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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 […]

Youth For Seva Appeal for Uttarakhand Flood Relief

Youth For Seva Appeal for Uttarakhand Flood Relief

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Namaste, Youth For Seva works with Sewa International which has a long history of rehabilitation work after natural disasters, right from Latur Earthquake, Orissa Cyclone, Gujarat Earthquake, Tsunami and AP floods. Typically we recommend our donors to contribute of their fund 20% towards relief and 80% towards rehabilitation. Many sources pour in their support during […]

YFS Hyderabad - Rajas's Seva Internship at Sri Konda, Adilabad

YFS Hyderabad – Rajas’s Seva Internship at Sri Konda, Adilabad

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Namaste, Rajas Sontakke, who interned with Youth For Seva Hyderabad for 4 months in the area of environment, spent 1 month studying the work of Rural Development being carried out by our partner NGO Eklavya Foundation at Sri Konda in Adilabad. Here is a detailed report on the work being carried out there: REPORT ON […]

YFS Hyderabad - Dubbaka trip reflections - Summer intern Ashita Gona

YFS Hyderabad – Dubbaka trip reflections – Summer intern Ashita Gona

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Namaste, 3 students from US are interning with YFS Hyderabad this summer. As a part of their orientation process, we had taken them to Dubbaka in Medak districts to introduce them to rural lifestyle as well as the work of Swadeshi Jagaran Manch in reviving the weaving tradition there. Here is a report by Ashita […]

YFS Hyderabad - Volunteers conduct summer camps at 20 locations

YFS Hyderabad – Volunteers conduct summer camps at 20 locations

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Namaste, YFS volunteers conducted summer camps in 20 project locations across the city engaging about 500 children in a variety of activities. 70 volunteers attended a two hours training session conducted by YFS on 22nd April.   Summer camps were mostly conducted on weekends, but a few volunteers dedicated themselves to conduct them daily at 4 […]