Special Celebrations of Onam for the Destitute

kids celebrating Onam

For making Onam this year unforgettable, the Kiwis Club of Kerala decided to celebrate it in a different way. This young men’s club has been indulged in various charity works since a long time. The group celebrated the festival of Onam in orphanages and old-age homes in the previous years, however this time the club members have steeped out on the local streets for celebrating it with the destitute.

kids celebrating Onam

As stated by Zanim Muhammed Hashim, the chief person of the Kiwis Club, since last few years, they have been providing one time meal in a day to the people living at streets. To make this free meal project workout, at least 25 members of the group contributed a packet of food each day. Along with its 3,000 members, the club also has 800 members belonging from Gulf countries. For Onam celebrations with people at street, 40 active members of the group came together and gave them a bath, offered new clothes and served delicious ‘sadya’ at BEMP High School.

People celebrating Onam

Among the present members were: Amina Maliyekkal, Municipal chairperson; C.O.T. Naseer, the councilor plus a group member; Muhammad Shuhaib, secretary and Sanjay, president of the club. Although they didn’t had a permanent solution, their simple yet caring gestures of love and affection added more to the festivities of Onam for the destitute.

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