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UWBe Community Connect – 2018

UWBe Community Connect – 2018

“Cargill’s Global Vision is about nourishing potential. Everything we saw today, the Anganawadis, the women empowerment initiatives, scholarships and mobile health clinic actively demonstrate our belief through what we are doing in villages and among the communities where we live. We are thankful to the local community leaders for their support for the program.” – Robert Schubert, Managing Director- CPN India “I am inspired by the work done in this community and would like toContinue Reading UWBe Community Connect – 2018

Adding strength to Student United Way

Adding strength to Student United Way

Shining examples of youth power Simran and Sonali are but buds themselves, and yet, they are spreading cheer and love with the maturity of adults. Twins who pack double power into their lives have been volunteering from childhood. These teenagers spend their vacations sharing knowledge and joy. They recently volunteered at a Born Learning Centre and say that they learnt as much and got as much joy as the children they spent time with. UnitedContinue Reading Adding strength to Student United Way

Tryst with Mahadevapura Lake, Bengaluru

Tryst with Mahadevapura Lake, Bengaluru

Friends of United Way Bengaluru – Mihir the Birdman! Mihir is an IT professional, who lives close to Mahadevapura Lake with his small family – wife, parents and a child. It is obvious that he has his heart in the right place because aside of looking into a computer screen, he is also a keen bird-watcher and actively engages in greening and conservation activities. He explains his interest in bird-watching, “As I was living closeContinue Reading Tryst with Mahadevapura Lake, Bengaluru

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…

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