The kids are starting a new term and are eager to get back to school after finishing up last term’s exams and enjoying a short break. We’re growing! We are also preparing to accept the next round of junior kindergarten students and are requesting your help to provide education for all of the children at our Read more about Send a child to school[…]
We are so pleased to announce that we have reached our 2014 fundraising goal of $30,000. Last year we finished the construction of the main building, hired teachers and a principal, stocked the school with furniture and books and provided free uniforms to all the children, all because of YOU – our Helping Hands family Read more about 2014 fundraising goal[…]
We had so much fun playing and laughing and learning at our first annual sports day.
There’s loads of excitement at the school as the children prepare for their first ever sports day, happening on Saturday, November 29. High jump is just one of the many activities that we have planned!
Due to a very generous donation we were able to purchase winter uniforms for the children. Many thanks from all of us and the children at Helping Hands. We can’t wait to see the kids wearing them…more photos to come.
We visited the farm recently to deliver bananas to everyone in the school. Fresh fruit is considered a luxury item to many families in this village. This is just one of the many ways we are able to give back thanks to our supporters.
It’s been six weeks since the beginning of our first school term and we are happy to report that the children are settling in well and are really enjoying their new school. With monsoon season we’ve had a few extra puddles around the farm and there has been a couple of days when the river Read more about School news August 2014[…]
The village of Pittamgarh has been buzzing this week with hundreds of kids excited to attend their new school. They arrived on foot, by bicycle, tractor and motorcycle. Many of them even turned up before opening day to see their classroom and meet the teachers. The excitement here is incredible!
We were honoured to hold our first annual fundraiser for Helping Hands & Caring Hearts at Rama Lotus in Ottawa. So many dear yoga family and friends came out to celebrate. It was a very fun and successful evening and you have helped us get that much closer to our fundraising goal this year. Thank Read more about Caring Hearts First Annual Fundraiser[…]
We are so excited to announce that we are ready to open our doors and welcome our students for the first day of school on July 1, 2014! The new principal has hired a team of seven qualified female teachers from the local and Haridwar area. The registration process, including the distribution of free books and uniforms, has been Read more about First day of school July 1, 2014[…]