Third Mela!

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...

Calendar for sale

If you are India, please pick up one of our calendars for sale at the office in Anand Prakash Ashram. Cost is only 200 rupees and proceeds go to Helping Hands for India.

Drawing and Dancing

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...

Never too young to donate

This little one is saying goodbye to her clothes that kept her warm and comfortable through her first few months of life. At 9 months of age she has quickly outgrown them and is donating them to Helping Hands for India. We are accepting donations for children of all...

Helping Hands Success Story

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...

Second Mela!

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...

Poems

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...

Proactive Education in the Himalayas

A local trekking guide and family man has started a project to educate children in remote villages of the Himalayas and is looking for volunteers for the summer program in June 2012. The name of his project is ‘Proactive Education of the Young Generation’.  B.C....