Become an Angel of Change - Organ Donation Ambassador

MOHAN Foundation welcomes you to our specially curated Organ Donation Ambassador Training. The objective is to enable you to become proficient enough and to be able to undertake awareness initiatives on organ donation amongst different audiences. A duly sensitized and trained ambassador can bring a significant change in the perception of people towards this cause.

On one hand, lack of awareness and the stigma surrounding the subject is one of the main reasons for India's low organ donation rates, while on the other hand, volunteers such as you and your desire for social action can be a great catalyst for change. Your proactiveness and willingness to try out new ideas, make you an ideal person to join hands with us to support the cause of organ donation.

As an ambassador, you will be trained to communicate about organ donation and encourage the public to pledge. You will make real difference to the lives of the critically ill persons suffering from organ failure and their families too. We welcome all to be a part of this “Organ Donation Ambassadors” volunteer training initiative.

About the training
The volunteers would have to undergo online training and commit to activities supporting organ donation through the following 3 modules -

MODULE 1: 4-hour, learn-at-your-pace Online Certificate Course on Organ Donation - "Gift of Life"

This online course is for the benefit of those seeking to gain knowledge about organ donation and transplantation. Through this course, one would learn and understand the basic concepts, legal and ethical aspects, religion and organ donation, process and importance of organ donation, Etc. We are charging course fees of Rs.500/- for the same. The volunteers will receive an online certificate on completion.

MODULE 2: 2-hour activity-based, interactive sessions on Zoom

You will be introduced to activities that will help enable deeper empathy and appreciation of the cause. This module will also include interactions with the experts in the said field, organ recipients as well as the donor family members too.

MODULE 3: Activities to raise awareness and funds

You are now ready for action! You can now, either independently or in small groups, take up the initiative to conduct awareness programs such as information desk, awareness talks, education webinars, surveys & social media campaigns. Upon completion of one such activity, you will receive the ‘Organ Donation Ambassador’ certificate.

Additionally, you will also get a chance to be featured in our e-newsletter. Those of you who undertake any unique initiatives, will be invited to our special webinars too.

For query write in to - [email protected]

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Nation-Wide Spread of our Organ Donation Ambassadors (January 2021 to July 2022)

Star Ambassador March 2022

I am delighted to introduce Ambassador Ms. Praveen Mahajan. She is a true ambassador for organ donation. In Punjab and Himachal where we had a poor reach, she steadily and quietly created awareness on Organ Donation. Her belief in the cause is the driving factor for her work. May the force be with you Praveen.
Dr. Hemal Kanvinde
April 2022
MOHAN Foundation's Star Ambassador for March 2022

Star Ambassador for July 2022

I am delighted to introduce Ambassador Ms. Sandhya Agarwal of Cuttack Odisha. A proponent of organ donation for the past few years, she trained as an Organ Donation Ambassador to upgrade her knowledge and skills. Being part of a national collective, the Akhil Bharatiya Marwari Mahila Sammelan, she has been able to spread the word all over India. Recently, with the assistance of another member she was able to counsel and successfully coordinate cornea as well as whole body donation.
Dr. Hemal Kanvinde
July 2022
MOHAN Foundation's Star Ambassador for July 2022

Organ Donation Podcasts

Organ Donation Ambassador Debobrata Bannerjee interviewed different people to create podcasts on Organ Donation. Click on the below titles for Organ Donation Podcasts.

1. Youth representative Ms. Bhavna Akilan

2. NGO representative Ms. Pallavi Kumar

Organ Donation Ambassador Activities

  • Awareness Talk on Organ Donation at Biological E Ltd. Poanta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh by Ambassador Mrs. Parveen Mahajan

    Wednesday, December 27, 2023

    On 23 rd December 2023, Mrs. Parveen Mahajan, Ambassador, MOHAN Foundation, conducts awareness session for the Employees & of Biological E Ltd. ....

