Gurgaon (India), January 24: More than 200 families were left homeless after a fire broke out in a slum cluster in Ghasola village in Gurgaon’s sector 49 gutting over 200 shanties last week. In an attempt to rehabilitate the families The Shikhar Dhawan Foundation distributed Disaster Relief Aid in form of Ration & Rehab Kits to 200+ victim families.
The Shikhar Dhawan Foundation is founded with the aim to eradicate social issues like hunger, poverty, education, and many more which form the core of our society. Shikhar Dhawan and his team has taken up this noble initiative with the core idea of giving back to society for immense love and affection he has received from across the country. This enthusiastic non-profit organization aspires to sow the seeds of prosperity and happiness across the globe through collaborative efforts.
Dr. Kanika Dewan, DIRECTOR -Impact and Strategy at the Shikhar Dhawan Foundation, stated, ” The SDF task force were engaged to align, access & distribute the relief in Ghasola Village in this punishing weather. The foundation has a main purpose – to slowly eliminate the social issues and help the people in need. We want to help in our own way and this noble cause helped us kickstart the year 2023 with Disaster Relief Drive. The drive was initiated immediately in response to this fire outbreak. A need assessment was conducted & appropriate materials were procured for immediate rehabilitation of the displaced families. The Foundation is always ready to respond to such emergencies & causes.”
Mr. Amitesh Shah, Group CEO DA-ONE (An initiative of Shikhar Dhawan), stated that, “The Relief in form of Food, Clothes & more depending on the need of the hour have been distributed under numerous initiatives & endeavors by SDF till now. The fire outbreak in slums of Ghasola is a tragedy that no fellow human should suffer from, our aim is not to let anyone sleep hungry in this weather when the temperature is dipping to 2 degrees. We are working together to bring about a change keeping welfare of our country in mind.”
The Ration kits procured comprised of sufficient ration to last all the families for months. We made sure that the affected population get adequate supplies until their shanties are reconstructed & they resume their regular walk of life.
About The Shikhar Dhawan Foundation
The Shikhar Dhawan Foundation is a non-profit organization that strives to address the issue of providing quality education, hunger eradication, job creation, poverty, and eradication of illiteracy among other issues. Since March 2022, the Shikhar Dhawan Foundation has worked towards reaching more individuals & impacting their lives. The Shikhar Dhawan Foundation is continuously leveraging technology to cater to millions of individuals. Shikhar Dhawan Foundation is committed to help the NGOs in the following 3 ways-
1. Capacity Building- To fulfil our vision by focusing on building the capacities of NGOs towards the betterment of the people, and work in support of local development institutions through mutual collaboration.
2. Collaborative Learning- The skills developed during the collaboration will enable the partner organizations to improve their management skills, resources and to provide effective community-based services over a period of time.
3. Community Integration- SDF and the partner NGO’s will utilize their experience in integrating communities in project implementation, participatory approaches, monitoring and evaluation, grant administration strategy and management with a unified aim and ambition of serving the people, reducing inequalities and empowering the marginalized groups. All the NGOs are brought together on a single platform which serves as a network to share and exchange their learning and knowledge.
Our Vision is: Sowing the seeds of prosperity and happiness across the globe through collaborative efforts to serve the community.
Address: Shikhar Dhawan Foundation, Co-Offiz, 8th Floor, Magnum Tower, Golf Course Extension, Sector-58, Gurgaon-122011
Contact: +91 8810245800
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