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....

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...