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    • Awareness Talk on Organ Donation at Greenko, Awa Aastha Project District. Kangra Himachal Pradesh by Ambassador Mrs. Parveen Mahajan

      Tuesday, December 26, 2023

      On 16 th December 2023, Mrs. Parveen Mahajan, Ambassador, MOHAN Foundation, conducts awareness session for the Employees & of Greenko, Awa Aasth....

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      • Awareness Talk on Organ Donation at Greenko, Palampur Himachal Pradesh by Ambassador Mrs. Parveen Mahajan

        Wednesday, December 20, 2023

        On 13 th December 2023, Mrs. Parveen Mahajan, Ambassador, MOHAN Foundation, conducts awareness session for the Employees & of Greenko, Palampur ....

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        • Organ Donation Ambassador conducts an awareness session in Pune

          Tuesday, December 19, 2023

          Mr Prakash Bapat, Organ Donation Ambassador  from Pune  conducted the seminar on 'Organ Donation: A Supreme Gift' for 'Ekata Mahila Ma....

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          Dr. Anita Hada Sangwan, Jaipur

          Thank you so much for your support during the Organ Donation Ambassador Training. I really enjoyed the online training schedule on 18th June 2022. The experts were knowledgeable, open to questions and very motivating and encouraging for us, the trainees. There was an environment of learning and brainstorming in the entire session which emboldened us to ask questions, learn and put forth our views with confidence. A lot of doubts were cleared by the session and I would like to convey my gratitude to the experts and the MOHAN team for such a perfectly planned, well-balanced, smooth and well-coordinated training session. Click here to see the "Thank you letter"

          Mr. PRATAPSINH PARMAR, Kheda District, Gujarat.

          It was very nice meeting with you (MOHAN FOUNDATION) on June 08, 2024. I thank the team at MOHAN Foundation for conducting this interaction. In the meeting, I got a lot of useful information which I can discuss the importance of donating human organs and human body with my family. Body donation is very important for medical studies. I will be ready for this kind of higher studies about human organ donation from MOHAN Foundation. Another highlight of that meeting is that I was able to get enough information after interaction with Doctors, Transplant Coordinator, Organ Recipients. Read More

          Mr. Pramod Ningombam

          I am writing to share my feedback on the recent organ donation ambassador training program conducted on June 8, 2024, via Zoom. I am glad that I could be a part of the session, which lasted two and a half hours, preparing participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become organ ambassadors. The training covered a range of essential topics pertaining to organ donation. Particularly impactful was the segment focusing on organ and body donation, including discussions on pledging and the legal aspects surrounding organ donation. Read More

          Ms. Farzana Saadulla

          Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude and sincere thanks to MOHAN Foundation for the wonderful work they have been doing all these years. I had enrolled for the Organ Donation Ambassador program and have successfully completed the same. It was very informative and gave me an insight into the entire organ donation process specially the legal aspects. Lectures and presentations were short and informative. The interaction session for module 2 conducted by the panel of experts was also very engaging and informative. I did face some technical issues during the first module but it was resolved within two weeks. Read More

          Ms. Gladys Choo Sung Hee, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

          I have been searching for a meaningful project to undertake for my Toastmasters Distinguished Program, one that can benefit an organization. That's where I stumbled upon the idea of Organ Donation. However, despite my eagerness to get involved, I was unable to find any suitable resources in my country. It was only through a fellow Toastmaster from Bengaluru that I learned about MOHAN Foundation. Module 1 of the training was incredibly valuable and informative for beginners like myself. It helped me to grasp the fundamental concepts of organ donation and to understand how we can truly make a difference by saving lives.Read More

          Ms. Pinal Chauhan, Dubai

          I have always wanted to be an active part of supporting the cause of gifting life to others. I started my journey with the foundation by pledging my organs in Feb'12. And gradually started spreading the awareness of the cause. I always wanted to be one of the Ambassadors and provide my services with the foundation. My first step to it was to do the Gift of Life course and then attending the 2nd module of the Ambassador Program which was interaction with the experts. It was such an amazing session where all our doubts, questions were cleared and not only that but with all the detailed discussions related to each queries and situations the volunteers and experts come across in person. Read More

