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A Loving Farewell to Ashwini

A Loving Farewell to Ashwini

  With deep sorrow, we bid farewell to one of our own: Ashwini. She was 7 years old and in second grade. Her mother is from Bangalore. Her classmates and all of us knew her as a cute “tom-girl” with lots of energy, smiles, and sweetness. She was a joy and a kindred spirit to...
Work and Fun at the Farm

Work and Fun at the Farm

It’s another bright Saturday afternoon and the children of Shanti Bhavan can be found trekking along the long, narrow, uneven path leading up to our farm. Some of us are squealing with joy as we race along the furrows, while others trudge along talking with friends, looking at birds, squirrels, butterflies and dragonflies all around...
Shanti Bhavan Celebrates Its 5th Graduation with Four Days of Festivities!

Shanti Bhavan Celebrates Its 5th Graduation with Four Days of Festivities!

Dear Friends, At the beginning of June, we celebrated the graduation of our fifth class of Shanti Bhavan graduates and the second class of college graduates. Graduation is always a time of great joy here at Shanti Bhavan, and so for this year one of the many things we did was put together a video...
Give The Gift Of A College Education

Give The Gift Of A College Education

  Dear friends and supporters of Shanti Bhavan, We are about to start a new academic year at Shanti Bhavan and send our fifth batch of students to college. It is an exciting milestone for us, one we are very proud to have accomplished. Now we need your help in turning our children’s dreams into...
The Backward Class Wins Audience Award at HotDocs

The Backward Class Wins Audience Award at HotDocs

The Backward Class, a feature length documentary film on Shanti Bhavan and its first batch of students to have taken the ISC exams, won the Audience Award at Hot Docs, the largest documentary film festival in North America! A record 192,000 people attended the eleven day festival. Out of the 197 films screened, The Backward...
Pumpkins for a Smile

Pumpkins for a Smile

Take a walk on the road by the National Games Village in Koramangala, a prosperous section of Bangalore. Apart from the stench of cow-dung heightened by the odor of the gutters, you will notice signboards posted on blue corrugated sheets shielding a construction site that reads: “BBMP project. Trespassers will be penalized.” A sad story...
Shanti Bhavan Partners with the Verizon Foundation

Shanti Bhavan Partners with the Verizon Foundation

We’re starting off 2014 with some great news! The Verizon Foundation is partnering with Shanti Bhavan to bring new educational technology to our classrooms and curriculum. Science Plus, our new program with the Verizon Foundation, is designed to provide a digital age learning culture in the school. Under the Verizon Science Plus program, we are...
Shanti Bhavan’s New Voice in the New Age

Shanti Bhavan’s New Voice in the New Age

Every Friday at school assembly the children sing the Shanti Bhavan school song, a song that includes the many possibilities of who the children may become when they grow up and enter the professional workforce. Some may be doctors, some may be astronauts, and some may be poets…the possibilities are endless! To pursue their individual...
Winter Newsletter 2013

Winter Newsletter 2013

WINTER NEWSLETTER 2013 HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM SHANTI BHAVAN! Dear friends, 2013 has been a great year for Shanti Bhavan, and it would not have been possible without your support. With the holidays just around the corner we would love to share with you, through stories, pictures and video, what our children have been doing over...
Celebrating Festivals of Love

Celebrating Festivals of Love

The start of November is always a great fun time for all of us – Halloween followed by Dewali.  This year it was even more special. Dressed in home-made costumes, and make-up done with neem paste mixed with colorful spices, all the children of Shanti Bhavan went about as ghosts and other creatures, but asking...
Embody, Empower and Embrace

Embody, Empower and Embrace

It is not easy to live up to the words and the motto that often resonate in any function. But those words, the essence of the motto at an ASTEP organized event in Shanti Bhavan – Embody Your Story, Empower Your Voice, Embrace Yourself – was deeply felt by everyone. The motto of the Arts...
Shanti Bhavan Welcomes the Italian Invasion

Shanti Bhavan Welcomes the Italian Invasion

On the 20th of July, Shanti Bhavan was greeted by the arrival of seven Italian volunteers who left no stone unturned. One could literally taste the excitement in the air; it was so tangible. From dentists to dancers to football players, the team was well packed and everything they did left us in awe!! Every...