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Sangeet event in Chennai

It was a clear day after weeks of heavy rain, caused by the northeast monsoon which submerged half of Chennai. Rebecca Solmon our USA Director just arrived from New York and our team India was preparing for their first event in Chennai, India. Mahesh Madhaven our Design manager created some brilliant designs for our brochure, poster and banner. Having set all the things ready, we set out for a two hour drive from the city to the outskirts of Chennai. The location was Confluence Resort @ Mahabalipuram which is along...
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Unexpected meet up

The sun was setting after a beautiful Sunday in Chennai, India. Myself, Susanna and Sunjeet had a busy morning attending a kids.R.ok youth meeting organized in a church by our youth leaders. I was able to share to about 30 youngsters on my inspiration to start kids.R.ok and what we are doing currently. We were happy at the positive response of many youngsters who came to us after the meeting, saying that they would like to volunteer and help kids.R.ok. In the evening Sunjeet, Adeline, myself and Susanna had gone...
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Toilet and Bathroom Project – Orissa Children’s Home

In our first visit to the children’s home, our team was taken aback at the sight of the living condition for the children and to make it worse, the children did not have proper sanitary facilities and had to use the wilderness near the riverside during early mornings. In India, 60% of the rural population still uses the outdoors to relieve themselves in the absence of toilets. This is a problem for women and girls who usually go out in the dark night, leading to safety issues. This movement to...
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