Service and CAS
FUEL A DREAM
Fuel a dream is one of the best crowdfunding platforms in India. It is associated with many schools and organizations across India. Podar – ORT is proudly associated with Fuel a dream since last two years. PORTIS organized a crowdfunding campaign to support woman in rural areas with water wheels. We raised the funds to sponsor more than 500 water wheels.
KALA GHODA ART FESTIVAL
PODAR – ORT is a proud participant of KALA GHODA ART FESTIVAL since many years. The students work collaboratively on the theme given to them and create a master-piece by applying their creative thinking skills.
PEHLAY AKSHAR FOUNDATION
PODAR – ORT is associated with Pehlay Akshar Foundation through the campaign A story a day.
Pehlay Akshar Foundation is a non-profit focused on improving student’s learning outcomes by creating safe learning spaces for children and peer networks for teachers across government schools. The students of PODAR-ORT from grade 5 to IBDP Year – I, narrated the stories through video recording and the video of these stories were shared with many government schools on various digital platform. The teachers then share these videos with the students.
CALLIDO - VIRTUAL SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BOOTCAMP for CAS & IAYP
The students participated in Virtual Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for CAS & IAYP which was organised by Callido. A 10-hour live-facilitated interactive program that contributed to students’ CAS Experiences which directly providing opportunities to develop the attributes of the IB learner profile through social entrepreneurship. The students got Ivy League Faculty Certificate and a real-world business idea to work on!
WORLD WILDLIFE FUND
The World Wide Fund for Nature is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1961 that works in the field of wilderness preservation and the reduction of human impact on the environment The WWF collaborated with PORTIS and organised a webinar on dragonflies and damselflies and their yoke in the ecosystem. The students of Middle school and IBDP took part in the webinar which gave an insight to the students about these insects.
TERRY FOX RUN FOR A CAUSE
Fox India has raised crores in support of the Tata Memorial Hospital. Together they have developed research that has impacted the lives and futures of several children suffering from cancer. The students of PODAR – ORT participated in this marathon run to support the cause.
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WITH OPERATIONAL STAFF
The school follows this tradition of appreciating the ground level staff that includes House-keeping, Security and Transport staff by celebrating Christmas festival with them. This year, the students took an initiative of distributing a hamper of daily-essentials to these super-heroes. Every year the students come up with different plans to acknowledge the hard-work these members and they call it as JOY OF GIVING..
The students participated in Model United Nations 2020 – organized by G D Goenka World School, Delhi.
It was a two days’ event on 26th and 27th December 2020. The DP students performed excellently even though so many other commitments like End of Semester examination were lined up at that time. Mast. Taher Motiwala got a special mention for his contribution. Ms. Tripura Chamy was the Head Delegate from PORTIS. Mast. Tejas Chakraborti got a special mention for the Barcelona delegate. The PORTIS delegation was led by Ms. Pallavi Mogre.
Collaborating with the Stakeholders :
- National Association of Blind
- Fuel a Dream
- Kala Ghoda Art Festival
- Pehlay Akshar Foundation
- World Wildlife Fund
- Terry Fox Run
- Model United Nations
- Adarsh Municipal School