On Friday 14th December 2018, employees from Thermax Hyderabad office volunteered at Shri Satya Sai – Home for the elderly and orphan, after office hours. At this happy and vibrant home, the orphan kids and the grandmothers share a mutually nurturing relationship, which perhaps offsets the pain of not having the ‘missing generation’ in their lives. The girls are taught self-defence along with their academic and co-curricular development. In the process, the girls also acquire a sense of accountability and responsibility as they spend time with the grannies and help them get ready before heading for school.
Being present in such a well-functioning positive space that demonstrates living the moment gracefully – the visit was a learning experience for our employees. Thermax Hyderabad team was inspired to watch the kids perform Taekwondo, Martial Arts and Dance while they were at the place. Volunteers interacted with the residents and served them food. More than a gesture of kindness, the visit reinforced the spirit of offering social service more often. While bidding farewell, they shared grocery provisions which they had thoughtfully carried along and returned, feeling deeply satisfied.