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Join our team

We’re growing! We are looking for additional board members to join our organization. If you have experience in finance, fundraising and/or event management we would like to hear from you. These are voluntary positions for a one year commitment with the option to renew. We prefer to keep good people around much longer! We are a registered Read more about Join our team[…]

Send a child to school

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[…]

2014 fundraising goal

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[…]

Winter uniforms are here

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.

Smile if you love bananas

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.

School news August 2014

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[…]

First week of school

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!

Caring Hearts First Annual Fundraiser

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[…]