World Hearing Day is held on 3 March each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. It is the largest global awareness campaign by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Ear and Hearing care that calls for action to address hearing loss. Every year, we organize various programs to create awareness on Ear care and Prevention of hearing loss in order to sensitize different sections of the society especially for young people either in an auditorium or public places across the city.
Anwesha Kolkata was given “Swami Nityananda Memorial Award for Nar Narayan Seva – 2019″ under the institutional category by Ramakrishna Vivekananda Mission, Barrackpore on 15th January 2020. Ms.Snigdha Sarkar, President, Anwesha Kolkata received the prestigious award from Prof.Tathagata Roy, Hon’ble Governor of Meghalaya.
THE STATE LEVEL PARENTS MEET and FAMILY DAY were celebrated together with great fervour by Anwesha Kolkata and Pratidhwani WB in collaboration with AYJNISHD- ERC on 14th December, Saturday, 2019 at Bishop’s College, Beck Bagan Kolkata. Around 400 people including deaf children, young adults, their parents and families from different districts of West Bengal actively participated in the event along with guests
Anwesha Kolkata represents GPODHH ( Global Coalition of Parents of Children who are Deaf or HOH in 1st Assembly of World Hearing Forum, WHO on Dec 4 & 5 2019 at Geneva. WHO is taking initiatives to promote advocacy through the Forum along with the technical work that they do.
15th Foundation Day of Anwesha Kolkata was celebrated on 28th November 2019 with great enthusiasm by our children, their parents, teachers, well wishers and friends.
Dr. Narveswar Sinha, ENT Specialist, United Kingdom visited Anwesha Kolkata on 19th November 2019. He interacted with children, parents, special educators and the core team members.
The Telegraph Awards for Excellence was held at Nazrul Mancha, Kolkata by The Telegraph on 7th September 2019. We are happy to share that Anwesha Kolkata has received “The Telegraph Education Foundation” Certification of Honour For “Touching Lives”!
Free ENT Check up & Audiological assessment camp was organized for children of Anwesha Kolkata by Genesis Hospital in collaboration with Genesis Educational & Charitable Trust (GECT) on 31st August & 1st September 2019.
Five children of Anwesha Kolkata received hearing aids from Hearing Solutions Pvt. Ltd at Hotel Hindusthan International on 27th August 2019.