          Ms. Bhavana Kapadia, Mumbai

          The training is designed in a very thoughtful manner. Module One - the self-learning material was excellent. I could peacefully read, learn & and absorb the information related to organ donation. There were a couple of queries /doubts while reading module one. The majority of these were resolved by the end of module two. Module two gave us an opportunity to meet experts and learn from them. Meeting other ambassadors also heightened my motivation towards the cause. I felt very connected to the ambassadors & wish we could jointly do things.

          Ms. Aaina Kureel

          The 'gift of life' online course was clear and easy to follow. About organ donation and transplantation, I learned a lot. Additionally, the idea of brain death was described in great detail. The training provided detailed explanations of the scientific aspects of body donation. In the second module, participants engaged in an interactive Zoom session that provided them with the space and confidence to discuss and learn more about organ donation. Read More

          Mr. M. Rajendran, Chennai

          The two hour session conducted on 15 July, 2023 was quite useful for beginners like me. The interaction with experts was the highlight. We could get clarified on important issues like "the brain death", "how to handle relatives, friends, peers when they were emotionally in disturbed stage because of a patient's end of life status and to make them agree for the noble cause of Organ Donation" and Ethical issues. Thank you to all the team members. Click here to view the gratitude letter.

          Dr. Jyoti Ravikumar, Australia

          I must say, the training session was so heartwarming. It was really nice to meet everyone, to be able to put names to the faces. Not just that, it was lovely to see how everyone is contributing to this cause in their own way, to have some stimulating discussions and to have the questions answered. Click here for the letter of gratitude conducted in the session. Overall, it was a great session.

          Mr. Vikram Bansal

          This is to thank you for letting me participate in the session/training on organ donations. Being a transplant recipient myself, I support the cause passionately and sincerely. It was wonderful to interact with the eminent panelists and hear their words. The Q&A session was hugely informative and helped to clarify many doubts. I look forward to taking forward the noble cause in whatever small or big way possible for me. Click here to see the "Thank you letter".

          Mr. Prakash Bapat

          Gift of Life Module was well drawn and had a lot of input about the organ transplantation. We are equipped with adequate material to represent as ambassador on behalf of MOHAN foundation. The MCQ, VIDEO, has helped us to understand the topic and subject. I suggest that the statistical data can be added about in tabular format to understand gravity of the subjects and have the bird eye view. Today’s session (Module2) with experts and recipients was also educational. Hope to contribute to motto of MOHAN Foundation. Click here to see the "Thank you letter".

          Ms. Prathuyusha K, MMM College of Health and Science, Chennai.

          Module 1: Gift of Life course helped me a lot as the concept of organ donation was new to me. I learnt how organ donation is done, what are the organs to be donated, time factor for transplantation, types of organ donation and much more. The presentations and videos made it interesting while learning concepts, especially the quiz which was asked in-between. It made me confident because a Gold Star was awarded for every correct answer. It reminded me of my childhood school days. Read More

          Ms. Vijaya Lakshmi M, MMM College of Health and Science, Chennai.

          The Gift of Life Course is module 1 and it was very helpful to know about the brain death, cardiac death, types of organ donors and myths and facts about organ donation. I attended the module 2 on March 18, 2023. Now I understand more about organ donation. The Ambassadors were asking many questions about organ donation and whole-body donation and it was interesting to see the honest way the faculty were answering all queries. This session was extremely beneficial to my understanding of organ donation.

          Ms. Vedhika N, MMM College of Health and Science, Chennai.

