Our Activities

THE COOK FOR CHANGE CHALLENGE

 Launchpad of Veruschka Foundation

  • A platform to showcase culinary skills of our uniquely abled friends. Our flagshup programme aims to provide assured livelihood opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Competition top prize – 2 months professional training at SK Kitchens and an opportunity to cook with Chef Sanjeev Kapoor in his restaurant – Yellow Chilli Kitchen, Dadar
  • Regular workshops for the runners up at Chef Sanjeev Kapoor’s professional kitchen to improve their skills

 

 

 

GROWING  CHANGE  

From Farm to Food with a Difference

  • Outdoor workshop activity with eco-enterprise D-ERT, The Earth Shop at Pixie Dust Urban Community Farm to promote the farm-ability of eco-friendly enthusiasts and differently abled individuals.
  • A platform for the local community to recognise a shared interest of organic farming with differently abled individuals, thereby promoting inclusivity.

 

 

SERVING  CHANGE

Taste  the  Difference

  • With food  being  a  common  zest  among  some  of  our  fellow  Change  Makers,  Veruschka  Foundation  aims  to  join  tables  with  organisations  who  offer  cookery  as  part  of  their  curriculum /  vocational  activities  for  individuals  with  developmental 
  • Serving Change  aims  to  provide  work  experience  for  our  budding  Chefs  in  a  mainstream  food  business  who  wish  to pursue  cookery  as  a  career  

 

 

 

 

CULINARIS  COOKERY  COURSE 

Empowering  Individuals  with  Developmental   Disabilities

  • Collaborative initiative  with  Andrew’s  College, CCHMCT  and  organisations  engaged  with  Developmental  disabilities  having  an  interest  for  cooking.
  • Opportunity for  differently  abled  individuals  to  get  a  diploma  in  food  and  beverage 

 

 

 

AWARENESS  PROGRAMS

Information  Dissemination  on  Developmental  Disability

  • Awareness session  organised  by Forum  for  Autism  and  Sunshine  School, Vashi.
  • CEO of  Veruscka  Foundation  –    Tatyana  Dias   explained  facts  about  stem  cell  therapy  to  parents  and  general  public.