Red chillies, road & water – the three just connect my recent experience on a rural visit. On 9th April, I found myself on the road from Hyderabad to Kavurivari Palem (KV Palem for easy reference) – an obscure village in the hinterlands of Andhra Pradesh. This photoblog is to capture and share my 2… Continue reading Red chillies, road & water …
If you are exhausted, volunteer. If you are tired of your hectic schedule, volunteer. If you are saturated by your university’s syllabus, volunteer. If you need a break from your work-life imbalanced, you must definitely volunteer. If you are looking for a meaning in your routine lifestyle, volunteer. And finally, if you want to share… Continue reading 10 reasons to Volunteer
What comes to your mind when you hear the word “volunteering?” According to google, the word volunteer means “a person who freely offers to take part in an enterprise or undertake a task.” Let’s dive deep in this definition, what does it mean to “freely offer?” – it means “to give without being asked.” Many… Continue reading What comes to your mind when you hear the word “volunteering?”
When I first saw the place in the above picture, it felt like a herculean task for it to change into a happy spot. It was difficult to even stand and take a picture owing to the stench of rotten thrown away food, rubbish. Any guess where this place could be? This is the backside… Continue reading Sixer beyond a boundary wall to a Happy Spot.
17 Volunteers got together today (2nd October 2017) to prepare 541 sandwiches in a matter of 3 hours in Bangalore. Simple ingredients such as safety equipment, coordination, punctuality and of course breads, healthy fillings made it happen! Our leader volunteer – Shilpi Sanyal took the responsibility of making all the arrangements required for preparing the… Continue reading How 17 Volunteers could feed 541 needy people in a day….
About 40 plus NGOs came together to attend the very first NGO Stakeholders introductory programme organized by Block Education Department of South Range – 4 in Bangalore. A novel attempt for knowledge sharing, networking of NGOs, (a few) Corporate and Volunteer groups on the intervention work carried out in Government Schools in the South Range… Continue reading When NGO met NGO with BEO….
Winning is a great moment because it’s a recognition and an affirmation of the fact of being & doing right. The pleasure of the award – to me, my family, friends, colleagues, and teammates – has nonetheless been very real. The award has further bolstered my voice on how beneficial volunteerism is, not only for… Continue reading How iVolunteer Awards has impacted my life!