Lakes In Bangalore
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 to
Wake The Lake
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Volunteering in Bangalore
“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. They
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United Way Bengaluru’s Wake the Lake Campaign’ earned another feather in its cap when a financial aid of Rs. 3 crore (approximately half million USD) was announced from the Tourism Department for the rejuvenation of lakes. This was announced by the Priyank Kharge, Honorable Minister for IT/BT and Tourism on the occasion of the third edition of the Live United Annual day which took place on 30 June, 2017 at the Royal Orchid Hotel, Old
On the occasion of their Founder’s Day, 50 students from Widia Poorna Prajna School, Tumkur Road planted 50 saplings at the Dasarahalli Lake to mark the occasion. It was so heartening to witness a group of enthusiastic students from the school engage in planting work at the lake. A picture perfect pose from the students of Widia Poorna Prajna Public School Aware that United Way Bengaluru is undertaking the rejuvenation work at this lake, the
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 Campaign