On 10th January 2021, MOHAN Foundation in association with Transplants – Help the Poor Foundation was invited for setting up an information desk to give awareness about organ donation at Samadha Aashram, Nagpur. The program was inaugurated by Mr Guddu Kewalramani President of Sindhu Youth Force, Jaripatka.
The information desk was manned by Ms Prarthana Dwivedi at the entrance of Samadha Aashram. All the arrangements and crowd management was supported by Sindhu Youth Force of Nagpur took this initiative to spread awareness among general public.
Ms Prarthana introduced MOHAN Foundation, explained the concepts of organ and tissue donation, types of death viz. cardiac and brain death and the organs and tissues that can be donated. She elaborated on the procedure for bone donation, which was a new topic for the participants. She also explained to the group how donation of skin and eyes can happen even at the residence after the persons’ demise. Informative flyers were also distributed to the public.
All the members of Sindhu Youth Force participated in the campaign. About 1000 visitors were reached out to and around 25 people registered as organ donors. MOHAN Foundation thanks Mr Guddu Kewalramani for supporting the cause of organ donation.