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Diwali 2013

10 Nov

One week after Diwali, our Tamil community here planned a celebration yesterday.
Lot of sweets, everyone in celebration mood, Diwali seemed to have extended a week longer to keep up the mood. But this time we did something in addition to the usual celebration.

Hubby dear took a break from his work and worked together with a charity organization in India. Together with Directorate of Education in Dharamshala, he helped to setup a curriculum for schools in ‘Creative Computing’. This is a four year curriculum being implemented in two schools as a Pilot run. I could see that how satisfied he was during and after such  work. He also supported the organization to sell community made products by starting an ECommerce project. This will let them generate continuous fund for their charity work and help local community to have a sustainable income.

I have been thinking to do some something like this for a long time…As my part, I wanted to support him and and do not know how and where to start. Surprisingly some idea struck me and without any delay I went for it.
There was only two days left for Diwali celebration and get together with friends…

I decided to set up a small sweet stall to raise some fund. I made varieties of sweets and savories to sell. We collected some money for charity as most of my friends were supportive for the good cause. We are quiet happy to raise some money to support the ECommerce initiative. Although not a huge amount, I am quiet happy that I am able to contribute a very small part of it… My heartfelt thanks to all my friends who supported me on this.
Looking forward to do another event when I get a chance…..

Boondi Ladoo

Almond Pinwheel sweet

Fried gram Murukku

Jalebi

Sweets ready to be packed…Sweet platter

I Wish everyone HAPPY DIWALI 2013….

 
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  1. Sindhu

    November 10, 2013 at 5:54 pm

    Beautiful idea! Awesome that you could work on it….the sweets look out of the world!

     
  2. Sharu

    November 11, 2013 at 3:06 am

    Devi & Kesav…congrats and all the best wishes for the helping hands.Devi as usual yummy and authentic….tempting to look forward to the next Diwali !!

     
  3. Hari Chandana

    November 18, 2013 at 7:17 am

    These look so professional and tempting.. You are amazing :)

     
  4. Sridevi

    December 30, 2013 at 5:25 pm

    Thank you all for your wonderful comment…