Aspirations for a greener future

  • Neha
  • October 30, 2019
  • 2 min read

Vijaylakshmi, one of Bhumi’s Eco Champ volunteers, fondly remembers her school days when she often wondered why were they being taught the story of King Ashoka planting trees. What was so great about an emperor planting trees that it was a part of the school curriculum for years? When I rewind the past for a […]

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Eco-Champs turned a fresh chapter as it joined hands with Chettinad Shrihari Vikasam School for children with special needs.  When the Principal, Meena Chandrasekar shared her vision to have a zero-waste school campus and impart the learning to the 70-odd children with special needs, the Eco-Champs team sat down to brainstorm about  a sensitive and […]

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A thoughtful, sensitive, green birthday celebration!

  • Neha
  • October 24, 2019
  • 4 min read

At Bhumi, we have hundreds of stories about volunteering and the greater good – but this one is special!  Last week we received an unusual letter, but the content of it left us craving for more! Mr Anandha celebrated his friend’s birthday with seedballs and Bhumi. He shared his awe-inspiring experience with us and we would […]

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“Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.”      On India’s 73rd Independence Day this year, incidentally also the day Bhumi was founded in 2006, we celebrated volunteering at three of our community centers with DXC employees.  Allowing children to express themselves without any inhibitions is the essence of independence; and most often, providing them […]

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Volunteering for the Right to Education

  • Neha
  • October 17, 2019
  • 2 min read

It was Venisha’s birthday on September 26!  Do you know who Venisha is? Today I can proudly share that she is the first child I got admitted to a school as part of my volunteering efforts for the Right to Education (RTE) awareness drive in 2017.   In one of the field campaigns run for RTE […]

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The Social Transformation Project at Schools

  • Neha
  • October 15, 2019
  • 2 min read

While technology & economic growth are key indicators of development, we often overlook the need to cultivate the hearts and minds of those who make up our society.  Our children are a part of this fiercely competitive world that ends up shaping their personalities in manners that are often undesirable. There is an acute need […]

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Bread, Butter and the Joy of Giving!

  • Neha
  • October 15, 2019
  • 2 min read

It rained joy, happiness & sandwiches on the streets of Karvenagar, Pune on the morning of 6th October!  The day was filled with fun, food and an unwavering spirit to give back to the community! With smiles which shone brighter than the sun, more than 200+ volunteers from the Pune team, comprising students, corporate employees, […]

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Bhumi is a volunteer-driven organisation and it’s essential that we connect periodically to keep us motivated, energised and in-sync. Ignite’s Mathematics Project in Bengaluru had organised a Center Coordinators (CC) Meet on September 21, 2019. Conceptualised during an earlier leadership workshop, the CC meeting turned out to be an amazing day for those present. It […]

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The best scientific minds in the world is probably that of children – their imagination vibrant & their heart open with innocence. If you want to witness a natural display of a sense of wonder, just observe a child. Curious by nature, you can’t keep children from exploring as they try to comprehend their environment. […]

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Bhumi awarded PayPal’s Tech for Good grant

  • Neha
  • October 8, 2019
  • 2 min read

Bhumi, an organisation committed to educating the underprivileged, is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded a grant from PayPal’s Tech for Good Program. The grant was recommended by an employee at PayPal from its Chennai office, and it will be used to improve the learning centres Bhumi has set up in the urban […]

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