Record keeping with thumb impression


Our Volunteer-In-Charge – who led a team of students to sort the clothes

You take this, I take that

Arrangements in Progress – Distribution to start in Ramdih

The Bag is also Blue


Let the giver bow down and give. Let the taker stand up and take…Sw. Vivekananda


Our student volunteers, who worked tirelessly over last few weeks


A Blanket for all to fight the chilling cold


The SMILES - Our Biggest Rewards


Our Encouragement


We will have to wait

for another year

to see this smile


Thanks for giving us the opportunity to stand beside you


We will certainly stand up and walk up the road together


The JOY of Giving. To experience it, be a part of our next drive


A lot of Planning and Working over the Weekends and Nights


At Nanritam’s campus in Para block,

distribution going on even in the dark


Wrapping up for the day


On Our Way Back


Thank You for All your Support

We wish to serve 5000 families in 2012


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