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  How kids taught us love, empathy and harmony :)

Since the kids got very late, instead of taking English and Math sessions, Jaina and Mitali along with kids did a prayer and focused on circle of sharing. Sharing by Rupa and Meena, in particular moved us.   Rupa read out her experience she had at Craftroots last week. When we appreciated how beautifully it was written she informed that it was not possible without team work. On asking 'How?' She replied that Meena gathered all the kids, made them sit in a circle, did a pr... read full story

Posted by Riddhi Patel on Jan 15, 2013 | permalink

  Love from across the world!

One beautiful Wednesday evening after meditation, a dear friend told me that someone had sent a gift for our shwas kids. With a big broad smile on my face I opened the packet and I found 10 bright colored clay blocks with a variety of moulds. Same weekend I brought the clay to school for kids. I shared that some loved one from some corner of world with pure love has sent a gift for us. Kids using all their imagination with love made pendants for an hour. With this activity, kids were s... read full story

Posted by Riddhi Patel on Jul 10, 2012 | permalink

  Love Pendants

One beautiful wednesday evening after meditation, a dear friend told me that someone had sent a gift for our shwas kids. With a big broad smile on my face I opened the packet and I found 10 bright colored clay blocks with a variety of molds.   Same weekend I brought the clay to school for kids. I shared that some loved one from some corner of world with pure love has sent a gift for us. Kids using all their imagination with love made pendants for an hour. With this activity... read full story

Posted by Riddhi Patel on Jul 9, 2012 | permalink

 

Our kids always address Amitabh, founder of yuva, as Amitabh Bachan and are his big fan!They listen to him sincerely, follow his style and love him selflessly :) Since the kids come from a community where they have an easy access to tobacco and alcohol and since most of the families are uneducated and some have dysfunctional families and lack awarness to lead a healthy peaceful life, Amitabh in his own style shared a beautiful story that addressed all the prevailing problems in their community a... read full story

Posted by Riddhi Patel on May 6, 2012 | permalink

 

Today in the morning, I went to a nearby temple with my Mom.The road towards the temple was under construction, the site was filthy and stinking because of the garbage dumped. Two kids were playing in the stinking dump unaware about the fact how harmful the dump is for them.One of the kids came near me running and i observed she dint have slippers to wear.There was a shift within, I felt bad that there are so many fellow brothers and sisters in this world who are deprived of basic necessi... read full story

Posted by Riddhi Patel on May 6, 2012 | permalink