Chennai-based Rajasthan club donate clothes to needy kids
Chennai, Rajasthan Cosmo Club Foundation (RCCF), an NGO, today distributed 50,000 clothes to 43 institutions under their flagship project “Gaj Bhar Kapda” at an event held in the city.
Prominent members of society such as legendry art director Thotta Tharani, Sujit of Mattram Foundation, Jayashree Chinni Narayan head of kala manjari vibhav, film star sibbiraj, Shalini owner of forum art gallery were present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Praveen Nahar, managing trustee of RCCF, said, “Gaj Bhar Kapda was a project that was started in the year 1995 by the RCCF. Under the project, clothes are collected in bins that are placed in various apartment complexes and schools around the city.”
“Post this they are segregated and mended if required, washed, ironed and packed before they are distributed to the underprivileged. This year we have managed to collect about 80,000 clothes and are targeting two lakh by March 2018,” he added.
Ajay Jalan, chairman of RCCF, said, “the Gaj Bhar Kapda project helps many underprivileged people and orphan children. Till date, the RCCF has distributed more than 21 lakhs clothes to the underprivileged and hope to continue this noble cause.”
Sripal Kothari, chairman of new clothes scheme, added that apart from Gaj Bhar Kapda, RCCF also give 25,000 new clothes to needy and 20,000 new school uniforms to children by adopting 60 schools in and around Chennai.