Jeevodaya’sBalmela is one of the most successful programmes for children. The programme has been able to mobilize children from all walks of life from platform, to slum dwellers, homeless and also their immediate peers. It is an annual programmes were children receive informal interactive sessions on health and hygiene, sanitation and receive bath, haircut together. After the cleanliness regime they are provided with new clothes, a first aid kit and at the end the celebration a Gala Lunch.
With programme like cultural events, interactive games and competitions the occasion also helps these children to identify their inner abilities/ talent, encouraging them to explore there hidden skills using drawing, dancing, music and sports as effective informal mediums.