Ms Anna Uhlich a type 1 diabetic herself, from Vienna-Austria, has been promoting the Trust's objectives in Austria, Germany and Switzerland by writing articles and providing information on the internet.
Anna visits DREAM Trust November 2009

Ms Anna M Uhlich of Vienna, Austria & a great friend of DREAM Trust revisited DREAM Trust at Nagpur (India) in November 2009. She was joined by another sponsor of DREAM Trust – Ms Marika of Austria. During their stay here, they interacted with more than 200 children sponsored by sponsors from Austria, Germany & Switzerland. She also visited homes of a few children.

November 14, 2009 was celebrated as ‘World Diabetes Day’ by DREAM Trust where Anna was the Guest of Honour. Diabetic children of the Trust, their parents & some well wishers of the Trust attended the function. Anna, in her address, shared her own experiences of type 1 diabetes, with the children and gave them a very optimistic view. Some children of the Trust also shared their experiences with the audience. Dr. Sharad Pendsey, Managing Trustee, appealed to children to pursue education and become self-reliant. Anna has always been an inspiration to DREAM Trust, he said.


Home visit

November 14th 2009

Ketki sharing her experience with the audience

R to L: Dr. Sharad Pendsey, Anna M Uhlich, Dr. Rutuja Sharma

Her efforts have resulted in increasing the number of sponsorship considerably She's an enthusiast and has very ambitious plans in achieving the objectives of the Trust. She regularly publishes News Bulletins for the sponsors. Anna M Uhlich visited Dream Trust in 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 and again in 2012. She had an opportunity to meet several children at DREAM Trust especially sponsored by sponsors from Austria, Switzerland and Germany. She addressed these children, their parents as well as a group of doctors of Nagpur and shared her experiences regards her life with diabetes. She also visited homes of these children, in Nagpur and the nearby villages. She along with the staff of DREAM Trust spent time with the children by going out for picnics and outings with them.

Ms. Anna Uhlich adressing children of DREAM TRUST. Also seen Dr. Sharad Pendsey



Anna M Uhlich is working very hard in promoting Dream Trust in Switzerland also.

Andre Weiss (Switzerland) visited DREAM Trust briefly in December 2009

He met 2 children sponsored by him and his wife.
Photo shows (Andre Weiss with Renuka & Santosh)
Dr. Sharad Pendsey meets Swiss Sponsors

Dr. Sharad & Mrs. Swati Pendsey (Trustees) were on a private visit to Switzerland in May 2010. During their visit to Lucern, they met Mr. Bernhard Bachinger and Dr. Jurg Saboz (Sponsors of DREAM Trust). They had an hour long discussion about the Trust. Mr. Bachinger declared that he would wish to sponsor two additional type 1 diabetic children at DREAM Trust. DREAM Trust is grateful to him for this gesture.

Ms Anna Uhlich organized this meeting despite such a short notice, thanks Anna!

Picture shows: L to R: Mr. Bachinger, Sharad & Swati Pendsey and Dr. Saboz
Dream Trust celebrated “WORLD DIABETES DAY “ on 14th November’ 2011 at Hotel Centre Point, Nagpur. Mr. Andrea was the Guest of Honor. Mr. Andrea is from Switzerland and is on World tour on bicycle. This adventure he has undertaken to create awareness about Diabetes in Children and raise funds for the welfare of poor Children with Diabetes. He narrated his adventurous experiences while touring on bicycle from Switzerland to India
  Andrea with his cycle Dr. Sharad Pendsey addressing the gathering on World Diabetes Day


A fine gesture by Prof. Dr. Petzoldt !
Prof. Dr. Petzoldt a renowned diabetologist who retired in the year 2002 as the director of Diabetes Klinik, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, donated the money he’d received on his Farewell Party, to DREAM Trust so as to support diabetic children. Incidentally Dr.Petzoldt was the teacher of Dr.Sharad Pendsey, the Managing Trustee of DREAM Trust in 1981-82 when Dr.Pendsey had worked in Bad Oeynhausen.

Anna Uhlich co-ordinated with him and some German philanthropists and their joint efforts have increased the number of sponsored children considerably. This includes Ypsomed , a well known company which also helped in sponsoring type 1 diabetic children of Dream Trust

Kerstin Kloss, a journalist from Hamburg, & a type 1 diabetic herself, visited DREAM Trust in November 2010; she
interviewed some children at DREAM Trust.
In the picture Ms Kerstin Kloss, Mrs. & Dr. Sharad Pendsey, Manisha a diabetic girl with her parents

Four senior doctors, a podiatrist and a diabetes educator from Germany, visited DREAM Trust on 24th & 25th November 2011. They interacted with children and parents of DREAM Trust; they appreciated the work of DREAM Trust and showed keen interest of the Trust.
Dr. Karin Schlecht, Dr. Joachim Kersken, Dr. Bernhard Beier, Dr. Ulrike Koch, Mrs. Theresia Schfer - Ose, Ms Ulla Jung
Dr. Karin Schlecht, Dr. Joachim Kersken, Dr. Bernhard Beier, Dr. Ulrike Koch, Mrs. Theresia Schfer - Ose, Ms Ulla Jung
Anna Visits Dream Trust 2012

Ms. Anna Uhlich from Austria visited Dream Trust in the year 2012. She was accompanied by 6 more guests from Austria . On 12th February 2012, Dream Trust launched some new Rehabilitation program for Type 1 diabetic children of Dream Trust at Hotel Centre Point, Nagpur. Anna Uhlich was the guest of Honor.

She launched the program by donating bicycles to 3 diabetic children during her visit helping them to go to school by bicycle.
Picture taken during Home visit. Anna Uhlich interacting with the Type 1
diabetic girl.
picture taken during home visit. Anna
Uhlich with her guests from Austria
& also seen diabetic child clong with
the staff of Dream Trust
Picture taken during home visit
alongwith the children from
the village
Anna Visits Dream Trust 2015
A glittering function was held at Hotel centre point on 25th Oct 2015. Various activities , entertainment , appreciation of victory over diabetes etc were performed .The function started with welcome address by Dr. Sharad Pendsey, Managing Trustee of Dream Trust where he narrated the difficulties he faced in starting the trust till its present growth after the completion of twenty years (1995-2015).

Ms. Anna Uhlich, Guest of Honour and a Great Friend of Dream trust from Vienna Austria lauded the achievements of the Trust . She is herself a type 1 diabetic since last 30 years is a brand ambassador of Dream Trust in German speaking Europe in countries like Austria, Germany and Switzerland. She is associated for the last 15 years with the Trust .
Dream Trust annually awards “The Friend of Dream Trust “ , this year’s award was given to Mr. David Len from Germany . He has been supporting the trust since 2012 and sponsoring 6 children.
5 children with type 1 diabetes of more than 25 years duration were awarded victory over diabetes medal.
Guests accompanying of Ms. Anna Uhlich were Mr. David Len , Mrs. Gabi Clever, Germany, Ms. Marika, Ms. Niki & Mr. Jacob from Austria and they were felicitated during the function. They came to Nagpur to understand the work of Dream Trust.
Ms Anna Uhlich was presented with a medal for her 15 year long association with Dream Trust thereby helping Dream Trust to achieve its aims and objectives .
Anna Uhlich and her friends brought 92 woolen caps and scarfs for Dream Trust Children .
They knitted these woolen materials on several weekends & Dream Trust appreciates the dedication.
Anna interviews many children sponsored by Swiss, German & Austrian sponsors during her stay at Nagpur in Oct- Nov 2015. She presented all the sponsored children with gifts which the children were pleased to receive it.
Home visits made during her visit 2015