It was a wonderful day of celebration, play and learning at the ashram as the children came to visit during Shivaratri!
We’ve taken the first step and have purchased 50,000 bricks which will be used to build our school. It was much more cost effective to buy now as the price goes up during monsoon season when the production of bricks slows down. They will remain on the farmland while we continue our fundraising efforts this Read more about Bricks, bricks and more bricks[…]
March 2012 Mela Art Project. Enjoy the photos…
On a recent visit to the Himalayan Rural Welfare Society a very generous donation of 2 laptops was made! Amit and Naveen were delighted as now they can bring education to those students who cannot make it to the school.
On Sunday, March 4, 2012, we celebrated our third semi-annual Mela at the Anand Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh. This time we had 11 sponsored children and their families, along with Helping Hands for India (HHFI) volunteers and ashram guests to join in the fun. After checking in on the children’s progress our first game was musical Read more about Third Mela![…]
Our second visit to the Himalayan Rural Welfare Society school was a day filled with creativity, inspiration and fun. We started off by showing the children how to make a collaborative art project by tracing our hands then letting the imagination fly, continuing to draw colourful patterns and shapes to piece it all together. In Read more about Drawing and Dancing[…]
This past October, 2011 Helping Hands for India (HHFI) celebrated our second semi-annual Mela at the Anand Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh. The first Mela was held last March where we had all of the sponsored children and their families, along with HHFI volunteers together. This time we invited even more children for fun and games, followed by Read more about Second Mela![…]