We have come a long way. Over the past 12 years, Sankalp has evolved from a group of college students toiling hard to ensure no one in their vicinity suffers due to shortage of blood into a structured organization working with experts and taking Karnataka towards 100% voluntary blood donation and a making the state thalassemia free.
Information about the organization in general
With the onset of the new financial year, Sankalp Rakta Kranti Team looked to make a strong start with plenty of blood drives catering to the summer period. On the back of a year with close to 12,000 units collection having gone by, the team wanted to maintain the same momentum. In summary, 1055 units were collected in 13 drives.
April is a busy month at Sankalp. It is time to review the work done in last year, compile reports, share feedbacks and plan for the time to come. It's the time when the gaps from the past year tend to share the mind space with the resolve to achieve the targets for the year to come.
After the seasonal break around the Christmas - New Year period we had 9 camps in Jan collecting 751 units of blood in the month of January. Let us have a look at the drives from January.
Our experience with sharing the vision of Bombay blood group at National Meet on Total Voluntary Blood Programme - Vision 2020
Association of Voluntary Blood Donors, West Bengal (AVBDWB) organised National Meet on Total Voluntary Blood Programme - Vision 2020 from 23-25th January, 2015 at Kolkata. This is one meet which is looked forward to by voluntary organisation from all over the country.
December was a busy month in anticipation of the winter shortage. In all 12 blood donation drives were organized in December collecting 1223 units or blood. Let’s have a look at each camp.
The following are the highlights of the activities at the Thalassemia Prevention, Management and Cure Program of Sankalp India Foundation for the month of August.
Rakta Kranti - the news from the blood donation drives
After the busy summer months of organising a huge number of camps, Sankalp slowed down the pace in August.
The following article relating to remand for replacement blood units has been taken from the Facebook post of one of our volunteer.
If the blood banks can't accept blood from reputed, licensed blood banks in the city then why should the Government ask for increasing voluntary blood donation at all?
Let us see what May had in store for us at Sankalp.
The 10th anniversary of Sankalp India Foundation presented the organisation with the opportunity to review the work done through the past years and formulate the strategy for the decade to come.