youthforseva

Youth for Seva (YFS)

Veritis Group, Inc. is committed to uplifting underprivileged members of the society, through its partnership with various NGOs such as Youth for Seva, India.

YFS, Hyderabad was founded in Apr 2007 to inspire youth to volunteer and provide them with meaningful opportunities to serve the community. The community plans volunteering initiatives by keeping in mind, the interest, skill and time availability of the volunteers.

Through its initiatives, YFS aims to support schools, government hospitals and other organizations in the social sector by helping them reduce their shortcomings. Focus areas of YFS include education, health, environment and support for the differently abled and rural development.

YFS currently boasts of about 300 active volunteers across various companies and colleges. It has also partnered with many NGOs across the city.

Abhyasika (Free Study Room)

The Abhyasika is a study room facility which utilizes places such as schools or community halls (where no activity is carried out during late evenings) to conduct study hours. Provision is made for adequate light, drinking water and toilets.

Underprivileged students are invited to the Abhyasika every evening, where they can study and complete their homework in a peaceful manner. The supervisors solve difficulties faced by the students who are seated according to their standards in schools. Abhyasika also provides evening snacks to all the students in the study centre.

Veritis-YFS Abhyasika Activities

Youth for Seva (YFS) Abhyasika seeks to ensure seamless knowledge gaining for underprivileged children during their schooling. And Veritis Group Inc. has been working closely with YFS to ensure that such students continue to get the required support to pursue and complete their education, uninterrupted.

With support from Veritis, YFS has been able to provide health care, nutrition and education necessities to the needy children through initiatives including Health Camp – 2019, Hunger Child and School Kit Distribution (SKD) across three centers in Hyderabad, India over the past few months.

  • June 2019 – School Kit Distribution
    In the month of June 2019, YFS conducted a school kit packing and distribution event wherein study essentials including school bags, books, pens, pencils and erasers were packed and later distributed to 120 students across the three YFS Abhyasika centers – Balanagar, Ramanthapur and Sevalalnagar in Hyderabad.
  • August 2019 – Hunger Child
    The following month, YFS and Veritis together organized the hunger child campaign in which 120 students were provided with nutritional food including fruits, eggs, biscuits and milk on different days. The campaign was carried out in three different locations – Amruthanagar, Ramanthapur and Sevalalnagar.
  • September 2019 – Health Camp
    With an aim to ensure the wellness of tomorrow’s citizens, Veritis partnered with Youth for Seva to organize a health camp during September 14-16, 2019 across 3 locations in Hyderabad, India. As part of this annual program, students will be screened for complete blood picture, along with hemoglobin check, cell and platelet count, basophil tests and other important blood check-ups. This will help us educate the children about healthy food and also take them to doctor if required. A total of 81 students took part in this event.
  • October 2019 – APJ Abdul Kalam Birthday Celebrations
    Marking the occasion of the former Indian president and renowned scientist APJ Abdul Kalam, Veritis joined hands with Youth for Seva to sponsor some special activities across three different locations in Hyderabad, India for the students of 3rd -10th classes on October 15, 2019. A total of 110 students participated in biography, speech and art competitions. The 1st prize winner of the competition was awarded a steel bottle, followed by sketch pen for 2nd prize and geometry box for 3rd prize.
  • November 2019 – Educational Field Trip
    This is an annual program where we take students to an educational tour, allowing them to have fun and also give them the experience of new scientific knowledge and awareness. Veritis and Youth for Seva jointly organized this event on November 17, 2019 across 2 different locations in Hyderabad for the students of 4th -10th classes. A total of 72 students participated!
  • December 2019 – Chiguru’19
    This is a flagship initiative from Youth for Seva co-sponsored by Veritis for the student empowerment. With an aim to ignite the inbuilt talents of the young minds, YFS and Veritis organized ‘Chiguru 2019’ bringing together hundreds of government school students across Hyderabad onto a single platform.

    The students got an immense opportunity to showcase their talent in academics, culture, arts and sports across 16 competitions. Besides, the event also provided various individuals an opportunity to volunteer activities supporting the program.

    Veritis Abhyasika students received 2nd and 3rd prizes in singing and 100-m running competitions. The event was conducted on December 15, 2019.

Nepal Children Organization/Bal Mandir Secondary School (Gorkha, Nepal)

  • Veritis Group, Inc. is committed to rebuilding school infrastructure that was destroyed by the April 2015 earthquake.
  • We are committed to meeting the basic needs of 300 students studying in this school (including 24 orphans).
  • Contributed $7,000 in March 2017 as financial support.
  • Contributed $8,000 to fund a project that focuses on building toilets and provide drinking water to students scheduled for completion by June 2019.
North Texas Food Bank (NTFB)

North Texas Food Bank (NTFB)

Our pledge:

Veritis Group, Inc. one of North Texas Food Bank’s circle members, pledged a gift amount of $10,000 for the provision of 30,000 meals over 3 consecutive years between 2019-2021 on June 30 (each year).

In addition to the above, we have committed to donate with ‘$ to $ matching’ from any of our employees up to $3500, enabling us to provide 10,500 meals to those in need.

(Please donate using the link: https://iaccsr.causevox.com/TeamVeritis )

Earlier NTFB Campaigns

  • Hosted an organizational nutritious Canned Food Drive from Friday February 14-22, 2019 and delivered food to Plano facility.
  • Participated at the 20th Annual Empty Bowls signature event at the North Texas Food Bank’s Perot Family Campus, where we purchased bowls and contributed towards feeding those in need.