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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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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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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Painting schools for improved learning

  • Neha
  • September 20, 2019
  • 2 min read

Schools that are clean, green, colourful, and welcoming ignite the love for learning in children. However, not every school is privileged to offer such a space. That is where Bhumi’s Ignite+ program comes in – as a bridge between the needy (low income & government schools) and the willing (corporate employees). Building as a Learning […]

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Making ‘our’ world more humane

  • Neha
  • September 3, 2019
  • 2 min read

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” Bhumi collaborates with organisations that have the expertise in areas such as environment, animal welfare, health, and sanitation, providing a platform for volunteers to take up causes linked to the Sustainable Development Goals The Blue Cross of India (BCI), established in 1959 […]

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Inspiring Change – Bhuvaneshwari from Chennai

  • Neha
  • September 3, 2019
  • 3 min read

“Within our dreams and aspirations, we find opportunities” In Bhumi’s quest towards a better future, there are some stories that inspire more than most. One such story is that of young Ms. Bhuvaneshwari, a tenacious girl who has benefitted from Bhumi’s scholarship programme for lesser privileged children. The daughter of a mason and a household helper, […]

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Dream Big!

  • Neha
  • September 3, 2019
  • 2 min read

“Teaching children is an accomplishment; getting children excited about learning is an achievement”. Robert Meehans’ words resonate in every effort our volunteers take in giving children an experience they don’t get otherwise. Durga, Josewa and Kishore (children of grade 6 from MGR Nagar School who are part of Bhumi’s transformational education programme during weekends) took […]

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Bonjour & Merci!

  • Neha
  • August 28, 2019
  • 2 min read

The sojourn of 11 volunteers from France… July was a month of cultural immersion for Bhumi when we had 11 youngsters from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Toulouse (INSA), France. As volunteers, they worked on improving the infrastructure at Olcott Memorial Higher Secondary School, one of our partner schools. They used Building as […]

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Cycles of Change!

  • Neha
  • August 20, 2019
  • 2 min read

Who else could benefit the most from cycles than children who walk 4-5kms to school every day? When FocusU Engage approached Bhumi to identify children in need of cycles, we knew exactly where to go – far from Chennai, away from the perks of having easy access to transportation – to children who walked over […]

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Children’s Day Out!

  • Neha
  • August 20, 2019
  • 2 min read

“It’s not a museum. It’s not a place of artifacts; it’s a place of ideas” Museums are caretakers of history that often provide memorable experiences. A museum visit is immersive and has the power to provoke a child’s imagination, introducing her to unknown worlds and subjects. Bhumi’s school transformation program recognises these benefits of introducing […]

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