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Relief Efforts Chennai Flood

It was heartening to see the response of people to help the affected children living in Saidapet slums. The kids.R.ok team in Chennai (India) did an incredible job of collecting aid from compassionate donors and delivering the materials to children directly. 250 children who lost their belongings in the floods received new clothes, shoes, school bags, notebooks and stationary items from kids.R.ok. kids.R.ok team were swiftly led by our Indian Director Sunjeet Sudhir and our visiting American Director Rebecca Solomon. Team members like Mahesh Madhaven, Roy Robinson and Adeline Ashok...
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Orissa Childrens Home Visit – Gotta Love Their Smile

I planned another visit to Orissa to see the finished construction project of the children’s home and inaugurate the finished construction of toilets and bathrooms. Not more than ten months ago, when I visited the children in Orissa, the kids were bit apprehensive in their interactions. It might have been the language barrier or just meeting someone for the first time, which to be honest makes us all to be on our guard regardless. So this time around, I wanted the barrier to be broken and make a connection with...
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Deluge in Chennai, India

Nature in its fury brings everyone to its knees, the rich and the poor, though it seems the poor always seem to take the hardest hit all the times. The sad news is the loss of more than 400 people and thousands of homes gone asunder in the deluge. Chennai: Patients being shifted from a flooded hospital after heavy rains in Chennai on Tuesday. PTI Photo(PTI12_1_2015_000323B) Incessant monsoon rains caused the metropolitan city of Chennai to become an ‘island’ flooded by river waters flowing out of lakes and reservoirs. This...
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First toilet in Urladani village

We initiated the project of constructing toilets and bathrooms for the children after our first visit to Urladani village in 2014. You can read about the construction process in our previous blog article by clicking this link. kids.R.ok dedicated the newly constructed toilets & bathroom during our visit to Orissa on 28th November 2015. This is officially the first ‘pukkah’ constructed toilet in the whole village with water and septic tank facility. This time our board trustee Mr. N. Ashok Kumar, a retired ‘Chief Auditor’ for a national bank in...
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