VAANI is celebrating World Deaf Week in the three northeastern states of Assam, Meghalaya and Mizoram through various programmes –
On 25 September 2011, Sunday, in Assam, VAANI aims to bring together children from various integrated schools covered by Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and the children of Bhawri Devi Sarawgi Government Deaf School at Guwahati to share their ideas and creativity and express them through an art competition.
In Meghalaya, on 30 September 2011, Friday, VAANI is organising a similar drawing competition with the children from various integrated schools covered by the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and the children from School and Centre for Hearing Handicapped Children SCHHC at Shillong.
In Mizoram, VAANI is conducting a talk show on the 19th of September with eminent people from various fields. There are also street plays to be held on the 25th September to spread awareness about deafness in the community in Aizawl.