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On World Disability Day, NGO Narayan Seva Sansthan to hold free-of-cost Limb Donation Camp in Delhi

In addition to corrective surgeries, the camp is expected to provide training to the specially-abled and poor people to develop their potential so that they can be self-reliant

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New Delhi, Dec 2, 2016: A charitable organisation will hold an artificial limb donation camp in which 101 aids including 51 artificial limbs, tri-cycles, wheelchairs and crutches will be distributed.

The free-of-cost limb donation camp, to be organised here on World Disability Day (December 3) by Narayan Seva Sansthan, will have around 100 amputees from across the country.

“During the camp, we will be distributing prosthesis and other devices that have been designed using the latest technology by prosthetists and not normal technicians,” Narayan Seva Sansthan President Prashant Agarwal told IANS on Thursday.

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In addition to corrective surgeries, the camp is expected to provide training to the specially-abled and poor people to develop their potential so that they can be self-reliant.

“The aim of the camp is to help, guide and encourage the patients. During such camps, we often see that patients feel encouraged when they see each other. They share their experiences and guide each other accordingly,” Agarwal said.

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“India is in great need for sensitisation, when it comes to disability and we must come together to combat the stigma surrounding disabilities,” he added.

“The Artificial Limb Distribution camp is another endeavour from our side to help these individuals in their path to a fully-functioning member of the society,” he explained. (IANS)

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YouTube CEO Donates 200K Trees for #TeamTrees Initiative: Report

According to the campaign's website, one dollar is equivalent to one tree, and each tree will be "planted in a variety of forests on public and private land

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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has announced that she is donating 200,000 trees for #TeamTrees initiativeto to YouTuber Jimmy “MrBeast” Donaldson.

“Incredible to see the momentum of #TeamTrees and the power of the YouTube creator community raising money for Arbor Day,” Wojcicki Tweeted, alongside a video of her planting a tree outside of YouTube’s California headquarters.

Recently, MrBeast(Jimmy) officially announced the ‘#TeamTrees’ initiative, aiming to raise $20 million by the end of 2020 to help the Arbor Day Foundation plant 20 million trees around the world, The Verge recently reported.

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FILE – Signage is seen inside the YouTube Space LA offices in Los Angeles, California, Oct. 21, 2015. VOA

Earlier, multi-billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk has donated $1 million worth of trees.

Additionally, Twitter chief Jack Dorsey, too, donated money to plant 150,000 trees.

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YouTube has collected over $2.1 million, also, #TeamTrees official website stands at $8.9 million.

According to the campaign’s website, one dollar is equivalent to one tree, and each tree will be “planted in a variety of forests on public and private land. (IANS)