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Sahaayta Fundraiser for safer families

Venkat Raman

Against a scenario of rising family harm, an Auckland-based Counselling Service is conducting an event to mobilise resources to become more effective and responsive.

Sahaayta Counselling is organising the Programme titled, ‘Make a Difference,’ on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Ellerslie Events Centre, located at 80 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, Auckland.

Indian Newslink and Radio Tarana are promoting the Programme as their contribution to the superlative service being provided by Sahaayta led by Sucharita Varma its Director and Team Leader Zoya Salim Kara.

Diverse Services

As well as Counselling, the Organisation provides social support, assistance on issues relating to settlement, family harm prevention, alcohol and drug support and assistance during grief and loss suffered by clients.

Ms Varma said that Sahaayta does not receive any government funding and hence the forthcoming event is important to its objective of providing higher levels of service.

“On an average, we support 1000 families every year on referrals by community agencies, the New Zealand Police, Courts and individuals. We also manage ‘Sahaara,’ a women’s group, ‘Saveraa,’ a self-esteem group and conduct anger-management courses,” she said.

Please read updates on our web edition at www.indiannewslink.co.nz and on Social Media.

Tickets priced at $90 per person and tables seating ten persons each at $900 are now on sale. For details please call (09) 2804064. Email: info@sahaayta.org.nz Website: sahaayta.org.nz

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Photo Caption:

Sucharita Varma (third from left) and Zoya Salim Kara (extreme right) with Manasa Sirigiri, Dr Malvindar Singh Bains and Baljit Kaur Singh at the Ninth Annual Indian Newslink Lecture held on Monday, July 29, 2019 at Pullman Hotel, Auckland (Picture by Narendra Bedekar, Creative Eye Fotographics)

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