A musical evening in aid of Aster KIND and Aster Sick Kids Foundation, Nightingale Sings for Children was an event where celebrated singer K.S. Chitra performed. The funds raised are going to be used to treat children with various critical health needs from developmental disabilities to intensive care across various hospitals in India.
A clean chit from the desert. And our national animal.
Aster Volunteers and Emirates NBD employees joined hands to clean up plastic wastes from Al Qudra Desert. The initiative saw 181 participants gather to remove up to 79 bags of harmful waste to save the desert and its inhabitants - our camels. This is one of the many initiatives under Green Choices which aims to make the world a greener place and usher in a future we all would like to live in.
100 promises delivered along with hopes of a new beginning.
Chief Minister of Kerala Shri Pinarayi Vijayan has handed over keys of the 100th house built by Aster Volunteers, to rehabilitate the flood victims of 2018 at an event held at Kochi Municipal Corporation Town Hall. This marks the completion of the first set of handovers out of the 250 Aster Homes which was announced as a part of the Rebuild Kerala initiative to help thousands of people who lost everything they possessed. Speaking on the occasion, Pinarayi Vijayan, commented that Aster Group has set an example for others with the initiatives taken by it in the area of social services. He added that as Dr. Azad Moopen is a philanthropic businessman such initiatives have received an added advantage. He also lauded the role played by Aster Volunteers in the flood rescue activities.
Aster Volunteers from Aster MIMS Kottakkal and MILES distributed free cloth bags and tree saplings in 380 houses in ward number 12 at Kalpakanchery Panchayath with the help of students and Haritha sena. They also conducted an awareness class. The initiative aims to educate and spread awareness about the harmful effects of plastic on our planet and to provide sustainable options and lifestyles that help in building a greener tomorrow.
The Green Santa initiative was a Christmas activity launched under our Green Choices platform. We put out a call for unused toys which could find new playmates. The activity
Continuing its commitment of bringing high-quality healthcare to underprivileged and underserved communities, Aster Volunteers launched Mobile Medical Services in Kochi, India. The initiative will serve
Moopen Institute for Local Empowerment (MILES) was the result of a lifelong dream of the founder of Aster DM Healthcare, Padma Shri. Dr. Azad Moopen - to help those who can't help themselves take
The students of M A Moopen school for Special Needs visited Kozhikode on a school excursion on Tuesday. With support from Aster Volunteers at MIMS, the beach visit was a roaring success. Many of them
Aster Volunteers has launched and provided primary medical care to people living in remote areas of India, the UAE, and other parts of the world where citizens have challenges accessing medical facilities.
The common ground to celebrate inclusivity.
Aster Volunteers hosted Common Ground, an event that celebrates people of determination and their achievements.
A day dedicated to the ones who will design the future.
Healthy kids brighter future is an Aster Volunteers initiative that started on Children’s day 14 Nov, 2019. It
Over 9000 people across 3 countries ran to the beat of a healthy heart at the Be Young at Heart Marathon
The world heart day 10 k run was flagged off officially at Zabeel
1020 hearts immortalised in the Guinness Book of World Records.
One of Aster DM Healthcare's group hospital, Ramesh Hospitals, Vijayawada, is now in the Guinness
Healthy hydration for tomorrow changemakers.
Aster Volunteers along with MIMS Charitable Trust installed 2 purified water dispensers in Himayathul Islam School. The students who have been
Aster Volunteers from Qatar along with Lalcares Mohanlal Fans Qatar Unit, Radio Suno 91.7 Malayalam FM, Radio Olive 106.3 Hindi FM and Ibin Ajyn Group distributed around 30000 drinking water bottles
For the 3rd year running, we conducted My India Healthy India, a campaign to liberate India from poor health. We conducted activities like the Water Warriors painting contest where 350 students from
A persistent problem faced by the medical community is the reliable availability of safe blood at the hour of need. And to help do our part for this cause, this World Blood Donor Day, Aster Volunteers
Taking steps to protect our planet
For World Environment Day, our volunteers swung into action to protect the earth. Aster Prime Hospital held a Walkathon to clear the streets
Giving people the Iftar meal that they deserve
Humanity stepped in to feed the hungry this Ramadan season. Aster Volunteers organized an Iftar party at various old age homes
Gifting children school essentials and hope for their future
Every child deserves to go out there and discover the power of their dreams. We taught several underprivileged
This World Cancer Day, the Wishing Tree bore fruit.
This World Cancer Day, Aster Volunteers across Aster Hospitals from Kolhapur, Qatar, Calicut, Kottakkal, Oman, Hyderabad,
The band that plays not just for ears, but hearts too.
Meet Muthu, Jaymohan and Benny, the three extraordinary talents that make up Heart to Heart, the resident band at Aster
Saluting the heroes building Dubai.
The Dubai sun is a most punishing supervisor for the thousands of men working under its intense heat.
We partnered with Radio
An event to celebrate the babies born at Aster.
