As I held the permission letter in hand I didn’t know what to think, feel or say! That was it. All the brainstorming, efforts for quick fix solutions, assimilating previous year’s progress report, listing of nearby government schools paid off.. If only I could read the letter and rejoice! Yes, being illiterate in the local…… Continue reading When persistent knocking opens the door…
Today we share with you special volunteering reflection… Goutam Chanda, he takes interest in conducting workshops, interacting with youths. He comes with a reach experience; feedback on his ways has been very impressive. Here he shares his experiences as a volunteer… My blog…Goutam Chanda In the Seva Kendra Calcutta Livelihood Center, a bright group of…… Continue reading Volunteering Reflection: Gautam Chanda
10 energetic volunteers on the 6th Nov had reached Guruasara Trust, after a hectic day at work but with loads of joy to share with the children of the NGO partner. Celebrating Diwali with children while painting the diyas to light up every corner of the home was the day’s excitement while the volunteers had…… Continue reading We can do it..Volunteering will change lives
We served the Volunteering Engagement Celebration with what we are pioneered in; as Volunteering is one of the best ways to learn and put hands on a project. To mark the activity memorable and impactful, team Seva Kendra Calcutta has designed low cost solar lighting solution to disadvantaged households through a responsible and sustainable approach…… Continue reading We did it!
As millions of people ushered in 2016 with new resolutions, fireworks and parties; we celebrated our New Year in style! A day filled with fun N frolic was organized for the children with SHM at Rebecca Ground, a name well known in the city of Howrah. It was all smiles everywhere when the event kicked…… Continue reading A good start for the year 2016!
Yesterday, I had the chance to witness the Annual day of Ashwini Charitable Trust (ACT) , a non governmental organization that educates and empowers underprivileged children from urban slums in Bangalore. Not just any annual day but their 15th Annual Day…15 years of service in Bangalore started with 9 children and currently supporting 300+ through their programme.…… Continue reading The ‘Big Heart’ of Volunteering
The Skill marathon 2016 – (Mumbai) Skill Marathon is a unique fun way to bring in social change by contributing your skills on a single Saturday. You will meet many passionate change makers and other volunteers like yourself to work on exciting projects that contribute towards solving critical social problems. Our on-boarded NGO partners, work…… Continue reading Start 2016 with an Epic Volunteering Event!
What happens when one picks up a job which he doesn’t want to but manages to complete it with a victorious grin?? The job becomes the most cherished memory of life for that one. So was the case for a rural volunteering project which was thrown at me in a remote location with limited hands,…… Continue reading Volunteering grooms you!!
I have always made small monetary contributions towards good causes. However just donating money did not count as a big deal to me. This talk by Simon Sinek explains why giving away your time and effort is more important than giving away money. Also I wanted to step out of my comfort zone and get an…… Continue reading Virtual Volunteering – A quick memoir