The joy of Giving | Diwali Donation Drive

“I have heard that there can be light even after sundown. Is it really true...?"

Thanks for the continuous supports to the Joy of Giving drive from past few years. 

We Invite all our Beaters to join us for Sweets and Ration Distribution on 15th November 2020.

After successful campaigns every year in Diwali, This time we are planning to distribute sweets at Salape, Kalakarai Wadi, Thakurwadi (Near Karjat) and surrounding hamlets. With every approaching night, plunged is the community into darkness, for want of access to basic necessities.

Being in the remote lands and unavailability of light for almost 10-12 hours has adversely impacted the villagers here. Lack of light hinders access to any productive work. While the adults try and finish the household chores during the day time, the children usually play or sleep very early. Once nightfall, there is no possible avenue for working on anything. This one of the reasons people migrate to cities in the hope of a better livelihood opportunity. 

What we have done until now in Joy of Giving - Donation Drive?

A few of us came together in 2013 to support these villagers. In the last couple of years, we collected old clothes, toys, furniture that can be reused from all over Maharashtra. And distributed the same on the occasion of

Diwali. The tag line has always been "aap iss Diwali kise khush karenge" and “Joy of Giving”.

This year we hope to provide a “Ray of Light” to the community by providing solar lanterns. As the name suggests, these lanterns run on solar energy. The product is extremely easy to use and has no maintenance cost. The lantern is specially designed for rural and semi-urban communities, providing light for about 8-10 hours. At sunrise, it can be charged again. Join us on this journey of light.

How can you contribute to Diwali Donation Drive?

Spread the word about this initiative to your relatives, friends, office colleagues, society members

Take the initiative to collect stuff at your office, society, from your friends or relatives.

We also invite people who wish to donate, sweets, stationery, clothes, toys, etc.

One may contribute to one of the following ways

  • Join us for the sweets Distribution.
  • May contribute financially for the purpose
  • May sponsor stationary kits or solar lamps

Note: Due to current situation this year we are not collecting clothes, toys.

Specific requirements:

we are going to distribute Stationary kit to the kids (Total 250 Kids) : each kit costs Rs.200/- one may take up responsibility of any number of kits expenditure.

We distribute Faral (Diwali sweets) to the villagers (Total 400 packets) : Each packet costs us Rs.100/- : one may contribute for any number of sweet packets.

We distribute Ration Kits to the villagers (Total 400 packets) : Each packet costs us Rs.700/- : one may contribute for any number of Ration Kits.

We are going to distribute blankets to the villagers (Total 400 Blankets) Each blanket costs Rs.100/-

We are also distributing Solar Lanterns one to every house; (Total 100)  You may also contribute for the same. Rs.400/- Each lantern


You can directly transfer donation amount to our account

Account Details,
Account Name: Treks and Trails
Bank Name: Axis Bank
Account Number: 917020047534079
Branch: Churchgate – Mumbai
IfSC Code:  UTIB0000695
Account Type: Current Accounts

Once donation is done, please send an email to highfive@treksandtrails.org with transaction receipt and your name.



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