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Sewa Pioneers Awards 2013

The Sewa Pioneers Awards recognise outstanding social action projects that create a positive impact on local communities and act as a catalyst to inspire further selfless action. Groups honoured for projects undertaken in October 2012 are:

Voluntary Groups

Sewa Pioneers Award 2013 Winner – Exemplaris
For organising a diverse range of activities including providing free professional advice & health clinics, feeding the homeless, and collecting clothes to benefit local charities in Southall.

Sewa Pioneers Award 2013 Winner – Food for Life
For encouraging 70 volunteers in Hong Kong to come together to cook and feed 1,000 underprivileged people.

Sewa Pioneers Award 2013 Winner – Om Unity Group
For involving 107 volunteers in making the Keech Hospice, in Luton, a more brighter, cleaner, and harmonious environment for its residents.

Sewa Pioneers Award 2013 Winner – Reachout Now
For organising a clean up on the footpaths of the Grand Union Canal in West London where 80 sacks of litter were collected by 60 volunteers on Sewa Day.

Sewa Pioneers Award 2013 Winner – St. Philip’s Centre
For their commitment to multifaith engagement in environmental & conservation projects in Leicester.

Schools

Sewa Pioneers Award 2013 Winner – Barham Primary School, Wembley, London
Pupils provided entertainment at the local home to the elderly.

Sewa Pioneers Award 2013 Winner – Ealing Tuition Service, Ealing, London
Pupils worked with the Ealing Council Park Rangers’ Nature Conservation programme helping to clear a public footpath in the local area.

Sewa Pioneers Award 2013 Winner – Radford Primary School, Nottingham
Cooking meals and taking them to a homeless soup kitchen, going to a day centre and talking, entertaining and taking part in activities with the elderly day centre users.

Sewa Pionners Award 2013 Winner – Our Own English High School, Dubai
The school hosted a Tree Plantation Event as part of the One Million Trees Initiative and raised awareness among the students regarding the need to preserve the planet by planting trees.

Sewa Pionners Award 2013 Winner – The Kindergarten Starters, Dubai
Students took part in a musical performance that addressed the existing social and environmental issues. The play engages with the audience to highlight how service brings peace and harmony.

Sewa Pioneers Awards Brochure 2013