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YFS Hyderabad - School Kit Drive 2014

YFS Hyderabad – School Kit Drive 2014

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Namaste, Youth For Seva (YFS) has taken the initiative to reach out to the poorest of the poor through the School Kit Drive initiative. As a part of this, we distribute school kits to the underprivileged children in rural and urban areas every year. Since the inception of YFS Hyderabad in 2010, we have distributed  school kits […]

Launch of YFS in Kurnool

Launch of YFS in Kurnool

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Namaste, We are pleased to announce the launch of yet another YFS chapter in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh.  As a part of the first volunteering activity in Kurnool, 45 volunteers dedicated their time from 4am-10pm everyday from March 23-27, in serving devotees on their way to Srisailam. Every year, thousands of devotees tread their way to Srisailam on foot. […]

YFS Hyderabad - 6 students coached by volunteers win NMMS Scholarship

YFS Hyderabad – 6 students coached by volunteers win NMMS Scholarship

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Namaste,   YFS volunteers from Computers Associates (CA) coached students of Standard VIII, whose annual parental income is less than Rs 1.5 lakhs, for NMMS (National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship) talent examination. The scholarship provides INR 500/- per month for a period of 4 years, upon clearing the examination.  The volunteers trained the students at ZPHS, Serilingampally […]

YFS Hyderabad: Chiguru 2014 - A day of great joy and satisfaction!

YFS Hyderabad: Chiguru 2014 – A day of great joy and satisfaction!

Friday, February 14th, 2014

9th Feb 2014 Namaste, In the second edition of Chiguru – Youth For Seva’s Annual Children’s Festival, 3600 children from 130 project locations across the city and surrounding rural areas participated in 18 different competitions like Rangoli, Siniging, Dance, Elocution, Spelling bee, Street play, Yoga Pyramids and so on, with electrifying enthusiasm. About 800 volunteers from […]

YFS Hyderabad - YFS Volunteers at Pulse Polio Drive 2014

YFS Hyderabad – YFS Volunteers at Pulse Polio Drive 2014

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Namaste, YFS volunteers dedicated their time and efforts during the Pulse Polio Drive 2014 on 19th Jan, Sunday. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has removed India from the list of polio-endemic countries. If no fresh case is reported till 2014, the country will be declared polio free. [Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulse_Polio]. YFS volunteers did their bit to ensure the same […]

YFS Hyderabad - Chiguru - Sponsor a Smile!

YFS Hyderabad – Chiguru – Sponsor a Smile!

Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Namaste,   The biggest event of the Year – Chiguru is here! It is bigger than ever.    150 YFS Projects, 4000 children, 1000 volunteers! 1 Day of Joy!     4000 children and people with disabilities will showcase their talents in a wide variety of cultural and literary competitions – Singing, Dancing, Painting, Drawing, […]

YFS Hyderabad - When visually challenged students played great cricket!

YFS Hyderabad – When visually challenged students played great cricket!

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Namaste, Youth For Seva Hyderabad, in association with Infosys had organized a unique cricket match involving Visually Challenged students of Govt Blind Hostels and Infosys Hyderabad Cricket Team. This event was conducted on the occasion of International Day for People with Disabilities.        The teams were mixed with 3 categories of players: B1 (fully […]

Symposium on "Volunteering as an Effective CSR Strategy"

Symposium on “Volunteering as an Effective CSR Strategy”

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Namaste, YFS Hyderabad had organized a symposium on “Volunteering as an Effective CSR Strategy”  on the 25th of October.  The symposium was aimed at guiding the participants on designing an effective Employee Volunteering based CSR Program. It was attended  by 35 representatives from 20 different IT companies. The panelists included: Venkatesh Murthy: Founder, National Organizing Secretary, Youth For Seva  Vishnupriya Saksena: Head, […]

YFS Hyderabad - Volunteering at Centre for People with Disabilities: Shivam Gupta

YFS Hyderabad – Volunteering at Centre for People with Disabilities: Shivam Gupta

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Shivam, who works for FMC, has been volunteering with people with various physical disabilities including hearing impairment, locomotive disabilities etc.. with our partner NGO Centre for People with Disabilities. He has put down in detail about his journey so far and also shared his learning and experiences.  We are a group of four volunteers who […]

YFS Hyderabad - 'Clean Our Streets' drive on October 2nd

YFS Hyderabad – ‘Clean Our Streets’ drive on October 2nd

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Namaste, October 2nd marks the birthday of two great sons of India- Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri - is a day to value our freedom, step out and Begin the Change!    On this day, about 120 YFS volunteers heeded to Gandhiji’s call and involved in ’Spot Fixing’ of 4 Ugly Spots in the city, spots which had persistent garbage problem […]