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Swetha Mary Saji - Nominee - Social Volunteer Awards 2021

I am Swetha Mary Saji working as a Volunteer in many organizations. I worked as a Volunteer, Team Leader, Executive Committee Member, Teacher, COVID-19 Vaccination duty, COVID-19 data entry operations in various locations, Railway evacuation project, COVID-19 Control Room duty under DDMA. My greatest achievement is my self development. I was able to bring smiles to different persons.


VOLUNTEERING FOR ME

Volunteering is something which helps me to relax my mind. I love helping others. The smile ok others face is my greatest inspiration. For me volunteering is an act of spreading happiness.


VOLUNTEERING STORY

I have been volunteering for the past 3 years. The smile on others face is my inspiration to volunteer. I love volunteering.


VOLUNTEERING JOURNEY

My first volunteering experience was during 2018 Flood. I have been an active volunteer under the Thiruvananthapuram district administration. I was an active volunteer in Mahanvami Mission 2019. I was the team leader of Attukal Pongala Mission 2020 under DDMA TVM. Then I worked as a volunteer in Trivandrum Domestic Airport for the COVID duty 2020 under DMO. Then I worked as a volunteer in vaccination duty at mega vaccination drive at Jimmy George Indoor Stadium, Trivandrum. Then I worked in DPMSU TVM COVID control Room. It was a wonderful experience for me.


PROJECT

2018 flood relief works


ORGANISATION

Thiruvananthapuram District Administration


MISSION & VISSION

It was a flood relief work. I worked as a volunteer in the collection location, Cotton hill School, TVM. We packed all the food materials, dresses, water etc, and we loaded it in the lorry and sent it to the people in various locations around Kerala


PROJECT DESCRIPTION

It was a flood relief operation work during the Kerala Floods 2018. We packed the food, dress, water etc in separate boxes and sealed it. We packed the dress for males and females separately and loaded it in the lorries. These boxes were sent to the different relief camps around Kerala. I worked in the Collection centre operating at Cotton Hill School, TVM and around 2000-3000 volunteers were engaged in this duty. I was able to make a lot of friends from this duty. Extremely happy to be a part of the team.


LENGTH OF SERVICE

17.08.2019-20.08.2019

50-60 hours


ROLE IN PROJECT

I worked as a Volunteer. My duty was to segregate the products and to pack it and to load it in the lorries. I worked for around 50-60 hours in the camp for a duration of 4 days. My family was against my act of volunteering in these collection centres, but later they accepted me. This operation helped in my self development, and I was able to communicate to a lot of people of different age groups and now also I am able to maintain the friendship with them. I am good at packing the materials, and I was able to do that in a good manner.


IMPACT OF PROJECT

I was able to help a lot of people around Kerala. I am happy to be a part of the team. It was a team work. This project helped me to develop a lot of skills which helped me in the future projects.


SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

  • GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

  • GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

  • GOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal


ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Selected as the Executive committee member of various organization

  • Team leader under various projects

  • coordinator of various events in different organizations.


FUTURE PLANS

I am planning to continue volunteering in various fields even after my studies. I will continue this until my death. I am happy to be a part of the organization. I have heard of the Gulmohar Foundation from various people and are looking forward to being a part of it. Gulmohar foundation is a good organization which helps in the self development and personal skill's development of the youth.


REFERENCE: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=1ubEYW-sej8fAR9Crqe7CSignjZau25B9



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