Maher celebrated its 22nd Anniversary of dedicated service to the poor and destitute on 2nd February 2019. This was possible due to the continuous support of friends like you who recognize the work of Maher. Volunteers from across the world specially made it possible to be with us on this special day and it was a grand celebration indeed. We were happy to have with us the Mayor of Pune Smt. Mukta Tilak who very kindly accepted to be out Chief Guest. Ms. Christine Lendorfer from Austria, Dr.Ulrike Biedendieck , Chairwomen, Indienhilfe e.V Kelkheim, Germany, Ms. Lynda King – Director Knowledge Management, USA, Ms. Nirmal Bhakre – Senior CSR member –Yardi Software Pvt. Ltd, Mr. Aniruddha Gadankush – well known corporate trainer , Ulrike Marling from Germany and Ms. Geetanjali Sen from Pwc Pvt.Ltd., were the guests of honour.
The program began with lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries, followed by the Prayer dance by Maher children, Introduction of the Chief Guest and Guests of honour Release of “Snehavedu” book written in Malayalam by Mr. Vijayan, Manager of our home in Kerala etc.
Recognition of children who have excelled – Gaus Sayyad, Gauri Dhokale & Ravi Wavhale. Awarding the best staff and students, Taekwondo and dance performances by the children from various Maher homes. Following this programme we had a speech by the Chief Guest.
The programme ended with a vote of thanks, followed by a banquet.
We join our hands together in gratitude and thank you for being with us for our 22nd Anniversary celebrations.