First semi-annual Mela!

On March 13, 2011 Helping Hands for India (HHFI) celebrated our first semi-annual Mela (fair) at Anand Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh. This was the first time we had all of the sponsored children and their families, along with HHFI volunteers together for a fun and...

Helping Hands Success Story

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...

Now accepting clothing and school supplies

Providing the basics to help kids succeed! A child has a better chance in succeeding at school when their basic needs are met such as food, clothing and personal hygiene. Whether you are already in India or planning a trip, some helpful items to donate to people you...

Children’s book drive

We have a new initiative for a book drive to give each sponsored child books in their own home (which they usually do not have in India), and also to get more books for local schools. For anyone planning to visit Rishikesh and especially students coming to attend a...