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Free Fun filled Disability Sensitization Workshop

Hello People,

Annie Sullivan was an American teacher, best known for being the instructor and lifelong companion of Helen Keller, who was deaf, mute, and blind. At GiftAbled we thought, what best than celebrating her Birthday by spreading awareness through our one of its kind Disability Sensitization Workshop for Corporate Leaders, on April 14th, from 10.30 am to 2.30 pm.

Please check below the workshop e-invite and feel free to circulate to all Senior Leaders who you know, and think would love to be part of our Fun filled Disability Sensitization Workshop for Corporate Senior Leaders:) We currently have confirmations from 10 Corporate leaders and have extended confirmation deadline to 7th April 2016. We strictly close confirmations then as we have a small pre work to be done by leaders:)

Happy weekend:)

Thanks and Best Regards,
Prarthana Prateek Kaul
Founder and Managing Trustee
Mob 91-9980350180


Hi ,

It is my honor and pleasure to invite you to one of it’s kind Disability Sensitization Workshop for Corporate Leaders, on April 14th, from 10.30 am to 3.00 pm.

Objective and why you should attend?

GiftAbled has developed a training program which focusses on education of skills and knowledge required to interact and deal confidently, with People with disabilities. The objective is to Alter mindsets, address fears, confusion, break stereotypes and bust myths about persons with disabilities.

A quick overview of the program:

– Simulates all the major disabilities, including, People who are Visually Impaired, deaf/hearing impaired, wheelchair users, people with intellectual disabilities and more

– Takes a look at many of the myths which are associated with disabilities

– Some do’s and don’ts when dealing with people with disabilities

– Touches on the language of disability, including Intro to Braille and Sign Language, experiencing the disability and much more.

-Overview of latest Disability law (proposed)

Delegates leave the training knowing that their newly acquired knowledge will enable them to interact and associate with people with disabilities with confidence.

Past participation

Our past workshop participants included Senior Leaders from Apeejay Surrendra Group, CISCO, Cafe Coffee Day, Goldman Sachs Group., Happiest Minds, HP, IBM, Tata Communications Pvt. Ltd., Tata Capital Ltd., Essential Energy Pvt. Ltd., KPIT and WIPRO. We have received excellent feedback (see testimonials in confirmation link)

Targeted Audience: Senior Leaders – CEOs/COOs/VP/Directors/HR heads/CSR Heads.

Date and Venue:

Thursday, 14th April, 2016, 10.30 am to 2.30 pm at CISCO, Cessna Business Park, Outer Ring Road

How to register

Register before 2nd April 2016 online at http://giftabled.org/disability-sensitization-workshop-2/ or simply reply to this email to confirm your attendance. You can nominate up to 3 leaders from your company.

And please don’t forget to share it with your network of leaders 🙂 Thanks and Happy Signing, Volunteering and Gifting 🙂

Thanks and Best Regards,
Prarthana Prateek Kaul
Founder and Managing Trustee
Mob 91-9980350180


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Planning to take a sabbatical break or explore Social enterprise (Business for good)… Here is an opportunity. GiftAbled – Creating Inspiring Transforming is looking for Interns/Fellows with a commitment of 3-6 months. If you are willing to explore the social sector, dirty your hands and commit for a cause, pls send in your CV with a para on why you wish to Intern with us/ do fellowship with us to prarthana@giftabled.org… And please write it after you do some reserach about us and go through http://www.giftabled.org and http://www.giftabled.com

Summary :
Responsible for creating mutually advantageous relationships with organizations (NGOs) to build and maintain corporate sales accounts. And to support activities of Foundation like workshops, stalls, direct events with beneficiaries as and when needed.

