Volunteer Den: Neha Singh

  • Neha
  • September 30, 2019
  • 2 min read

Tell us a little about yourself! I am a Security Consultant with IBM India (Bengaluru),  I have spent five beautiful years with Bhumi! A volunteer from heart, I love to talk to new people which also makes me a great volunteer.  I am complete foodie & a tea lover who likes to make new friends & believes in […]

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Every child is an artist…

  • Neha
  • September 27, 2019
  • 3 min read

Art, they say, is the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination. The human brain, in my opinion, models things in two ways: Rules and Arts. While the former is laid down to set the boundaries to human behaviors and actions, the latter has no boundaries; and in most fields of work, once […]

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Learning aids increase children’s understanding significantly and have an invaluable purpose in the classroom. But, if you think getting these is time-consuming and expensive, read on! Inspired by some of their teachers’ efforts in the classroom, children at one of our partner schools thought it wasn’t challenging to create a 3D model of an algebraic […]

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Progressing towards being tech-savvy

  • Neha
  • September 26, 2019
  • 2 min read

Teachers are seldom out of ideas. The textbook often confines them to a limited source of information. Enabling them to become tech-savvy makes their work easy, efficient and effective and leads to happier classrooms. Furthermore, creating access to the plethora of information out there improves learning outcomes. In an initiative to enable teachers to use […]

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Honouring teachers for co-travelling!

  • Neha
  • September 25, 2019
  • 3 min read

Did you ever have the courage? Did you ever have the confidence? Did you ever have the belief to succeed? These were not inherent traits in us but were sown by our teachers who had the belief and confidence in us. They not only teach us but lead us from darkness to light. Having said […]

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Eye Donation: Myths & Facts

  • Neha
  • September 24, 2019
  • 3 min read

I have been working with individuals to break the myths around eye donation while encouraging them to do their bit. The most recent event was with the community volunteers of the Ignite programme in Chennai. We opened by asking everyone to close their eyes, look up and walk without bumping into each other. In no […]

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Creating model schools through sustainable practices

  • Neha
  • September 23, 2019
  • 2 min read

A changemaker lives life in a way that writes history that cannot be denied or disputed. In a quest to find those changemakers, The Model School program by TIDE along with Bhumi enables children to lead sustainable lives, and to respect and fight for the conservation of Earth’s resources. The four-module programme, delivered to Grade […]

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When a teacher decided to ‘be the change’

  • Neha
  • September 23, 2019
  • 2 min read

Recently one of our teachers from the School Transformation Program made a change in her classroom after experiencing a powerful practice in one of Bhumi’s workshops.  Shanthi, a teacher of Seva Samajam Nursery and Primary School says, “As a teacher, I want to concentrate on my children physically and mentally. The setup of a classroom […]

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Our journey with special children

  • Neha
  • September 23, 2019
  • 1 min read

When Chennai Got Talent competition contacted one of our homes for a special performance by special children, we really didn’t have a lot of time in hand! However, as the training kicked off, we were absolutely stunned to see how the children were able to quickly learn and respond. We learnt only two words in […]

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Give Back Day!

  • Neha
  • September 23, 2019
  • 4 min read

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” ―Winston S. Churchill Noted and done by the members of our office in the form of Give Back Day. The third successful year of us having the Give Back day, collaborating with Bhumi, the NGO who helped and directed […]

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