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YFS Hyderabad - Eco-friendly Ganesha Puja 2013

YFS Hyderabad – Eco-friendly Ganesha Puja 2013

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Namaste, As a part of environmental awareness activities of YFS, we are promoting the use of eco-friendly Ganesh idols every year, to impart ethical values and make known the significance and importance of using clay idols instead of those made with Plaster of Paris. On 6th September, Friday, we conducted this event in 45 locations […]

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YFS Hyderabad – Seva Internship experience – Kundanika Lakkadi, USA

YFS Hyderabad – Seva Internship experience – Kundanika Lakkadi, USA

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Namaste, Kundanika, studying in the United States, volunteered her time with YFS this summer. She shares her experiences:   Over the span of three weeks, I was assigned to work in 2 different slum areas and 1 orphanage. The experience I had was unbelievable. The children in all three areas always came came to class […]

YFS Hyderabad - Seva Internship experience - Mayank Shukla, Canada

YFS Hyderabad – Seva Internship experience – Mayank Shukla, Canada

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Namaste, Mayank Shukla, a Grade 11 student in Ontario, Cananda, volunteered with Youth For Seva in July-August.  He shares his experiences. An escape was all I had planned it to be; an escape from the traditional and conventional summer in Canada. However, I decided to contact YFS to ask for a summer internship in Hyderabad […]

Uttarakhand Flood Relief - Updates by our volunteers on the field

Uttarakhand Flood Relief – Updates by our volunteers on the field

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Namaste, We are all aware of the Uttarakhand flood fury. The multi-day cloudburst caused devastating floods and landslides in the country’s worst natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami. Many of our volunteers have been working on the field from Day1.  Almost 5000 volunteers from our parent organization Sewa International, and our partner NGOs have been deployed on the […]

YFS Hyderabad - Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations

YFS Hyderabad – Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Namaste,  14 volunteers from YFS Hyderabad had visited Kargil during the Vijay Diwas celebrations in 2011. From then onwards, we have always celebrated the same in the city to shed light on the efforts of the Jawans in guarding our frontiers and kindle the spirit of patriotism in one and all. This year, we celebrated […]

YFS Hyderabad - Sapling plantation marathon - Summer intern Ashita reports

YFS Hyderabad – Sapling plantation marathon – Summer intern Ashita reports

Friday, July 26th, 2013

  Namaste, Ashita Gona, currently a first year student at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the USA, intended to intern with YFS this summer. She was mostly interested in working on environmental causes. Ashita was given the responsibility of coordinating the Sapling Plantation marathon that YFS conducts every year.  Saplings were […]

YFS Hyderabad - School kits distributed to 10000 needy kids!

YFS Hyderabad – School kits distributed to 10000 needy kids!

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Namaste, Children drop out of schools due to various reasons, one of which is lack of funds to purchase educational resources. Youth For Seva has been working towards addressing this problem through its School Kit Drive for 4 years now, by identifying such children and providing them a school kit which consists of a bag, 5 note […]