Archive | July, 2014
Life Dream course at EVOMA

Confidence Building Life Skills course

Here is a chance for  school dropouts (18 years+ females) with 3 months full time FREE spoken english/computers/lifeskills ( curriculum designed originally by IIM-Bangalore professors). LifeDream course batch at EVOMA , Opp. Post Office, Borewell Road,Whitefield, Bangalore starts on Aug 4 Monday. Please call 080-49083213 for registration. Forms available at EVOMA. Please spread the word!

Chak with certificate

One Step Closer to a Cleaner and Greener Whitefield

This blog is written by a 10th grader Chak Nulu who decided to create awareness about waste segregation in Prestige Shantiniketan, his own community which has more 2100 apartments occupied. The massive size of the community with apartments and commercial shops has been a challenge for the Waste Management Team at PSN. Though awareness and segregation started nearly […]

Massom

Sleepless in Whitefield and beyond……

It isn’t everyday that a rape of a 6 year old child happens in our neighbourhood (Thank goodness). But when it does, life turns upside down for many.  Everyone reacted with horror and as the story started unfolding all the wrinkles crept in too. Did Mustafa really do it? Are the police really investigating this […]

My Body Rules

Teacher, Teacher Where Art Thou?

It was Sunday, the mood lazy and the sun out when we were looking for my son’s basketball in a Whitefield shopping complex. I noticed a little girl playing in front, presumably a daughter or niece if the lady showing me the stuff. After a cursory examination of the bling bling I walked out of the […]

Whitefield Rising volunteers with Home Minister

Whitefield Rising meet ministers

The Vibgyor case has taken the city, country and the world by storm. Bangalore city has not seen such outcry in a long time. The Vibgyor parent support group along with members of the voluntary group Whitefield Rising met both Home Minister Mr KJ George and Education Minister Mr Kimmane Ratnakar in two separate, but […]

RSBY form

Update on Medical Insurance Scheme RSBY

Whitefield Rising had wanted to give a Christmas and New Year gift to our staff. These are the people who work for us to make our lives easier. We came across Government of India’s medical insurance scheme Rashtriya Swastha Bima Yojna, RSBY (http://www.rsby.gov.in/ )floated by the Department of Labour. This was on Dec 10th 2013. […]

Ramya

Ramya helps Mrs Kannan

The below is what happens when two people that dont know each other work with a community spirit in mind. I cut and paste an email directly from Mrs Kannan. Though she writes to me, I had no hand in the resolution of the matter. Note that just polite conversations were had letting the park […]

Shijo in BEML Layout

Shijo Francis and Spandana

How many of you have gone through BEML Layout and felt like saying “nice place this”? Turns out, that  isn’t by accident. 7 years ago, long long before Whitefield Rising was even dreamt of, Shijo and a handful of other residents got together and decided to make a difference. BEML being a layout in a very […]