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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 […]

YFS Hyderabad - Seva Vacation in Utnoor

YFS Hyderabad – 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 […]

YFS Hyderabad - Books recycling initiative for students

YFS Hyderabad – Books recycling initiative for students

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Namaste, YFS Hyderabad, in coordination with ITC’s 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 […]

YFS Hyderabad - School Kit Drive 2013

YFS Hyderabad – School Kit Drive 2013

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

School Kit Drive 2013 Background: Youth For Seva volunteers regularly visit and teach at financially limited schools across the city and in surrounding rural areas. It has been found that the students lack the minimum infrastructure to study. As per the survey conducted, most of the students can’t afford the basic things needed for their […]

YFS Hyderabad - Eco-Friendly Holi 2013

YFS Hyderabad – 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 […]

YFS Hyderabad – 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 […]