STORIES OF HUMANITY

Aid Kerala

Medical & Wellness Camps, International Aid & Disaster R
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Lives Impacted: 50,000+

When Kerala witnessed its worst flood in a century, Aster Volunteers answered the distress call.

More than fifty thousand homes had been destroyed, and 300 plus people died.

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Little Lives Matter

Child Health Initiatives
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Lives Impacted: 300+

A surprise that put big smiles on the faces of our little munchkins.

On the 1st of June, in observance of International Children’s Day, all children who visited Aster

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Children’s Day Marathon

Child Health Initiatives
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Lives Impacted: 392

An active childhood can show the direction of your adulthood.

To encourage a healthier lifestyle for our young ones, Aster Volunteers conducted marathons for the children from

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Children’s Day Art Competition

Child Health Initiatives
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Lives Impacted: 246

An event to celebrate and foster creativity in our children.

In observance of Children’s Day, Aster Volunteers conducted an art competition for 246 children from Bachpan

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Aster Homes

Kerala
Lives Impacted: 1000+ people

As the people of Kerala get back on their feet, it’s time to rebuild - starting with their homes. Aster Homes will help rehabilitate or rebuild homes that were wholly or partially affected by the Kerala floods. We need volunteers to help execute this project.

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Playful

Bangalore
Child Health Initiatives

Every day, accidents claim the lives of around 2,000 children worldwide.
In order to educate parents about the seriousness of this issue, Aster CMI Hospital Bangalore is launching a book on child safety, titled "Playful". Written by Chetan Genigeron, the book will educate parents about safety both at home and outside it. And what's more, all the proceeds from the sale of the book will go to the Aster Sick Kids (ASK) Foundation.

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Kolhapur Flood Relief

Kolhapur
Community Development & Support

As the floods affect different regions of Kolhapur, we need volunteers to come forward and extend support. The heavy rains have forced people to evacuate, many homes have also been destroyed. Join us in our movement to provide both medical and non-medical aid to the victims affected by the floods.

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Care for Kerala

Wayanad
Community Development & Support

Torrential rains are taking a heavy toll across western India and Kerala in particular is again paying a heavy price. Wayanad district in Kerala in particular is the state's worst-affected area and is in urgent need of relief supplies. Aster Volunteers is once again rising to the occasion and crossing difficult terrain to bring aid to the victims of the floods.

We need your help to ensure that those Wayanad residents who have had to flee their homes to save their lives can have the basic necessities of food, water, medical supplies and sanitation met.

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Meet Aishwarya Krishna, a student of psychology from Deakins University, Australia. She has volunteered for one event with Aster Volunteers, but was so inspired that she has resolved to keep giving back to the community whenever she can.

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Aishwarya Krishna

Manoj is a Learning & Development executive, who was inspired to take up volunteering by the promise of helping someone out selflessly and because he was curious about seeing life from the perspective of those who need help the most.

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Manoj Kumar Sundaram

Passion is at the heart of volunteering says student volunteer Darshan. It’s not about how you feel, rather about how you make others feel. He is one of our oldest members, offering his time right from when Aster Volunteers was established.

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Darshan Murali

Poornima is a senior executive who has been following the various events conducted by Aster Volunteers closely and hoping that the platform would open up to external volunteers from outside of the Aster organisation.

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Poornima Seetharaman

A fourth year student at Gulf Medical University, Nitha has always wanted to participate in volunteering events to serve the community. The opportunity to help those less fortunate than her has made her less self-centred and more aware of the blessings in her own life.

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Nitha Zulfiquar

Taking inspiration from the courage and dedication of Aster Volunteers, Rana decided to become one herself. She feels blessed for the privilege to help people around her who may be struggling.

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Rana Fanek

A senior software developer working for Nokia Networks in Bangalore, Sagar has wholeheartedly participated in various initiatives with Aster Volunteers. From providing computer and English coaching lessons to underprivileged children to actively volunteering in the Aid Kerala mission, there's no stopping Sagar.

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Sagar

A senior marketing and business development executive by profession, Azza believes in the ancient wisdom of the proverb “A selfless act is an eternal act”. She has been an Aster Volunteer for 1.5 years and is grateful for the opportunity to help many through the platform.

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Azza Al Rubeiay

Azif Abdul Rahman has been volunteering with Aster for over 3 years. An internal audit professional, he made a conscious decision to spend less time on Facebook and YouTube and instead dedicate his free time towards doing good.

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Azif Abdul Rahman

Ebtsam is an insurance clerk who has been volunteering for 1 year with Aster. It has helped her discover the unconditional joy a few small actions from her can bring out in the life of others. To her, this is a feeling beyond happiness.

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Ebtsam Jouma Albuloshi

There is no greater privilege than being able to help someone in need, says Abhijit Gavali. A doctor by profession, he began working at an Aster Adhar Hospital in Kolhapur and has participated in various Aster Volunteers programmes.

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Abhijit Gavali

Manjushree is a clinical counsellor and academic coordinator. When she began getting actively involved with Aster Volunteers activities, she discovered the potential of contributing to her community.

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Manjushree Maheshkumar Pardeshi

Ayesha has been a part of Aster Volunteer initiatives since 2013. She works in an administerial position as a manager and her involvement with Aster Volunteers helps her deal with stress by giving her a sense of fulfilment.

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Ayesha Samir Raut