Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Drawing Competition - 2019 Saraswati Puja

February 10th, 2019

Trishul NGO children participated in Sit and Draw Competition hosted on Occasion of Saraswati Puja at Manish Nagar, 4 Bunglows by Durga Puja Committee.

23 Children from Trishul NGO participated in the competition.

Children were awarded Certificates and also distributed gift by organizers.

Trishul NGO also gifted art kit to children (Drawing Pencils; Erasers; Sketch-pens; Crayons set to all participants from TLC). 

Distribution of Gifts 

Craft Session - Head Band

Date: March 26, 2019.

Making head band with an animal head cutouts using chart paper

What are the Benefits of Arts and Crafts for Kids
  • Develop fine Motor skills: Most arts and craftprojects involve moving the hands and fingers. ...
  • Increases Dexterity: ...
  • Improves Hand-Eye Coordination: ...
  • Boost Self Esteem: ...
  • Encourages Self Expression: ...
  • Helps in Socializing: ...
  • Promotes innovation and creativity: ...
  • Enhances decision-making skills

Washbasin at TrishulNGO

Date: March 23, 2019

Trishul Learning Centre - (TLC). Installed new washbasin at the Center. 

Regular hand wash goes a long way in promoting healthy and hygienic well-being of children. 

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Corporate CSR Sale GEP - Airoli

Date: March 19, 2019.

Project in progress.

CSR Sale and Exhibition of Handicrafts made by Trishul Women Empower Program (TWEP) team.

Products Exhibited: Handcrafted and Hand painted Bags (Cotton Bags; Jute Bags; Canvas Bags; and Denim Bags).

Trishul Team Members - Hemali, Sanjana and Amelia.

Dance Competition - Award Function and Screening

March 15, 2019

Trishul NGO - hosted Screening of dance videos and slide show; along with Award Function and Small Party for children to celebrate achievements of Trishul NGO children's in Art and Culture.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Dance Competition Inter NGO

Trishul NGO, (Trishul Learning Centre) Children participated in Dance and Skit competition. Our children did three performance, children's age from 6 years old to 14 year's old participated (26 participants).

Even with short notice of hardly 10 days to go before the dance competition, Trishul NGO Children put up a great effort and put together three performances Rajasthani Folk Dance, Katakh Fusion Dance and Maharashtra Folk Dance (this dance also won 2nd price in the competition).

We thank team (Social Responsibility Forum) of NMIMS,  for inviting Trishul NGO children's team for ANUGOONJ SKIT AND DANCE competition.

Special thanks to Tanuja and all her team members for great support and encouragement shown during the dance competition.

We also thank Lavni Dance Master Mr. Anil for preparing our children for Maharashtra Folk Dance and Rajasthani Folk Dance despite short notice. And also Anoushka Ebrahim for putting in lot of hard work to prepare children for Katakh Dance performance. Production Team comprising of members from Trishul NGO Asif, Lopa, Dipika, and Amelia.

Rajasthani Dance

Rajasthan, as a state of India, is full of treasures which have grabbed attention of the people for centuries. The state is home to various communities, tribes, cultures and folk dances.
One such folk dance, popularly known as Kalbelia, is recognized globally.

This dance is performed by a Rajasthani tribe which mainly resides in the Jaisalmer region. In this dance a variety of instruments are played by men whilst dance is performed by women.

Katakh Fusion

Kathak is the Hindi name for one of the eight major forms of Indian classical dance. The origin of Kathak is traditionally attributed to the traveling bards of ancient northern India known as Kathakars or storytellers.

Maharashtra Folk Dance
Maharashtra is filled with exquisite culture and tradition. So are its folk dances. The plethora of folk dances is still prevalent and enthralls the audience with a wide variety of costumes, colors and ornaments. Some of the most popular folk dances from Maharashtra are

Lavani. - Lavani is a combination of traditional song and dance, which particularly performed to the beats of Dholki, a percussion instrument. Lavani is noted for its powerful rhythm.
The word Lavani is derived from the word “lavanya” meaning beauty. Women perform this dance in their traditional attire called nauveri or a nine yard saree.

Koli Dance - This dance pertains to the fisher folk of the Koli district of Maharashtra. This dance symbolises the lives of the fishermen. Both men and women take part in this dance. The movement depicts catching fishes using nets and rowing of the boats used for fishing.
The dance is filled with the dancers wearing costumes which portray the fisher folk community. Women wear green sarees and men wear lungis. The performance is in rows or pairs.

Gondhal, an established religious practice of most of the castes in Maharashtra, is an educative, entertaining and important tradition. It is believed that if the Gondhal is performed in the house during auspicious occasions like weddings and thread ceremonies, then our life doesn’t become chaotic.


This dance is a religious dance performed on the day of Ekadasi in the month of Kartik. This dance symbolises the devotion and love of Lord Krishna. This dance portrays Lord Krishna performing naughty deeds and having a playful nature.

Trishul NGO Children - 

Barbecue Nation

Barbeque Nation invited some Team members from Trishul NGO (Trishul Women Empowerment Program) and hosted a free Barbecue Buffet Lunch for 7 Women on March 8th, 2019 on occasion of Women's Day Celebration.

Location: Barbeque Nation, Time Square, Andheri East. Mumbai, India.

We would like to thank Ms. Valencia and Ms. Kirti Ade and the whole team of Barbeque Nation for such a gesture. We also like to thank Chef Vishal and the whole team of Barqecue Nation, Time Square for organizing a special lunch for Trishul NGO, Women.