Org Name Original: Anwesha Kolkete

Altered Org Name: Anwesha Kolkata

Contact First: Anwesha

Contact Last:Kolkata

Project Title: World Hearing Day 2022 Celebration






SEAR: India


Event Purpose: Awareness-raising, Hearing screening

Primary Audience: General public, Children, Adolescents, Adults

Estimated In Person Reach: Local

Audience Reached: General Public, Children and adolescents, Adults

Specific Workplace: No

Screen Newborn and Infant:

Screen Children and Adolecents: 32

Screen Adults:

Screen Older Adults:

Policy Maker: 


Traditional Media:

Traditional Media Numbers:

Social Media: Facebook, Youtube, Linked In, Whatsapp and Email

Social Media Numbers: 15292

Event Description:

• Two decorated vehicles with support from Kolkata Police, West Bengal traveled the city. Awareness tools used were placards, pamphlets, oral demonstrations, and presentations by deaf youths.
• Sessions were held in Asutosh College, The Heritage Academy and Muralidhar Girls’ College on “Safe Listening” with 400 participants in collaboration with ENT doctors.
• Cycle rallies were held in Kolkata and West Midnapore.
• A video on Safe Listening was made and shared with 15000 school students
• Hearing screening for 32 underprivileged children of Motherhouse (Missionaries of Charity) with support

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: Bengali

Educational Materials Available in Your Language: Yes

Did You Translate WHO Materials: Bengali

Would You Consider Assisting Us: Bengali

What Additional Materials Would Be Helpful:

Did You Have A World Hearing Day Event Last Year: Yes, and we submitted a report to the WHF/WHO

Other Suggestions:

The translated material for WHD should be available by mid-January so people can effectively use the materials for their own programs.

Did You Apply for Grant:No

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Photo 1 caption Listen with care

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Photo 2 caption Roadshow on Safe Listening

Photo 3

Photo 3 caption Session on Safe Listening

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