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Science day with the children

                                                                January 22, 2018   I am writing this report to share my experience of having a science day at our Thriuvanmiyur centre.  6 of my friends came along with me. It was a very good experience for all of us. We shared few moral stories with them, and performed 2 basic science experiments and explained them the phenomena...
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Thiruvanmiyur Project Reflections

When Sunjeet first took me along to visit the Thiruvanmiyur project, then run by Karunakarya, I must confess, I was a little envious of the kids there. And why wouldn’t I be, they live right on the beach! A setting sun over a blue sea when we came in, and a beautiful moonlight reflecting off the waters, on our way out, nothing could stop one from falling in love with this place. This was definitely a project I was already looking forward to. How it all started: The Thiruvanmiyur project...
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Saidapet Slum Education Project

Hiding behind a towering CSI Church, an Amma canteen and an open railway line, is this small neighbourhood of Saidapet slum, where the dreams of a kid are bigger than his one room house for a family of 5. The first time I visited this neighborhood, I was struck by the contrast between the bright enthusiasm of the teacher, Ms. Sumathi, against the backdrop of her dingy little house. Her dreams were big and SELFLESS. It was clear that she will dedicate herself to these kids’ education, come what may....
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Bake Sale at Linköping University, Sweden

Fika is a central concept in Swedish culture. Fika means having something small to eat, often together with a cup of coffee or tea. While looking for some way to raise funds at my University I got inspired by the bake sale the kids.R.ok team in New York hosted some months ago. If a bake sale was a success in the US, having a bake sale in this fika-craving country should be even easier. So said and done, I started spreading my idea among my friends to see if anyone...
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