Organ Donation drive at the Marqland Jaguar offices in Bengaluru

Updated on Thursday, January 11, 2018
  • MOHAN Foundation was invited for an awareness program by one of the luxury car companies – Marqland Jaguar Showroom and Service in Bengaluru on 9th January 2018 at 11 am. Mr. Siva Shankar from Chennai and Mr. Krishnan from Bengaluru  were deputed to do the session. The awareness sessions were done at two venues.

    Mr. Siva Shankar started the session by playing a video on gaining an overall knowledge about Organ donation. He further started the presentation to explain in detail about the concept of organ donation to the staff. The topics that were discussed:

    1. Activities carried out by MOHAN Foundation
    2. What is Organ Donation
    3. Types of Donors and stages at which organ donation can happen
    4. Brain Death and Coma
    5. Donor Card

    The session went on for 40 minutes. The session was then followed by Mr. Krishnan who shared his experience about his kidney transplant which happened in 1997 the time when MOHAN Foundation was born. Everyone gave a round of applause to Mr. Krishnan for his continued contribution to the promotion of organ donation in Bangalore after his transplant. There was  around 70 staff both from the showroom and service department. 35 registered as donors and picked up their donor card.

    Questions asked by the staff:

    1. What is the rate of Organ Donation in India?
    2. If a person is an organ donor, will he have any privilege to get an organ when in need?

    Mr. Abilash P, Deputy Manager HR & Marketing and Mr. Lloyd Dsouza, Senior Manager, Service thanked the MOHAN Foundation staff for their work towards Organ Donation.

    Source-Siva Shankar
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