We are grateful for our dear friends and family of Helping Hands, who have provided much needed support over the years. Thank you! Our fundraising goal for 2018 is $38,000 CAD. The easiest way for you to help is to set up a monthly contribution through CanadaHelps. Here’s how you can help: $10/month ~ Essentials Education Read more about 2018 fundraising goal[…]
Last month we celebrated Farmers’ Day at the school! The students planted small trees and plants and learned more about the importance of farming in our lives.
It’s been a busy few months to end 2017 at our school. Sansar Gyaan Pathshala, which means ‘World Knowledge Lessons’ is the name of our eco-friendly school. We have almost 300 children, from Kindergarten to grade 8, coming every day. Here’s some highlights from November and December 2017: The students have completed their bi-annual exams and so Read more about News from the school December 2017[…]
Did you know you can set up your own personal page and help raise funds for your favourite charity through CanadaHelps? It’s a great way to encourage your friends and family to get involved in a cause close to your heart, such as Helping Hands. Step 1: Go to CanadaHelps and select ‘Fundraise’ . Login Read more about Create your personal fundraising page in minutes[…]
This summer, an idea came to light, via a TED Talk by Aditi Gupta, to break down the taboo and shame that many girls live with around menstruation. We decided to expand our program of distributing moon cycle kits to include an education program, with the help of Menstrupedia comic books. Two of our board members, Read more about Girls, we’re talking about periods[…]
Meet Anandi, long-time student of Vishva-ji and Helping Hands Ambassador, as she shares why she got involved in our organization.
I’m passionate about using education to change the world. You have probably heard of the proverb “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” In 2009 in India, when I offered to write a brochure for Vishva for the Read more about Finding joy in service[…]
Volunteer groups called DfG-Chapters around the world get together to sew washable moon cycle (menstrual) kits that are delivered in many developing countries. They have been very successful in Africa and are making their way into Asia. Days for Girls for our school girls – Every Girl. Everywhere. Period. DfG also assists micro industries, so Read more about Days for Girls for our school girls[…]
Did you know that you can follow the kids from our school by subscribing to our YouTube channel? The kids share their dreams of what they want to do when they finish school and show off their skills at exam time! Plus you can follow the progress of our classroom construction. Check it out >
Our fundraising goal for 2016 is $60,000 CAD. To meet the growing demand for quality education in the village of Pritamgarh, we are expanding by building two new classrooms this year to support grade 6 and 7 students. The school has been running well for almost two years now and we need your help to keep it Read more about 2016 fundraising goal[…]