On the 16th of June, in a short meet along with blind students and student coordinators, the Teacher Coordinator of Saathi, Dr. Santosh Dhotre sir announced new coordinators for the academic year 2021-22. The programme began at 5 p.m. with Dhiraj welcoming everyone and giving a brief overview of the year. The student coordinators Bhakti… Continue reading 14. Saathi/SOEC Valedictorian
With the end of Day 1, and spirits pumped, came Day 2. The second day of the Saathi Trivia Weekend was one to be filled with nervousness, competitiveness, and anticipation. Anticipation for the fun, the games, the interaction, and the much-awaited prize distribution. The four teams Jagat Bhari, Nusta Rada, Bass Ka Bhava, and Vishay… Continue reading Saathi Trivia Weekend #Finale
For Team Jagatbhari, a WhatsApp group was created by the leaders Ishika, Sanika, Parikshit, and Aditi, encouraging participants to interact and enjoy. The group was named Jagatbhari, which conveyed our genuine, downright feelings. Four subteams were formed - Online Chichore, Golmaal Crew, Hera Pheri, and Dostana Express, and one of these teams would represent Team… Continue reading Saathi Trivia Weekend : Team-3 #Jagatbhari
Team Vishay Hard was the fourth team in Saathi Trivia Weekend whose interaction was scheduled on May 1, 2021, at 6:30 PM. Because there were students from the first year who still hadn’t visited the college, a short video was played for them in the beginning. This video had memories from last year’s events conducted… Continue reading Saathi Trivia Weekend : Team-4 #VishayHard
On the occasion of Maharashtra Day, Team #BasssKaBhava had a traditional dress as its theme. At 4.00 p.m., everyone joined the session dressed in Maharashtrian attire. The program opened with a round of introduction called ‘Main Hero Apni Movie Ka’. Each person had to introduce themselves in the light of their favorite movie character, or… Continue reading Saathi Trivia Weekend : Team-2 #BassKaBhava
All the covid-19 news, work, and no play make Jack and Jill dull, sad people. That’s exactly how everyone felt staring at their screens with hours of online lectures, assignments and receiving no good news whenever students checked their phones. Saathi Trivia weekend was like a breath of fresh air filled with positivity and fun… Continue reading Saathi Trivia Weekend : Team-1 #NustaRada
“A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.” - James Keller Sharing your knowledge does not mean less for you but more for others. That was precisely the case in Saathi’s upcoming initiative. *March 2020* A: “These exams are making me go crazy. So stressful.” B: “Don’t worry re, it’ll be over soon. The last… Continue reading 11. Virtual Study Circle
Today’s world may be empathetic towards differently abled people, but it definitely undermines their talents and ability to achieve something equal or even greater than themselves. Many have proven this misconception wrong and shown the world a glimpse of the potential and caliber that lies in specially abled people. Hence, to motivate and guide all… Continue reading 10. Lakshya Webinar-II
The world has a big misconception that a person with a disability cannot excel in life, that he does not have it in him to achieve his dreams. And society has made disabled students believe they should settle for less than they want and deserve. But some people went beyond society’s norms and achieved what… Continue reading 9. Lakshya Webinar-I
*Ding* 25 November 2020 6:34 pm Saathi Volunteers, WhatsApp “Saathi Enabling Centre, Fergusson College, Pune, Presents… MY ENGLISH BUDDY: An activity aimed at improving English speaking skills of blind students through student-volunteer interactions.” And the journey begins… English has become a part and parcel of this modern and ever-evolving world. An integral part and almost… Continue reading 8. My English Buddy
Sometime during mid-March, the Pandemic hit the world, and students of all the colleges faced major problems adapting to the new online method of learning and appearing for exams from home. For the blind students, the challenges were a level harder, but a team of Saathi volunteers was set up to assist the blind students… Continue reading 7. Admission and Scholarship Forms
Even when the entire world had come to a standstill, Saathi Enabling Centre was more active than ever to help those with a disability to prepare for their competitive exams. Some visually impaired students needed help to study and prepare for their exams when Saathi volunteers rushed to their aid. Because it was threatening for… Continue reading 6. Study Sessions for CA Aspirants
Saathi Volunteers helped visually impaired aspirants prepare for Civil Services Examination by recording a huge amount of study material for them and conducting study sessions, solving mock tests, holding discussions on important topics with them, consistently, throughout a time span of seven months, starting from May 2020 to November 2020. During the infamous months of… Continue reading 5. Study Sessions for UPSC
An interactive session with Mr. Uday Mehta Sir was organized by Saathi Enabling Center in collaboration with Ankur Vidya Mandir of Social Outreach and Enabling Center, on 19th November, 2020. The session was conducted on MS Teams and began sharp at 3:00 PM. In the session, Mehta Sir started by introducing himself. Mehta Sir is… Continue reading 4. An Interaction with Uday Mehta Sir
Saathi organized ‘Love at NO Sight’ - an interactive session on what's love for blind people, on 12th November 2020, through an online meet on Microsoft Teams in the presence of Mr. Sandeep Kumar Trivedi and Mrs. Vandana Trivedi, a couple who conducts matrimonial meets for blind individuals.The session began at 5.00 p.m. with the… Continue reading 3. Love at NO Sight.
After the initial interaction with the First Year blind students, it was time to have an orientation for all the volunteers who were eagerly waiting to know what Saathi was, how it works, and the treasure of fun that lies within the four walls of A3. Registration forms were already sent across the First-Year students… Continue reading 2. Saathi Orientation 20-21.
FIRST INTERACTION WITH NEW STUDENTS Saathi’s first group interaction with new First year blind students was held online.on 25th September 2020. It was a welcoming session for them, held in the presence of the coordinators, senior blind students and a few volunteers. Being new to Fergusson College and Saathi, the students were curious about their… Continue reading 1. First Interaction with New Saathi Students.
🔲On Drive :: 1) History | SEM - 1 1) Landmarks in World History Compiled under Fergusson College Syllabus for Semester I Recorded by SAATHI Volunteers 2) Political Science 1) Political Theory - An Introduction by Ashok Acharya, Rajeev Bhargava Recorded by SAATHI Volunteers 2) A History of Political By George H Sabine Recorded by… Continue reading Audio Notes of Fergusson College, Pune