People’s Council for Social Justice (PCSJ), Kochi, Business Community Foundation,
and Ernaklulam Karayogam will be holding the ‘Abilities Mela’ on November 16
and 17 at the TDM Hall, Kochi.
It will be inaugurated by Justice Harun-Ul-Rasheed
, of the High Court of Kerala.
At this exhibition, differently- abled
people from organisations like Snehanilayam, Raksha, Shilpa Society, Adarsh, Ashadeepam
and Mesh from Hyderabad will participate.
“In total, there are 25 institutions which
will take part,” says Bitty Joseph, project manager of PCSJ.
The differently abled people include
those who suffer from Down’s Syndrome, mental retardation, and the like.
The items on sale are paper bags,
candles, pickles, coasters, notebooks, files, Christmas decorations, pen stands,
flower vases, hand painted pots and fancy and utility items.
“We want companies to come and have a
look, so that they can include these organisations in their Corporate Social
Responsibility schemes,” says Bitty. More time for script festival entries The
last date for entries for the SCRIPT International Film Festival has been
extended to November 30, on popular demand.
SCRIPT stands for Social and Corporate
Responsibility International Promotional Theatre.
The list of selected films will be
published on the official website on Dec 25, 2012.
The two-day festival will begin on
February 8, at Fidelity Theatre, IMA Hall, Kochi.
scriptfilmfest.in for details.
Over Rs 3 lakh worth of prizes to be won.
There is no entry fee.