          As part of the internship, I trained as an Organ Donation Ambassador. The Gift of Life Course gave me a basic knowledge on the terms and conditions underlying organ donation. This was followed by Module 2 session which was conducted by the series of doctors and experts on organ donation by the MOHAN Foundation team. This cemented my knowledge and also helped me empathize with donor families. MOHAN Foundation staff then helped to create awareness on organ donation among the public. Read More

          Ms. Preetha P, MMM College of Health and Science, Chennai.

          Under the Organ Donation Ambassador Training I have completed a one day online course in MOHAN FOUNDATION. This type of learning process was new to me. His course clarified many doubts on organ donation like do’s and don’ts in organ donation, how organ donation occurs, what is NOTTO, how organ donation changes the life of a recipient, what tissues and organs can be donated by a living donor and what are the organs retrieved from brain dead donor. The Module 2 was an interesting informative session with interactive sessions. Read More

          Ms. Lakshya Leo, Chennai

          Module 1: The Gift of Life course dealt with the concept of organ donation right from the basics which is highly essential, so that anybody could understand and be aware of the concept. The course dealt in detail regarding the scientific aspect of the process of organ donation as well as the ethical and legal aspect of body donation were insightful. I felt that more content regarding whole body donation could also be added in the course. Module 2: The module 2 was an interactive zoom session that actually gave the participants enough space to speak about their thoughts Read More

          Mr. Sivaram Vemu, Chennai

          The Module 2 of Ambassador training session started with a brief introduction of all the interns and volunteers that had taken the Module 1 training online. Then, all the doctors introduced themselves to us.

          The first section of the training consisted of a doubt clarification wherein all the interns and Ambassadors asked their doubts regarding organ donation and the various issues relating to it. All the doctors answered these doubts with utmost enthusiasm and patience. Read More

          Mr. Pranav Sridhar, NIT Trichy

          The Module 2 of the online training was a lively Zoom session which gave me a lot of insight over the realities of how organ donations take place - from the challenges in approval to the tears of joy during recovery. Interacting with experts from the field provided a nuanced look into what happens during such critical times. The 'Letter of Gratitude' section made me see heroes in the families of organ donors. True to the purpose of this course, I shall now take every step to push forward the awareness regarding organ donation among my circles. Click here to see the "Thank you letter"

          Ms. Anitta Varghese, Iqraa Hospital, Calicut

          For me module 1 was like a lot more add on information that I completed in a couple of hours. It was really helpful to understand what exactly is organ donation, ithe donor card and more over the basic requirement and things we need to keep in mind during this procedure of deceased organ donation. In module 2 it was a good interactive session where everyone shared their experience and also we were coached on how to prepare a ppt and the points that need to be included.

          Ms. Manasi Joshi, International Institute of Information Technology, Pune

          I am Manasi Joshi from Pune. The Gift of Life course was really informative. I never had interest in the medical field and I did not have any prior knowledge about organ donation and its process. The Gift of Life course added much knowledge to me. All theories, ppts, animated videos explaining brain death were very easy to understand. The interactive session with experts and different stakeholder in organ donation and transplantation cleared all my doubts. Read More

          Ms. Vijayashri Kumarvel, MMM College of Health Sciences

          The Gift of Life course was full of videos and presentations. It was very useful to know about MOHAN Foundation and the process of organ donation and save lives, it came through basic concepts, brain stem death, legal aspect and promoting health and preventing organ failure. I watched and learned through videos with full of good information. It shall help me to do my practical situations in organ donation awareness. The presentation were a bit boring for me. Read More

          Ms. Keerthika D, MMM College of Health Sciences

          I would like to thank MOHAN Foundation for Module 1 “Gift of Life” course. The videos and presentations were very informative and I gained more theoretical knowledge. It was interesting the ways the tests were designed based on the videos and articles. Donor and recipient stories were very impressive and motivating, which helps us to pledge for organ donation and learned in-depth on organ donation. It was a good learning experience. Read More

          Ms. Aswathy A C, MMM College of Health Sciences

          In module 1, I liked the explanation videos on organ donation, law of organ donation and stories of hope. The assessment questions which were asked after each and every topic improved my understanding of the subject. In module 2, Mrs. Jaya Jairam’s kidney transplant story was inspirational. Writing a Thank You letter and Ask the Experts session was a good way of making me understand different aspects of donation. Dr. Hemal’s enumeration of different campaigns on organ donation was an eye opener. I am very much interested in counseling and public awareness.

