Kundanahalli Rising!

Read this first person account by Arvind Keerthi. Note that this fix was initiated and run by an individual that had never been to a fix before. He achieved this. What are you waiting for? Just write to spotfix@whitefieldrising.org and we will help you get started.  And yes, we consider Kundanahalli to be part of […]

may 18 gardening workshop

Kitchen Gardening the latest new trend

On May 18, 40 people came together bound by a common interest viz Gardening.  Some were experienced gardeners that were there to network, learn more  and contribute. Others were new to it all and were benefitting from getting a low down on how to get started.  The number of emails afterwards as well as the […]

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 […]

Urban Planning. Can we consider it for Whitefield??

Meeting with officials from the Indian Institute of Human Settlement Some members of “Whitefield Rising” held a very interesting and constructive meeting with the officials from IIHS on 12th April 2014. Nitya told them exactly what we in Whitefield Rising wanted to know regarding urban planning, with a specific focus on the development of Whitefield […]

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 […]

Summer camp for kids from the slum

Rather than write a blog with the audience in mind, we thought we would share a glimpse of this superb summer camp Viji, Varun and team are running and in the process providing opportunities for the numerous volunteers and the kids from the slum alike. See the fun they are having. And that’s how they […]

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 […]