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Yet another World Water Day

Yet another World Water Day

Renewed hope, stronger resolutions Yet another World Water Day is around the corner. The world will be awash with events, messages and calls to action for the cause of water. Rallies and festivities will mark the day and the media will showcase World Water Day with all the fanfare it deserves. As World Water Day 2018 passes, we might all go back to ‘water slumber’ and wake up for the next one. But let’s tryContinue Reading Yet another World Water Day

Small on size, big on achievements… The lean, mean team of UWBe…

Small on size, big on achievements… The lean, mean team of UWBe…

It’s a normal day at UWBe… There’s the ever-present air of excitement, adrenaline levels are high, there’s lots to be done and a day has just so many hours… The team however is not fazed. They know they can do it! When the mandate is big, the responsibilities accompanying the mandate too are big. And so it is at UWBe, which has undertaken to solve complex issues in society, with the participation of all stakeholdersContinue Reading Small on size, big on achievements… The lean, mean team of UWBe…

Kowdenahalli lake – Creating Life

Kowdenahalli lake – Creating Life

The fifty-five-acre Kowdenahalli lake is an oasis of serenity for the onlookers and for the walkers alike. The refreshing awe of the lake water gives a fresh start for the day ahead. People come here to enjoy walking by the lake, running and doing yoga to keep the body and soul full of spirit. Nearly 1000 people visit the lake in the morning and around 500 in the evening. The lake has an aura toContinue Reading Kowdenahalli lake – Creating Life

When Volunteering is a Way of Life

When Volunteering is a Way of Life

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others” – Mahatma Gandhi They could have spent the day shopping, eating out, or at the movies. They could have slept late, given it was a weekend. And yet, on a bright Saturday morning recently, a large group of young employees of a corporate based in Bengaluru chose to spend their day at a lake, beautifying the walls around it. TheyContinue Reading When Volunteering is a Way of Life

Dos and Don’ts of story telling for children

Dos and Don’ts of story telling for children

To develop creative teaching in classrooms, motivate children and improve efficacy of their education, United Way Bengaluru organized a storytelling session with Smt. Geeta Dharmarajan, Padmashri awardee, Founder and President of Katha Foundation (NGO), Delhi at the scenic backdrop at Cubbon Park recently. Smt. Geeta Dharmarajan gives a few tips on how to improve a story telling for children in the most scenic background in Cubbon Park Thirty five teachers with the Born Learning CampaignContinue Reading Dos and Don’ts of story telling for children