Thursday, February 18, 2016

GPM honoured with outstanding community volunteer award from the JDC India

Gabriel Project Mumbai was honored to receive an award for outstanding volunteering from the JDC and the Jewish Community of Mumbai at the Evelyn Peters Community Center on Feb 7, 2016. GPM director Jacob Sztokman received the award and GPM program coordinator Leya Elias,  accepted the award and certificate in his stead at a special annual ceremony.

One incredible project run jointly by GPM and JDC India is the GPM-JDC Internship Program for young Jewish Indian professionals and undergraduate students to work with the children of the Mumbai slums. Also, GPM's international participants join community events while in Mumbai and work with the Jewish community in many community run service projects.

More than 100 people attended the award  ceremony

Leya Elias receiving the award

Leya Elias receiving the award

Leya Elias giving an award acceptance speech

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