Computer savvy
Super passionate about working for disability cause and also on marketing products made by Differently Abled…
People’s person
Attention to Detail
Time Management
Planning and Organizing
Adaptability / Flexibility
Result Focus
Accountability & Dependability
Creative and Innovative Thinking
Ethics and Integrity
High Energy and Manage Stress
Mediating and Negotiating

Job Duties:
• Develop, build, and manage a client base of corporate accounts
• Oversee the sales process at each stage from quote to purchasing to fulfillment and follow up
• Target new and existing accounts
• Work with the Marketing Dept to develop and execute Corporate Sales initiatives
• Prospect new clients via sales calls, direct mail, email and networking events
• Follow up on leads generated through retail stores, research and promotional events
• Work with suppliers to secure opportunity buys and availability of products
• Coordinate product logo placement with contractors to meet the client’s specifications
• Analyze sales trends, track unit sales, and generate gross margin reports
• Generate monthly budgets and sales forecasts
• Participate in trade shows, conferences, and community events to help promote the corporate program
• Investigate and troubleshoot customer service issues


• Bachelor’s Degree, Commerce would be preferred
• 2 – 5 years of sales experience
• Access to your own vehicle, valid driver’s licence
• Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook
• Ability to work independently and without supervision

Work Conditions

• Regional travel will be required
• Working at off-site promotional events, conferences and trade shows
• 6 days working with an opportunity to spend one day Volunteering or Learning for self growth and organisation growth

Thanks and Best Regards,
Prarthana Prateek Kaul
Founder and Managing Trustee
Mob 91-9980350180

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We will be needing atleast 50 volunteers to assist 50 Visually Impaired starting this Sunday for a workshop dedicated to benefit the Visually Impaired people conducted by ‘GiftAbled Foundation’. We already have 30 sign ups. So look forward for 10-20 more volunteers

Event: ‘Workshop for Signing Initials for Visually Impaired’ by ‘GiftAbled Foundation’

Event Day: June 7th, 2015 – Sunday

Duration: 3 hours (9.45 am to 3 pm)

Location: HSR Layout, South Bangalore

Venue: Mitra Jyothi Trust Shri Kusum Kumar Khaitan School and Rehabilitation Centre for Visually Impared, C.A. Site No. P22, 31st Main, 18th Cross, HSR Layout, Sector 1, Behind NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology), Bangalore- 560102

Volunteer Req; Minimum 50 Volunteers

No of Beneficiaries: 50 Visually Impaired workshop participants

Objectives of Workshop

1. To teach the Visually Impaired how to write their own name in English Alphabets and how to put signature on documents. Each volunteer will help one Visually Impaired Participant

2. Introduction to Braille writing and reading

3. Introduction to Tactile Drawing Methodologies

4. Introduction to Sign Language alphabets

Note: Volunteers need not possess any of these skills except how to put signature :). The remaining will be taught in a brief way before the beneficiary workshop in first one hour.

This is an awesome and self satisfying way of volunteering so hopefully many of you if not all of you turn out to help us

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1397387827257018/

Volunteer Online Registration Page: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1PJX_cHQ2gS0s7-UIBmb9JWpBWC5rTV01_qMtkYXomhw/viewform

Kindly reply to confirm at the earliest. Thank You

Warm regards,

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Warm Welcome to special languages workshop:)

This workshop is for Basic understanding and learning A to Z in Braille and Sign Language:) Fun and Learning and awareness about Visual Impairment and Hearing Challenges!

Agenda of the day: Registration followed by National Anthem, Introduction and energiser followed by Interactive session and understanding Visual Impairement challenges, Intro to Braille and Some hands on… Then Intro to Sign language and Sign language practice and finally Reflections and way forward

Pls find below the venue address and landmarks…

Cheshire Livelihood Resource Centre
Opposite Manipal Hospital and next to Bharath Petrol Bunk
HAL Airport Road,

It’s on main road so you shouldn’t find any difficulty in reaching the venue. In case you do I am reachable at 9980350180:)

C U all my dear confirmed candidates by 10.15 am (be on time pleaseeee as initial discussions are very important to build base):) Pls be there with loads of energy and ya on time:) Again I am sure while filling form you would already have gone through the details:)

C U:) Thanks

P.S: Marking people who confirmed this time and last time, in case you missed it, please come, in case you attended send your friend who you think would be interested:)


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