          Ms. Glory Saleesha V, MMM College of Health Sciences

          The videos and presentation in Module 1 were very useful and I learned many new concepts like the process of organ donation, more about brain death etc,. I rewatched the videos and took notes which were all very informative. The Module 2 was very interactive. I was a little nervous at the beginning with a self introduction but later enjoyed and amazed on how experts answered our each and every question patiently. In the Gratitude Communication workshop, we were asked to write a gratitude letter for the donor family. Read More

          Mr. Aditya Kumar

          The Gift of life' Online eLearning course was brilliant and well curated. The Module 2 - Interactive sessions were nicely done in times of COVID19 pandemic. Good to see volunteers taking many steps to spread awareness. An interactive way of learning with a good delivery of design and technology in the course material would be really helpful.

          Ms. Preeti

          'Gift of life' Online eLearning course, was really helpful as it cleared all my doubts regarding Organ donation from scratch. In the Interactive session, we met a lot of new people, some of them were organ donors too, listening to them was so encouraging yet blissful. Their experience taught me a lot of things. Organ donation is a less explored topic for the general public we all need to find out ways in which we can spread out the message of "Organ Donation and Saving lives".

          Ms. Atluri Sri Vidya

          The 'Gift of Life' Online eLearning course was really good and interesting. It has given me a completely new approach towards organ donation and the way tasks were conducted made me more eager to complete it and helped to understand the need of organ donation. The Interactive Session helped me to learn more about the practicality and how the organ donation is reality. It was really very informative and I have understood the blessing and the pain of during the organ donation. The specialists have done a great job in the session. I got to learn many new things that I'm completely unaware before the session. My Awareness Initiative has given me a chance to present myself before my friends and loved ones. The audience really liked and appreciated the cause. I'm really glad that I conducted the awareness program and cleared their doubts.

          Mr. Subash Sarangi

          My association with MOHAN (Multi-Organ Harvesting Aid Network) Foundation, Chennai is really an awesome experience. I could make my life more productive and meaningful by pledging for Organ Donation through MOHAN Foundation. "Gift of Life" One-day online certificate course on Organ Donation launched by the Foundation is a unique course that gives the basic idea of Organ Donation and Transplantation, Legal & Ethical aspects of Organ Donation and transplantation, Religion and Organ Donation, Deceased Organ Donation – its process and significance, while even sitting at the comfort of my house just on mouse clicks. Read More

          Dr. Syeda Sana Ali

          The 'Gift of life' Online eLearning course gave me a better understanding about the ethical complexities in organ donation. Also, the concept of brain death was very well explained. Module 2 was primarity an interactive session and the open discussions that were held during the session helped me explore different avenues to raise awareness about organ donation.

          Mr. Umar Nath. P

          The 'Gift of life' Online eLearning course was easy and simple to follow. I learnt about Organ Donation, Brain death certification and transplantation law. And also I learnt about the process of Organ Donation. The second module was very useful and interactive about Organ Donation. Many doubts were cleared. Mrs. Jaya Jairam's recipient story made a deep impact on me. My awareness initiative gave me confidence on how to give awareness about Organ Donation to the public.

          Mr. Naveen Antony

          Through the Gift of Life online course I understood the concept of organ donation, organ donation processes, skin donation and whole body donation. The interactive session was useful in understanding the complexity and ethical challenges in Organ Donation and Transplantation. I heard about a liver donation story of father to daughter narrated by Mr. SivaRamaKrishna Pakala, this really moved me. My awareness initiative gave me confidence to speak to the public though I needed to practice it many times before going ahead.


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