Organ Donation Campaign Among Youth (OCAY 2014)
Cyriac Elias Voluntary Association (CEVA) launched Organ Donation Campaign Among Youth (OCAY 2014) on August 6, 2014, – Organ Donation Day.
Rev. Fr. Jince Padinjareyil CMI, Secretary of CEVA delivered the welcome address. Rev. Fr. Varghese Vithayathil CMI, General Councillor of Social Apostolate of CMI Congregation and Moderator of CEVA presided over the function. Mr. Benny Joseph, General Convener of Janapaksham, inaugurated the project by Lighting the Lamp. Rev. Fr. Jose Thachil, Vice-President of CEVA, Rev. Fr. Roby Kannanchira, Director of Chavara Institute of Management & Chavara Cultural Centre and Rev. Fr. Siju Paul, Principal of Chavara Institute of Medi a Studies and Rev. Fr. Jaison Paul – Living Faith Channel were among the other dignitaries present.
Most of the participants wished to share the gift of life after their deaths by organ donation and filled in the Organ Donation forms available at the venue. After the inaugural session, CEVA conducted an Awareness Programme on Organ Donation Awareness with the support of Mohan Foundation and Kerala Network for Organ Sharing.
The Awareness Programme was were handled by Mr. Aneesh P V, Transplant Coordinator of Kerala Network for Organ Sharing and Mr. Akash Manohar, Project Manager of Mohan Foundation.