Did you know that three out of ten girls in India don’t know what menstruation is at the time of their first period? It’s taboo and often shameful talking about periods, which leaves many young girls unaware of what is happening to them when menstruation starts. We came across this wonderful TED Talk by Aditi Read more about Girls, let’s talk about periods[…]
Thank you to everyone who has supported us over the years. We are still going strong! We’re excited to be expanding this year building two new classrooms, so we can support children up to 8th class. Our fundraising goal for 2017 is $36,000 CAD. The easiest way for you to help is to set Read more about 2017 fundraising goal[…]
As we’re looking ahead to build two new classrooms this year to support the growing demands to provide quality education to our children, we will need additional support to provide the basic needs for the children to succeed in school. Sponsor a child! We are requesting your help to provide education for all of the children at Read more about Send a child to school for only $10 a month[…]
It was a wonderful day of celebration, play and learning at the ashram as the children came to visit during Shivaratri!
We’ve been running for three years now and we still need your help to keep going. There are many ways that you can help: 1. Donate the proceeds from teaching one yoga class per month (or even just one class) 2. Teach a workshop and donate some, or all of the proceeds, to the school 3. Read more about Fundraising ideas[…]
Rajni-ji, a Helping Hands success story, is now a qualified yoga teacher! Rajni is like family around the ashram. She was living there for the past two years working as an Ayurvedic massage therapist while pursuing her Masters degree in the town of Rishikesh. In October 2011 she graduated from the 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Read more about Helping Hands Success Story[…]
At the first semi-annual mela at the ashram some of the children created poems based on the letters of their name! Shivani Sunny Happy Indian Very Able Nosepin Ice cream Uma Under the clear blue sky My heart feels wide All is love Neha Nothing is impossible Everyone is special Happiness is all around us All Read more about Poems[…]
Naveen Joshi recently completed the YTT-200 (Yoga Teacher Training 200 hour course) at the Anand Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh. I spent some time with him behind the front desk of the office at the ashram to ask a few questions about his experience and to find out how Helping Hands for India has made an Read more about Helping Hands Success Story[…]