Third Mela!

On Sunday, March 4, 2012, we celebrated our third semi-annual Mela at the Anand Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh. This time we had 11 sponsored children and their families, along with Helping Hands for India (HHFI) volunteers and ashram guests to join in the fun. After checking in on the children’s progress our first game was musical Read more about Third Mela![…]

Second Mela!

This past October, 2011 Helping Hands for India (HHFI) celebrated our second semi-annual Mela at the Anand Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh. The first Mela was held last March where we had all of the sponsored children and their families, along with HHFI volunteers together. This time we invited even more children for fun and games, followed by Read more about Second Mela![…]

Proactive Education in the Himalayas

A local trekking guide and family man has started a project to educate children in remote villages of the Himalayas and is looking for volunteers for the summer program in June 2012. The name of his project is ‘Proactive Education of the Young Generation’.  B.C. Bhatt, of Iron Horse Adventures (based in Rishikesh) has been Read more about Proactive Education in the Himalayas[…]

First semi-annual Mela!

On March 13, 2011 Helping Hands for India (HHFI) celebrated our first semi-annual Mela (fair) at Anand Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh. This was the first time we had all of the sponsored children and their families, along with HHFI volunteers together for a fun and educational morning, followed by lunch at the ashram. At the Mela Read more about First semi-annual Mela![…]