LifeDream LifeSkills

Tharun along with some friends funds and runs Lifedream LifeSkills – a program (designed by IIMB profs) — three month full time boot camp (spoken english,computers n lifeskills) for women school dropouts above 18 yrs in slum/remote areas and get them jobs. Like a travelling circus they keep moving all around Bangalore. So far, its […]

Water and Sustainability – Obscure? Technical? Overwhelming?

As a common citizen with no technical background in water and environmental sustainability areas – how was I to understand, digest and further take action on the huge and overwhelming problems surrounding us? All these BIG problems related to Water and Sustainability! Water and it’s related problems are ubiquitous. Water is all around usand yet, […]

Thubarahalli Spot Fix. Again

What was announced as a “small” spot-fix by Pradip Thaker turned up a very large number of volunteers. Let’s see — six from Regent’s Place, six from the Brookefields/Ryan-School Area, two from Paradise Nest, several from BEML layout, Kundalahalli Gate, other areas. Some turned up additionally with their own labor-staff. A total of twenty pairs […]

Calling our Water Warriors!

Did you catch Whitefield Rising’s INKtalks Water event at Jagriti on Saturday April 5th ? You know I am just another concerned Whitefield citizen – just like you! I want to mention that I was ecstatic to see the turnout on Saturday! Thank you for spending your morning with us, and for all your questions and concerns […]

Immadahalli Gas Blast

On Wednesday April 2, 2014 at approximately 10 pm, loud blasts rattled windows far across Whitefield. Turns out its Gas Cylinders had burst. There were victims. Police kicked into gear and rushed them to where protocol requires them to take burn victims – the Government’s Victoria Hospital. As is openly known, this is not necessarily […]

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Thubarahalli gets a fix

When we got the first note from a resident of the community called Regent Place reg his interest in improving the area around him, we just requested he fill out a simple template. From there started a journey where we verified whose land the space he was talking to was, what improvements could be done, […]