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[…]
There’s lots of excitement at the school as we are so close to opening day. This week the teachers are distributing books and school uniforms.
We have many little caring hearts to thank for their fundraising efforts. The grade 3-4 split class in Calgary, who started a fundraising campaign on Indiegogo a few months ago, have held a sale at their school which has helped them surpass their original fundraising goal. Initially they set out to raise $1000 by the Read more about White elephant sale[…]
We are honoured that the kids in a grade 3-4 split class in Calgary, AB are raising awareness of our school and fundraising to help us get to opening day in July. It’s inspiring to see such compassion and a desire to help in these bright little stars. Please check out their campaign on INDIEGOGO.
We are honoured at Helping Hands to be chosen as the recipients of the proceeds from a rather large piece of art from an online charity auction. Thanks to Ketterer Kunst and children at the kindergarten “Die kleinen Strolche“ (The Little Rascals) in Grünwald near Munich, Germany, a life-size portrait of Lady Mangala, the painting elephant, will be offered Read more about Easter charity auction[…]
We’re delighted to announce that we are inaugurating our school on March 8, 2014 at 11 am India Standard time. Yogrishi Visvhketu will preside over the yagna (fire puja) – a special ceremony performed with the aim to bring prosperity, health and happiness to the school and it’s people. Following the ceremony we will proceed with Read more about Yagna – Save the Date[…]
Meet the future teachers, doctors and protectors of India! Here are some of the children who will be coming to our school.
We are excited to announce that we have formed a partnership with The Village Cooperative! The Village Cooperative is a charitable organization dedicated to the creation and support of income-generating projects in the developing world. Their vision is to empower villages around the world to become self-sustaining through the implementation of handicraft projects, micro-financing enterprises, small Read more about Tax receipts now available for US donations[…]