Save Nandi Hills – love for the hills! The iconic Nandi Valley, about 60 Km from Bengaluru and 10 km from Chickballapura town is rich in biodiversity and heritage structures. It includes various hills from the Chikkaballapura range, including Nandi, Bramhagiri, Channagiril, Skandagiri and Avulabetta Hills. There are several inlets and streams that feed into the ponds and kalyani on the top of the hill. The Nandi Hill range is also the origin for Arkavati,Continue Reading Save Nandi Hills – love for the hills!
The month of June was a momentous one! Rolled into one green package were World Environment Day and United Way Day of Action. It rained saplings and seedballs as corporate volunteers, students, little pre-schoolers, home-makers, senior citizens and young adults alike, lent their hand to plant saplings and make seedballs for dispersal around lakes and open spaces in Bengaluru. 21-23 June 2018, were special days devoted to#UWDayofAction, and these saw lakes and anganwadis across BengaluruContinue Reading We’re speechless! Because it’s Day of Action @ United Way
5 June 2018: World Environment Day – 2018 – Leaving out no one! Themed Embrace the Environment, WED at United Way Bengaluru was a day of festivities and joy. Across the city, we collaborated with a range of stakeholders to celebrate the environment and reiterate our commitment towards nurturing and preserving the earth and its resources to ensure environmental security for the coming generations. We left out no one – school-children, parents, teachers, senior citizens,Continue Reading Embrace the Environment
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
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