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Facelift at RGHalli Government School

Several of us who drive or walk past the school and several volunteers who teach at the school were revolted at the garbage bags that collected outside the school every day. The stray dogs would wander in and tear the bags apart, looking for food. The Pourakarmikas avoided the garbage and only picked up any […]

Parivatan workshop

Workshop on personal safety for children

A workshop was conducted by Counsellors trained at Parivarthan Institute of Counselling and Research. This well organized, informative, useful, relevant, and practical workshop was organised at Veracious Lansdale Clubhouse in July end. Some of the key learnings from the workshop are summarised below. Every domain of a child’s world has some kind of dangers. A parent cannot be […]

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 […]

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. […]

Safety- a powerful word

This blog is written by a 11th grader. Safety is a powerful word. It is defined as “the the condition of being protected from or unlikely to cause danger, risk, or injury.” In a country where crime, violence and lawlessness are rampaging, is anyone truly safe? Every day, there is a report on a bike […]

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Whitefield SAFE – request for volunteers

An elderly gentleman’s’s car and a bike got into a minor accident over the weekend. Both the drivers and the vehicles were safe. The car owner offered to take the biker to the hospital, to confirm he wasn’t seriously hurt. Many of us got this message immediately on our Whatsapp group and reached the spot. […]