When one thinks of giving back to their community, or to a social cause, the first thought is that of giving in kind or in currency. Time is usually not so quickly thought of as an option. However, its increasingly evident that if time is harnessed well, can do wonders to create a much more caring… Continue reading Rethinking Volunteering- from transactional to transformational
The Sikkim Himalayan Academy is a small school nestled on the Hills in Buriakhop, a little village up in West Sikkim.I returned with a few friends a few weeks ago, having volunteered there for a week. As in most instances, the immediate response or recounting of an experience soon after it has occurred tends to… Continue reading I JUST BECAME A BETTER VOLUNTEER !!!
Suddenly one evening I receive a text message from my Director Shalabh asking me to represent iVolunteer for a youth conclave called Vidh-Youth organised by Centre for Social Action(CSA) at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore. “Vidh-Youth is a conclave that aims to bring together students from different educational institutions in Bangalore who actively engage… Continue reading Mechanism of Encouraging Volunteering Among Youth @ Vidh-Youth, CHRIST College
This International Volunteer Day, an army of photographers from Picture Perfect Moments gathered at Topsia Canal Side to capture the miseries, tragedies and hardships these rag pickers have to undergo every day. Members of the team also largely interacted with these persons and interviewed them for a better understanding of their lives. PPM for society was a resourceful… Continue reading Life through the Lens!
The definition of volunteering can be summed up in one line – using your skills to impact the social sector. How difficult is it? The answer to this question is best explained below. A small boy notices a consumed plastic bottle floating in the middle of the pond. In flash, his mother’s lessons appear before… Continue reading Volunteer’s Boat of Confidence
A lot of stories remain untold as we journey further in our lives. Some of those stories are too good to be shared and some bring us the sense of shame or embarrassment. However, there are the other stories that are meant to be shared and echoed throughout because they are associated to a bigger… Continue reading Dangerous yet Pulchritudinous The Road to Koviloor
The human species is said to be evolving every day of the hour moving towards technology, specifically mobile or movable technology. Over the years computers have been substituted by phones, our grocery stores have been substituted by mobile applications delivering fresh fruits and vegetables right at our doorstep. With the on the going movement of… Continue reading In Mumbai: Throw and Grow