Video Synopsis

  • Narmadalaya

    December 5, 2016, 7:13 pm

    Narmadalaya is the story of Bharati Thakur who has devoted her life for helping the tribal people displaced on account of huge dams built on the River Narmada.

  • Bridging Miles and Minds

    November 18, 2013, 8:09 pm

    Bridging Miles and Minds was produced to celebrate the silver jubilee of Maharashtra Seva Samiti Organization (MSSO).

  • Vision is Our Mission

    November 18, 2013, 8:15 pm

    According to the World Health Organization, 285 million people all over the world have impaired vision. India has the largest number of them.

  • Dawn of Hope

    November 18, 2013, 8:17 pm

    Dawn of Hope is the story of Nileema Mishra, the 2011 winner of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay award, dubbed as the Nobel Prize of Asia.

  • Possibilities Unlimited

    November 18, 2013, 8:19 pm

    Possibilities Unlimited is the silver jubilee video describing accomplishments of the K.S. Wani Memorial Trust founded by Dr. Jagannath Wani in 1987 with donation of his inherited assets worth more than a quarter million dollars at the time.

  • Order of Canada (Award Ceremony)

    November 18, 2013, 8:20 pm

    This video depicts the ceremony where Dr. Wani is receiving his medal for the Order of Canada from the Hon. David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, on May 3, 2013 at the Rideau Hall. The Order of Canada is the highest Canadian civilian honor in Canada

  • Divine Messengers

    November 18, 2013, 8:21 pm

    Divine Messengers traces the journey of Drs. Prakash and Manda Amte at Lok Biradari Prakalp (LBP), a project started in 1973 for integrated development of Madia-Gond, the primitive tribals in Gadchiroli District of Maharashtra, India. The project has grown into a hospital, residential school and an orphanage for injured wild animals. Despite renouncing an affluent life for caring for the tribal people for over forty years, Dr. Prakash Amte states that he still has more to accomplish.

  • Where Aspirations Transcend the Sky

    November 18, 2013, 8:22 pm

    This video describes the incredible journey of wheelchair bound Naseema Huzruk who from the depths of her pain and helplessness established ‘Helpers of the Handicapped’ in 1984 for the rehabilitation of persons with disabilities in and around Kolhapur. Through relentless energy and inspiring fight against all odds Naseema has become a role model for the handicapped. She has single handedly built what is among the nation’s largest organizations for the physically challenged.

  • Three Faces of Tomorrow

    November 18, 2013, 8:23 pm

    Ashok is a tribal who is a victim of leprosy; Bharati is a victim of bride burning due to the oppressive custom of dowry; and Fatima is a Muslim slum dweller who has lost all hope in life due to poverty, an alcoholic father and parental discord. Three Faces of Tomorrow takes you through the journey of these three individuals. Fiscally supported by MSSO, three organizations Shantivan in Panvel, Mahila Hakka Saurakshan Sammiti in Nashik and Swaroopvardhini in Pune equipped them with survival skills and helped them integrate into society.

  • Dai – A Tribal Midwife

    November 18, 2013, 8:23 pm

    Dai – A tribal midwife takes you through the serene and simple life of tribals living in the interiors of Dhule District in Maharashtra where modern amenities are yet to reach. Deliveries among this tribal population are traditionally carried out by “aayas”, senior-most ladies in the village. A lack of trained midwives, proper pre-natal care, and insufficient nutrition for pregnant mothers along with superstitious practices has led to high child and maternal mortality rates. The Adivasi Arogya Sevika (Dai) Project trained leaders among tribal women to deal with maternal health and other health issues of women.

  • School that Gautam’s Mother Built

    November 18, 2013, 8:24 pm

    Gautam’s Mother is about a mother whose mentally challenged son, Gautam, inspires her to start a school for other children like him. Thus, with donated space and three students, Prabodini was formed with a goal to liberate mentally challenged children through teaching them self-reliance. Gautam’s mother sought help from MSSO, CIDA and the Alberta Wild Rose Foundation for building a school and a residence facility where mentally challenged children are taught practical skills for livelihood, and given the opportunity to mingle freely with their peers, feel cherished, and get a sense of belonging and happiness.

  • Of the people, by the people...

    November 18, 2013, 8:25 pm

    Of the People, by the people … depicts the journey of Indian environmental and social activist, S.R. Hiremath, and the organization he founded Samaja Parivarthana Samudaya (SPS).

  • Dr. – Bal Bolat Nahi

    March 22, 2015, 10:04 am

    Dr. Bal Bolat Nahi (Doctor, my baby doesn’t speak) narrates the story of Pranav, a young, bright hearing impaired child.

  • Changing Destinies

    May 4, 2015, 7:18 pm

    Changing Destinies is about Parivaar, an organization that provides support and education from early childhood to graduation, post-graduation till job-placement. Vinayak Lohani, raised in a well-to-do family, with degrees from IIT Kharagpur and IIM Kolkata, turned his back on lucrative corporate world and getting inspired by the compassion and selfless services by Ramakrishna Paramhansa and Swami Vivekanand took upon the mission of transforming the lives of hundreds of destitute children and established Parivaar. After joining Parivaar, children who had no opportunity of going to school aspire to be teachers, to be engineers, to be doctors and to enter into many such other careers.