All the babies that were born over the last 9 years at Aster Mims, Kottakkal were invited along with their parents for a big
Two big milestones for the Aster DM Healthcare Group.
In celebration of the Aster Dm Healthcare Group turning 30 years old, we launched an entity tasked with managing all
When Kerala witnessed its worst flood in a century, Aster Volunteers answered the distress call.
More than fifty thousand homes had been destroyed, and 300 plus people died.
An event to celebrate and foster creativity in our children.
In observance of Children’s Day, Aster Volunteers conducted an art competition for 246 children from Bachpan
Mr. Sajan C.L. lives in a rented house with his wife and 2 children. Running a popular tender coconut cart at Cherai beach, he earned his livelihood catering to tourists visiting the beach.
Helping the Abdullahs, an elderly couple recover their business.
In August 2018, as the pristine state of Kerala was gearing up to celebrate Onam, it was hit by the worst flood
Helping Rajan the hairdresser get back to doing what he does best.
In the wake of destruction left by the Kerala floods, one of its many severely affected victims was Rajan the
Helping empower our very own Hellen Keller.
Born prematurely, Ms. Sishna Anand aka the Hellen Keller of Kannur, was from birth denied the gifts of vision, hearing, and speech
Brewing up a new beginning for Sumathy Gopalan.
Sumathy Gopalan from Kanjoor lost her tea stall, her only source of income, to the devastating Kerala floods. Left without a
Equipping new parents with critical knowledge and parenting skills.
Baby safety is of paramount importance and we held an event to educate parents on how having the right
An event where both children and teachers learnt something important – critical, life-saving skills.
Aster Al Raffa Hospitals and Clinics, Oman, conducted a BLS training
A drive to remind people to cool off and stay hydrated in the heat.
The underprivileged are the first to fall prey to the effects of extreme heat. Which is why we partnered
Drive to educate children about hand and oral hygiene.
So important that we held 61 sessions, led by experienced doctors and nursing educators at schools and other training
60 Asterians joined the effort to clean up Canolly Canal.
Proving that no task is impossible, 60 Aster Volunteers worked hard over a period of 10 days, to help clean up the
Solving old problems over the new year – road safety awareness drive.
Aster Volunteers helped drive home the message that no matter the cause for celebration, drive
Celebrating Dubai’s people of determination.
Al Amal 1.0 was a first-of-its-kind event hosted by Dubai Club for the differently abled, with the aim of helping them by
Providing medical care to the underprivileged.
Aster Volunteers partnered with the Emirates Red Crescent, Dubai to launch ‘Smile’ - a program to help bring medical
National cleanliness drive conducted in India.
My India Healthy India 1.0, was a mission driven by our chairman Dr. Moopen, who on the 70th anniversary of Indian independence
Showing children the way of kindness.
Before Aster Hospital, Al Qusais opened its doors, we invited the changemakers of tomorrow to create a testament for the world to see.
Providing healthcare to refugees escaping to Jordan from war-torn Syrian.
Jordan has opened its doors to refugees escaping the civil war in Syria but is finding it difficult
Exclusive event for government employees in Dubai.
Aster Volunteers partnered with the Department of Immigration, Dubai to conduct a 3-day Basic Life Support (BLS) training,
Helping those suffering the unthinkable – starvation.
Famine has turned Somaliland into one of the worst humanitarian crises in modern history.
As a part
Many communities around the world do not have access to healthcare. This has become especially difficult during the Covid-19 situation. Aster Volunteers Mobile Medical Services strives to bring medical services like temperature screening, medicines, and check-ups to these communities. 16,184 people were positively impacted by this initiative across 5 countries.
Food, kits, and essentials can go a long way for the less fortunate during the Covid-19 crisis. Aster Volunteers take to the streets in Dubai, Kochi, Kottakal, Kannur, and Bangalore to help those in need. Feed the Hungry initiative ensures that thousands of people don't sleep on an empty stomach. Impacted about 47,879 people with 273,863 meals
We're conducting a series of Facebook live sessions to help people cope with the current COVID 19 pandemic. These sessions are hosted by expert doctors from Aster hospitals. Log on to facebook.com/AsterVolunteers to know more.
The Aster Volunteers Green Choices program will initiate a series of activations that will enable us to shift to a more sustainable future. We firmly believe that sustainability should be at the core of our business, and this is the first step.
Eco tales is a storytelling initiative to spread lasting awareness amongst school children on the need for preserving nature. The initiative will reach out to 50 schools in Kerala. We feel that the best audience for these stories are the ones whose future is actually at stake.
Aster Community Connect wants to better lives through providing livelihoods, medical aid, employment, free surgeries and more. And we do this through the help of our volunteers and partners. We will continue telling these stories of good that touched hearts and healed the one community we are all a member of - humanity.
As the people of Kerala get back on their feet, it’s time to rebuild - starting with their homes. Aster Homes will help rehabilitate or rebuild homes that were wholly or partially affected by the Kerala floods. We need volunteers to help execute this project.