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We Have A Secret For You!

We Have A Secret For You!

SHANTI BHAVAN IS ONE OF A KIND! On this Giving Tuesday, our students would like to share with you how Shanti Bhavan transforms lives.  Our children are born into India’s most marginalized communities. They come from families who survive on just a few dollars a month. “Swaying myself with breeze of hopelessness and impossibilities, Gliding...
Shanti Bhavan Welcomes Our Youngest Learners!

Shanti Bhavan Welcomes Our Youngest Learners!

OUR LITTLE ONES QUICKLY ADJUST TO THEIR NEW WORLD We were excited to welcome 24 new preschoolers in June to Shanti Bhavan! These 12 girls and 12 boys have been learning a tremendous amount in the last few months including learning English, counting to 10, singing nursery rhymes, and settling down to a predictable routine....
Shanti Bhavan and the Power of Dignity

Shanti Bhavan and the Power of Dignity

AN IMPORTANT LESSON OUR CHILDREN TEACH THE STAFF EVERY DAY Our children come from enormous hardships, and strive for a better life for themselves and their families. They have faced prejudice and discrimination, poverty and deprivation, yet they hold their heads high. Theirs is a lesson in dignity, and how real dignity has nothing to...
Shanti Bhavan Featured in Glamour Magazine

Shanti Bhavan Featured in Glamour Magazine

We’re proud to announce that Shanti Bhavan has partnered with Glamour Magazine and She’s The First to feature the story of one of our amazing young ladies, Keerthi of the 8th grade! Shanti Bhavan’s young women come from difficult backgrounds, but they prove that when cared for with dignity and attention, they succeed and will carry forward their...
Shanti Bhavan Excels on National Board Examinations

Shanti Bhavan Excels on National Board Examinations

We are pleased to announce that the national board examinations results have come in for the 10th and 12th graders and all of them have passed with First Class! Even more exciting is that every student except for one achieved Distinction in 10th grade and more than 60% of our 12th graders achieved Distinction. With...
Shanti Bhavan Students Share Their Story in America

Shanti Bhavan Students Share Their Story in America

“I am different from every other girl in my village, because I believe I have a good future ahead of me.” – Bhavani speaking to an audience of over one thousand people at a Northwestern University function. Bhavani and Vijay, two 11th graders from Shanti Bhavan, came to the U.S. in March through our partnership...
Happy Holidays From  Shanti Bhavan

Happy Holidays From Shanti Bhavan

It’s been a wonderful year at Shanti Bhavan. While the children have spent most of their time studying, they made sure to have good fun, too! Please enjoy these highlights from the holiday season and make sure to watch this festive video the kids created for all of you! This year’s Halloween at Shanti Bhavan was...
A Very Special Giving Tuesday Message From Our Children

A Very Special Giving Tuesday Message From Our Children

On this Giving Tuesday, we’d like to share with you what makes Shanti Bhavan one-of-a-kind! Our children are born into India’s most disadvantaged and marginalized communities. They come from families who survive on just a few dollars a month and their children lack the educational opportunities to escape the vicious cycle of poverty. Shanti Bhavan...
Shanti Bhavan Joins in Cantor Fitzgerald Charity Day

Shanti Bhavan Joins in Cantor Fitzgerald Charity Day

We were proud to have Padma Lakshmi represent Shanti Bhavan in Cantor Fitzgerald’s Charity Day on Friday, September 11th.Padma spoke eloquently and passionately on behalf of our children and their successes, along with Shanti Bhavan’s Directorof Operations, Ajit George, and long-time supporter, William Collins, for the annual Cantor Fitzgerald Charity Day.Padma manned the phones at Cantor...
Meet Our New Preschoolers!

Meet Our New Preschoolers!

Our new batch of Shanti Bhavan Preschoolers are here! These 26 boys and girls come from local villages and towns surrounding Shanti Bhavan and Bangalore, in both Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. According to Auntie Raji, Shanti Bhavan’s matron of caregivers, the parents of these new children are happy to give their child a fresh start: “They are 100%...
The start of something new and exciting

The start of something new and exciting

The air was heavy with anxiety as the results of the Board Exams were finally announced on the 18th of May, 2015. The hard work put in by 12th and 10th graders who took the ISC and ICSC national examinations paid off as everyone passed in flying colors. All in the 10th grade received First...
The Chicago Connection: Tufaan, IDS & NPR Radio

The Chicago Connection: Tufaan, IDS & NPR Radio

March 2015 was when Chicago came closer to Shanti Bhavan. Earlier in the month, Dr. Nila Vora and Mr. Nilesh Kothari from India Development Service (IDS), Chicago, visited our school. For nearly twenty years, IDS has been investing seed money in service and development projects across India, and has brought to Chicago dozens of global...