To celebrate International human rights day MDA Foundation organized a zoom webinar on 12th Dec 2020. The theme was based on UN Theme 2020: Recover Better – Stand Up for Human Rights.
This day is observed to promote equality, peace, justice, freedom and the protection of human dignity. Every individual is entitled to rights irrespective of race, colour, religion, sex, language, or social status.
Addressing this webinar Dr Adv S P Ashok, Chairman and Director, MDA Foundation said that so many laws and lack of awareness about them and inadequacies of the legal system and insufficient support from the legal services authorities need to be focused on to ensure the protection of human rights in the country. There was a panel of 6 members to discuss the legal system of our nation.
Mda Foundation had a meeting on 21st Jan 2021 with the Vice-Chancellor of Sido Kanhu Murmu University of Dumka, Jharkhand and their team.
We had arranged free distributions of books in the area of Khar West, Mumbai to the deserving poor and meritorious students free of cost as in recent times many children have shown the urge to learn, to be educated and started attending schools. Despite being able to attend school these children are unable to afford academic books due to high prices of the books.
The scheme of Free Distribution of Books focuses our aim, to distribute as many books as we can, which includes notebooks, text books, novels, story books, workbooks, any other knowledgeable books alongwith the study materials. The deep seated urge to inculcate the reading habit among all the people irrespective of class, caste and economic status, gave birth to this unique scheme of collecting books from people who no longer need them and distributing them to readers who might otherwise hesitate to buy new books.
This is a win-win situation as both the donor as well as the beneficiary are happy. The donor experiences a sense of fulfilment with the knowledge that the books that were once lying idle at home are now enjoying a fresh lease of life and the receiver is happy to get books for free. We owe our success to the great support of the press and media and to the large number of people eagerly turned up to receive the books that they wished to read.