Khushii (Kinship for Humanitarian Social & Holistic Intervention) is headed by cricket legend Kapil Dev. one of the leading national organization which work for the upliftment of poor and destitute communities in both rural and urban areas in India. Over the last 7 years, more then 10,000 lives have been affected, touched n enriched through tireless work to grow and expand the scope of activities in the fields of education, health care, livelihood training, micro-finance and environment.
The organisation have undertaken various projects with aid of other helping bodies during the last few years and the efforts have reaped rich results. One of the recent events organised by Khusii recently was to treat 60 less-privileged children with food delicacies in association with Epicuria Food mall, Nehru place, New Delhi on the 10th June 2015 from 4 – 6 PM.
The occasion was to celebrate the excellents results of the bright student’s from Khushii of standard Xth and XIIth in their CBSE examinations.
At this occasion, President – Khusii, Mr Vivek Khushalani said ” The help and with the kindness of many individuals “Khushii ” has been able to reslize it’s dreams for our children! Thank you Epicuria for enriching the lives of these not so privileged children of ours, thus, motivating them to walk on the path success and glory”
Other senior members and executives also have said – as folllows:
Children have so many dreams & desires! We at Khushii feel happy to see the sparkle in their eyes when they do things they wish to & dream off! It’s a treat for them to go out and eat or go see a movie! We urge friends and families with who God has been kind, to invite our children more often to enjoy the privileges, which they so often wish, & dream for! – Seema Kilachand (Co-General Secretary – Khushii)
“Khushii is just like my own family. To watch these children score so well in their board exams, fills my heart with joy thinking about their bright life ahead! They deserve this treat offered by Epicuria today and I wish them all the best for their future 🙂 ” – Varun Bahl (Governing Board member – Khushii)
400 millions of India’s citizens are below the age of eighteen, making it the world’s largest child population. A staggering proportion of these children go through their childhood with their basic needs unmet. 63 % of Indian children go to bed hungry, 53 % suffer from chronic malnutrition, 20 million Indian children live on the streets; 60 million are deprived of education, and 85 million have never been immunized. (Source: UNICEF & NSOE).
“As busy as we are and as much as we face in our own lives, we must take the time to volunteer to help others. Their smile and gratitude alone is the ultimate payday and all you need” – (Vivek & Sona Bahl – Epicuria)
The event was hosted by Epicuria Food mall, Nehru Place. Set out on a gastronomical journey with over 26 of the world’s best restaurants and cafes serving a spread of epic proportions all in one place- Epicuria, is a place food lovers would call heaven.