Hey! Me Tuuli Oikkonen and my friend Maria came here to volunteer and to do our internship for school. We study education in University of Oulu, Finland. Our main reason to be here is to learn about Indian culture, spend time with the children and maybe learn something about ourselves also. I’m going to write this blog during… Read More »
The Naked Wolves – a safe riding bike club came to play with the children yesterday. They rode in on their very flash Pulsar bikes – lined them all up on our playground and joined us for the day. The children loved it. We prepared great food.. paid for by the visitors – even staying up… Read More »
Milk – (dood in Marathi) – would be considered to be an essential part of the diet of most children – for ours its a real treat and does not come easily every day – it depends on donations as does all of our food and living costs. Fortunately at this time we are able to give it… Read More »
As each day passes, the time for our girls to move into their new home comes closer and closer. Now the outside walls have all been plastered, and the metal frame for the roof is completed – just waiting on delivery of the sheets to cover it. Each day hammering, banging and tiling is happening. Some of the… Read More »
Our children’s faces were in the local paper in Western Australia in the past weeks after Shazar went to say thank you from them to the Midland Rotarians who had generously donated money to help with the fixtures and fittings in the kitchen of the boys home. Here is the link to the newspaper article. Shikshangram is going… Read More »
An email we received from Tatiana Strelnik after her stay as a volunteer at Shikshangram 25 April 2014 Hi Shazar, Good to hear from you! We had a wonderful time at Shikshangram! Although it was short, we enjoyed every minute of it. Everybody was very kind and welcoming and we were pleasantly surprised at the hospitality extended to us.… Read More »
We had a wonderful volunteer travel journey this month – Vicki Moon, Karen Almasi O’Shea and Tess Malland came on a journey of their lives and enriched the lives of all of us at Shikshangram. Here are some short snippets of what they experienced during their time here in India.
The Moon Family just returned from their very first overseas journey. Vibhasha and Yashas were invited to participate in the Green SuperCamp at the famous Green School in Bali for one week. It was an offer we could not refuse… what an opportunity for them all.. firstly for the children to be able to join this Camp… Read More »