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Rs 3 crore financial aid announced for lakes under ‘Wake the Lake’

Rs 3 crore financial aid announced for lakes under ‘Wake the Lake’

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, OldContinue Reading Rs 3 crore financial aid announced for lakes under ‘Wake the Lake’

Students of Widia Public School plant 50 saplings at Dasarahalli Lake

Students of Widia Public School plant 50 saplings at Dasarahalli Lake

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, theContinue Reading Students of Widia Public School plant 50 saplings at Dasarahalli Lake

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

GE scholarship program benefits 200 students

GE scholarship program benefits 200 students

We are proud to announce the list of 200 students selected under the GE scholarship program for first PUC students. The  support will cover college fees, bus pass, books, and stationary. Under this unique program, students will also be given training in personality development, spoken English and computer training. Sl No  Name Place  1  Abhirami.R (HAL) 2 Anjali (HAL) 3 Chandru.M (HAL) 4 Darala Srinu (HAL) 5 Divya. K (HAL) 6 Divya.C (HAL) 7 IndiraContinue Reading GE scholarship program benefits 200 students

BLC takes off pan India

BLC takes off pan India

By BLC Team A three- days National Workshop on Born Learning Campaign was organized by Center of Excellence (CoE), United Way Bengaluru from 3rd to 5th August 2017 at United Theological College, Bengaluru. Participants from six United Way Chapters (Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Vadodara, Chennai and Bengaluru) with United Way India and BLC NGO partner’s field staff at Bengaluru attended the workshop. United Way Bengaluru’s Born Learning Campaign (BLC) was announced as the National Campaign inContinue Reading BLC takes off pan India