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Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations

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 […]

Sapling plantation marathon - Summer intern Ashita reports

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 planted […]

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 […]

Rajas's Seva Internship at Sri Konda, Adilabad

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 […]

Dubbaka trip reflections - Summer intern Ashita Gona

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 […]

Volunteers conduct summer camps at 20 locations, Hyderabad

Volunteers conduct summer camps at 20 locations, Hyderabad

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 locations. Volunteers […]

Seva Vacation in Utnoor

Seva Vacation in Utnoor

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Namaste, YFS Volunteer Manohar spent a week studying the various initiatives of Ekalavya Foundation, partner NGO of YFS Hyderabad, in Utnoor town of Adilabad district. Manohar writes: I came to know about youth for seva from a friend of mine. I decided to at attend the orientation session without expecting much bcoz of my earlier […]

Books recycling initiative for students

Books recycling initiative for students

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Namaste, YFS Hyderabad, in coordination with ITC, came up with an initiative to collect old books from students and gift them an equivalent quantity of stationery on the spot to inculcate the habit of reusing/ recycling and not wasting anything in children. 763 children from 7 schools across the city participated in this first initiative […]

Eco-Friendly Holi 2013

Eco-Friendly Holi 2013

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Namaste, Like every year, YFS volunteers celebrated the festival of colours Holi in an eco-friendly way this year too, by using colours made from flowers and other natural extracts  and making bare minimum use of water. 500 students and 50 volunteers participated in the celebrations spanning across 13 Seva locations. A few volunteers share their […]

Vana Yatra to Nallamalla forests

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Namaste, Vana Yatra is a program organized by Youth For Seva Hyderabad to connect volunteers with the ground realities in different parts of the country, and to expose them to needs and ongoing Seva activities there. As part of the same, a team of volunteers embarked on a 2-day Vana Yatra to Nallamalla forests near […]