The 6th edition of Vadodara International Marathon will be held on Sunday, 5th February 2017.
This is Vadodara's first AIMS certified Full Marathon, along with shorter distances.
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Baroda Citizens Council
BCC mobilises the local community to work for the welfare of Baroda. They support children with academic support and scholarships, balwadis and day care centres and have been running the Baroda chapter of a 24-hour free helpline for children in need. They also run initiatives in the areas of health, women’s empowerment and rural development.
Pathshala & Pathbhavan (run by Srotoshwini Trust)
At Patshala and Pathbhavan, children are treated with love and respect that keeps them coming back to the school. Pathshala is a mobile informal school for children of construction workers and the urban poor. Pathbhavan is a library and activity centre where children receive training in computers, arts and crafts, English speaking and other subjects. Pathshala students’ classes are currently held at the Police Training School in Vadodara as part of a project with the city police.
NavKaushalya (Savitaben Amin Institute for Girls and Women) run by Navrachana Education Society
NavKaushalya offers quality education, vocational and entrepreneurial training and skills building to empower young women. Each student leaves NavKaushalya with the training required to guarantee employment or entrepreneurship possibilities.
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VCare – Vadodara Centre for Animal Rescue and Emergency
Animals cannot speak for themselves, but rely on good Samaritans like VCare to take care of them. VCare rescues and treats abandoned animals and strays. They provide everything from surgeries, adoption facilities, sterilization, an ambulance service, and lots more.
Pagdand is a biodiversity initiative aiming to protect India’s natural heritage by promoting tree plantation, urban forestry and conservation of water bodies. They want to ensure a cleaner, greener planet, and marry technology and community engagement for a successful outcome.