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[…]

First day of school July 1, 2014

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[…]

White elephant sale

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[…]

Grade 3-4 class fundraiser

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.

Kids helping kids

The Easter Charity Auction was a big success. We announced a few weeks ago that a portrait of the elephant lady was going on auction in support of us at Helping Hands.  We just found out that an incredible amount of € 520 was raised! With much thanks to the children at the Little Rascals Kindergarten, Read more about Kids helping kids[…]

Easter charity auction

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[…]