Friday, May 04, 2012

WSD Summer Workshops For Kids

The Welfare of Stray Dogs (WSD) is an animal welfare NGO that sterilizes and immunizes stray dogs. We also have an adoption program for abandoned pets and pariahs, an on-site first–aid program and an education and awareness program in schools, colleges, streets and slums. WSD has so far sterilized more than 43,000 stray dogs and impacted the lives of over a lakh and twenty thousand through first-aid, immunization and adoption.

The Welfare Of Stray Dogs (WSD) announces fun-filled summer workshops for kids on various activities with a street dog theme

1) Story Telling Workshop with Jerry Pinto, Journalist and Author on Saturday, May 12, 2012  (11 am to 1 pm)  Ages - 5 to 10 years
Come spin some stories about street dogs

2) Painting Workshop with Art For Akanksha, A division of The Akanksha Foundation  on Thursday, May 17, 2012 (11am to 1 pm) - Ages - 9 to 15 years
Learn how to draw pictures of street dogs in a creative and fun way.

3) Photography Workshop  with Arko Datta, award-winning photojournalist and Co-founder of Udaan - School Of Photography on Saturday, May 19, 2012 (10 am to12 pm) - Ages - 9 to 15 years
Learn the art of photographing your favorite street animal - Participants to bring their own camera.

4) Origami Workshop with Sonya Shastri, WSD volunteer on Thursday, May 24, 2012 (11am to 1 pm)  - Ages - 5 to 10 years
Have fun learning to make origami animals 

5) Writing Workshop with Lyla Bavadam, Journalist, Frontline magazine  on Saturday, May 26, 2012 - Ages 9 to 15 years
Be a street dog reporter
6) Street Dog Treasure hunt -Saturday, June 2, 2012  9:00 am.  Ages 5 to 10 and Ages 11 - 15. Call WSD for start point details. Kids to be accompanied by one Adult. 
Find street dogs as the treasure with given clues.

Kids might have to search out "Traffic" with the given clues

Venue Of the Workshops

Workshops other than Photography and Street Dog Treasure Hunt will be conducted at Dream Catchers Hall, Greenfields Organic Shop, Army Navy Building(back-entrance),Opposite City Civil Court Post Office, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 23. Tel : 22853784

Photography workshop will be conducted at the WSD kennels, Saat Rasta, near Dhobi Ghat, Mahalakshmi, Mumbai - 11

Workshop Fee - One Workshop - Rs 200,  Two Workshops - Rs 300, Three and above - Rs 500 
Limited seats so please register in advance.
Contact no - 64222838 or 9819100808 or e-mail

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