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Walking for a Cause!

Written by DU Khabar

AIESEC in Delhi University inaugurated much hyped campaign titled
Discovering Hope by its first event “TB RIDE”. On March 24, World Tuberculosis Day, members from the second best local chapter of the world’s largest youth run international organization, conducted a walk against Tuberculosis with the objective of eradication of the disease completely from the country, in association with BCare International, a registered and legitimate NGO BIC 117 of 2003 in India that has been working against HIV/TB, an ally of GCTA and PTCC.

The participants included Tanisha Pandey, the President of the Local Committee, leading the rally, all the way from Ramlila Maidan to Jantar Mantar where the team members finally concluded the event by delivering personal opinions about how the objective can be achieved to the Meercat media partners from New York, who were covering the event enthusiastically as the participants were screaming out slogans holding placards that read “REACH, TREAT, CURE” and “ZERO TB DEATH”. With aims as broadly versatile as creating social awareness and impact amongst the masses to inculcate a sense of leadership in budding minds, AIESEC adheres to its purpose of peace and fulfillment of humankind’s potential.

With their latest event lined up in the coming month of April called Discovering Hope, AIESEC in Delhi University is back with a bang; through which they will be defining, discovering and distribution hope to patients and survivors of diseases like Cancer and Tuberculosis Their sole objective is to spread awareness about ill effects of smoking and prevention of these diseases.

Volunteers during their walk for a cause came up with some really valuable opinions. “Ensuring BCG vaccination of new born children and organising awareness camps in rural dispensaries is the simplest solution for the eradication of the disease completely”, said Ayush Mohan, one of the participants of the drive.


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