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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...
A New Year Begins at Shanti Bhavan

A New Year Begins at Shanti Bhavan

We said goodbye to our recent graduates during the graduation ceremony on June 6-9th. It was a bittersweet moment; we were sad to see them leave Shanti Bhavan, but excited for them to experience college life and the opportunities that lie ahead. It was delightful to welcome the Class of 2027! They are a new...
Shanti Bhavan Children Shine in Exams, and College Graduates Gain     Excellent Starting Jobs

Shanti Bhavan Children Shine in Exams, and College Graduates Gain Excellent Starting Jobs

Finally the waiting is over, and the grades are in.  The national ISCE and ISC board exam results were announced today, as many in the Shanti Bhavan family glued to the computer all day. For the 10th and 12th grade students who took the ISCE and ISC exams, respectively, this year in March, today is...
Shanti Bhavan Anniversary Event in NYC

Shanti Bhavan Anniversary Event in NYC

Join our 15th Anniversary Celebration on May 9, 2013 at the Bowery Hotel in New York City. It will be an exciting evening with live music, a short presentation from an Oscar-winning filmmaker, and a peppering of celebs. Meet and enjoy the company of successful and yet socially conscious people like you…. Sierra Boggess who...
When Seconds Count…ISC Examination

When Seconds Count…ISC Examination

Time turns pages, swallows days and draws the inevitable closer. If you walk into our classroom in the morning at 6:30 a.m. or at any time of the day, you’ll be welcomed by the silent noise of the tension and nervousness in us for the exams which are nearing sooner than we like. Having reached...
Winner of German Soccer Tournament

Winner of German Soccer Tournament

The sun beats down on the anxious faces of our soccer team as they get ready for the finals. Their significantly taller adversaries smirked, reminiscing the dejection that weighed our heads down after the soccer finals last year when we lost. This is a tournament held every January where all the companies of the Indo-German...