Events
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...
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...
Fall Newsletter 2012

Fall Newsletter 2012

Shanti Bhavan Newsletter, Fall 2012 Dear friends, The holidays are just around the corner, and to share in the joy and laughter of the season we have three heart-warming stories from Shanti Bhavan. Our kids have been busy studying and preparing for their exams, but they have also taken the time to celebrate special occasions...
Cheers for Charity - A Night For Naveen fundraiser in Chicago

Cheers for Charity – A Night For Naveen fundraiser in Chicago

Please join us and celebrate for a good cause! Shanti Bhavan is a visionary school in India that provides exemplary education to children of the lowest caste, seeking to break the cycle of poverty. For $30 you can help make a difference, and also enjoy open bar (beer and some mixed drinks) from 6:30 to...
Children's Day

Children’s Day

November 13th was Children’s Day and it was celebrated at Shanti Bhavan with lots of dancing, singing, skits, and ice cream! Teachers dancing together. Ms. Irene and Auntie Gita dancing together and looking beautiful, as always!The volunteers singing a song together. The children enjoying the program!
Photo Journal: Diwali Celebration at Shanti Bhavan

Photo Journal: Diwali Celebration at Shanti Bhavan

Take a look a look at how Shanti Bhavans celebrated Diwali 2010 through the camera lens of our artist in residence, Yazmany Arboleda. Diwali (also spelled Devali in certain regions) or Deepavali,popularly known as the “festival of lights”, is an important five-day festival in Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism, occurring between mid-October and mid-November. For Hindus,...
Decorating Shanti Bhavan for Diwali

Decorating Shanti Bhavan for Diwali

11th-graders Jancy and Divya decorate Shanti Bhavan for Diwali, festival of lights.

Dr. George to Speak at Johns Hopkins University

South Asia Studies at the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies cordially invites you to attend a talk by Dr. Abraham George. He will discuss the topic of bringing about a sustainable impact on poverty through education. Through his many accomplishments in poverty alleviation, education, health, women’s empowerment and freedom of the press,...
She's The First Fundraiser to Support Shanti Bhavan

She’s The First Fundraiser to Support Shanti Bhavan

Our partners at She’s The First, the global nonprofit supporting girls’ education worldwide, are celebrating their one year anniversary with a birthday bash in New York City! They’ve chosen Shanti Bhavan as their featured charity at this She’s the First Soiree. It’ll be a fun-filled night where you can meet many of the wonderful people...
The Gentlemen Plead the Fifth (Grade)

The Gentlemen Plead the Fifth (Grade)

Having fun with the boys from the fifth grade class this week!
Making Faces with the 3rd Grade (Part 1)

Making Faces with the 3rd Grade (Part 1)

As part of one of our mentorship programs, the third graders were photographed this afternoon using their most expressive faces.
Science Experiment

Science Experiment

Two of Shanti Bhavan’s science teachers Mr. Pandiyan and Mr. Doss work with 12th graders Abliash and Poovarasan and 11th grader Prashanth for a chemistry experiment.