Janwaar goes Apple :-)
First event at Satna School
Anton Pelzer, the son of Maria Pelzer, a very close friend of our charity, brought ipads and computers to Janwaar – another generous donation from friends in Munich! All this beautifully complements our two iMacs in the Villa! The ipads will be with our open scholars in Satna. The computers will stay at our community […]
Happy Holi from Janwaar!
Our next batch of Open School Project kids had a program at VITS School where they performed what they have been learning in Satna since February. We planned our visit as a surprise – the Satna kids didn’t know that we all were coming to attend the program. VITS School had sent a school bus […]
Some thoughts from our open schoolers in Satna
Happy Holi to all of you!!! We celebrate Holi – with the happiest faces! Anil and Anton, our latest guest from Germany. brought plenty of colours from Jhansi, in the morning all kids met at Villa and we started celebrating Holi.So once again Happy Holi to all of us in Janwaar!!!
The power of peer-to-peer learning!
After being one month in Satna, we’ve asked the Stana kids how they felt, when they first arrived in Satna. Here is what they have to say! पंचवती जब मैं सतना आई थी तो मुझे लग रहा था कि मैं मैम और सर कैसे बात करूगी फिर सर और मैडम ने बताया कि हमें कैसे […]
Asha and the Ashoka Fellowhip Program
By Asha Asha is working with th ekids in Janwaar and we always push her to find creative ways of makinglearning fun! Here are two examples! “I have chosen three topics to work on with the kids: practical life, a new Janwaar song and basic math. I’ve defined my three month goal: In three month […]
Teamwork make the plants grow!
This blogpost was written by Asha My three days experience in the workshop was very good, I enjoyed a lot with my friends and with new changemakers as well!. Learning- Ethos: is the Greek word for the intellectual and emotional character of a speaker. It’s what people often refer to as your honesty or your […]
We never give up!
By Anil Kumar. It has been quite a long time since we have been helping and growing vegetables for elderly people. We are able to distribute the vegetables twice a week. We faced a water problem because we don’t have a way to water the garden at our skatepark. A few days ago Ajeet was […]
Ashoka Fellowship Report
After being refused by a discriminating neighbourhood in the approximity of the VITS School in Satna, we finally found a home for our 7 new open schoolers. Thanks to Naushad Bhagwagar we found a decent apartment which we rented and prepared for the kids! They will start going to Satna from February onwards! FINALLY! Asha, […]
Warm clothes for the Elders
Asha and Arun participated for a year in a fellowship program which was organised by Ashoka and The Rainbow Foundation. Now they are invited to give an introduction to the next batch of fellows. Here is what they’ve had to say: Asha My name is Asha Gond, I am 22 years old. I live in […]
Thanks to a donation from Sheila and Martin Sturrup from London, Anil, Pappu Bhaiya and Asha could go to Panna to buy sweaters and blankets for the old ladies of our village. All Elders are very happy!! You can see their happy faces in the photos.