Celebrate This Diwali in a different way with OffBeat Sahyadri at Umbarnewadi 11th November, 2012

One of the best day witnessed by Team OffBeat Sahyadri so far!!! We thank each and every person who supported us in any possible way for “The joy Of giving Drive”. As every year we donated Faral n sweets on Diwali at some of the base villages in Sahyadris, This Diwali with the support of OffBeat Sahyadri family we also could distribute Sweets, chocolates, cloths, books, other stationary items, toys etc to villagers of Umbarnewadi and two adjoining villages 🙂 Special thanks to those who Donated stuff as well as participated in the Todays donation Drive 🙂 🙂 Your Support turned this small initiative into a huge success ” — with Aniruddha Kelkar, Sujit Kumar, Raj Nagle, Apurva Bhasagare, Paresh Gharat, Adi Fixer, Prashant Bansode, Yadnesh Barne, Zeenat Sikilkar, Pragati Koli, Sagar Shende, Rahool Khot, Swapnil Uchil, Shubham Harale, Sameer Choughule, Dilipkumar Vunnava, ????????????? ????, Sushil Gowardhan and Dilesh Virkud.


Swapnil Uchil
a great start to diwali….imagine an entire far flung village all dressed up in colourful clothes…that would be possible only because of the massive support by trekkers to OffBeat Sahyadri’s Joy of giving drive..sweets and faral for everyone, clothes good for two villages, and toys, books etc for children…and some hiking..its Diwali indeed!

Images above by Sushil Gowardhan

This year, we are planning to distribute sweets at Umbarne wadi at the base Of Matheran.

Be Part of the “ The Joy Of Giving ” Drive and make a difference in someone’s life!!!

We also invite people who wish to donate, sweets, stationery, clothes, toys etc.

One may contribute in one of the following ways

  • Join us for the Faral Distribution.
  • May contribute financially for the purpose
  • May drop goods with us to be distributed on your behalf

We appeal to Public : Please drop with us

  • Used toys
  • Used clothes ( in good condition )
  • Stationery
  • Sweets
  • anything that could be donated to less privileged people.

And we will take care of transportation and distribution.


Where Can one Drop Stuff to be Donated 


Mulund : B 7, Nav Indraprastha, Mithagar Road Mulund East.


Or just Contact us We will collect it from your place.

To whom is OffBeat Sahyadri donating the stuff :
Umbernawadi is a small hamlet, Sadwitched between Morbe Dam and Matheran hills.


Since surrounded by hills and dam backwaters it is deprived of proper transportation facilities.


One has to walk for an hour from Ambewadi to reach Umbernewadi.



Population density 

Women : 55 approx

Children : 80 approx

Men : 50 approx


last date to donate  : 10th Novemeber 2012

For those who wish to join us : Meeting Point : Karjat Station Plat form No 1 : 8.00am 

Travel expenditure will be equally shared.

For other Details Contact us.


Team OffBeat Sahyadri

9664782503 / 9987990300 / 9850193039


Last two days my cell is continuously ringing and I have traveled almost all parts of mumbai 🙂 Amazed by the kind of response we have got for the ” The Joy Of Giving ” Drive…… Help has poured in, in all kinds Cash, Cloths, Sweets, Stationary, Voluntaring for collection …… Hats off to Beaters … OffBeat Sahyadri Family Rocks 🙂
Thanks a millions to all those who have contributed in any way for the cause 🙂 🙂



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