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YFS Hyderabad – Volunteer takes classes at home, students secure scholarships!

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Namaste, YFS Volunteer Amarnath used to teach at a Zilla Parishad High School near his home on weekends. When he found that it would bear more impact if he could make it to the school on weekdays too, he started taking time off from work to do so. This then led to him taking classes […]

Chiguru 2013, Hyderabad

Chiguru 2013, Hyderabad

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Feb 10, 2013 Namaste, The animating spirit behind Youth For Seva has been Swami Vivekananda. In commemoration of his 150th birthday on Jan 12th, 2013 and the 3rd Anniversary celebrations of YFS Hyderabad, we worked towards spreading his message through Chiguru – an inter-school event for underprivileged children, with Vivekananda’s life and messages as the theme. Chiguru intended to […]

YFS Hyderabad - Manaswini's Internship Experiences

YFS Hyderabad – Manaswini’s Internship Experiences

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Manaswini, pursuing her B.Tech, is interning with Deccan Organics, through Youth For Seva. She shares her experiences: The journey started with volunteering for Youth for Seva, Hyderabad, right after when I have been to their 2nd annual day celebrations.  Every activity of youth for seva is ‘for and by the people’. There was ‘social innovation […]

Vivekananda March on National Youth Day

Vivekananda March on National Youth Day

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

Namaste, YFS Volunteers, in co-ordination with ‘Akshara Patashala‘ which runs tuition centers in slums in and around Balanagar had organized a Vivekananda March, in commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Swami Vivekananda.  Sabitha from US, who took part in the same shares her experiences: I had the opportunity to be part of Youth […]

Annual Report 2012-13

Annual Report 2012-13

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
Experience of Sabbatical: Lakshmi Tanvi, Infosys

Experience of Sabbatical: Lakshmi Tanvi, Infosys

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Lakshmi Tanvi is one of the first batch of volunteers of YFS Hyderabad. In June 2012, she decided to take a 6-month sabbatical from her company and volunteer full-time with Youth For Seva. She shares her experiences starting from her Day1 with YFS. START OF JOURNEY: My journey with YFS started with one of the […]

Remand Home Visit by GGK Technologies

Remand Home Visit by GGK Technologies

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Namaste, YFS volunteers had organized a day out for the employees of GGKTech at a remand home in the city.  Here is a report by one of the employees: As part of corporate social responsibility our team had a visit to “Remand Home” at Saidabad, Hyderabad on 1st Dec 2012. It was a SEVA Activity through […]

Environmental Day Out for Oracle employees

Environmental Day Out for Oracle employees

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Namaste, YFS organized a Geo-Spirit program with environmentalist Dr. Sai Bhaskar Reddy for the employees of Oracle as a part of their Global Volunteers Day celebrations, at a natural retreat on the outskirts of the city. Here is a report shared by Kalyan, one of the Oracle volunteers: Might to  succeed and will to overcome […]

Seva Day celebrated on Oct 2nd, 2012

Seva Day celebrated on Oct 2nd, 2012

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Namaste, Mahatma Gandhiji gave us all a wonderful message ‘Be the change you wish to see’.   This Gandhi Jayanthi, Youth For Seva conducted a variety of Seva activities across the city, including distribution of health charts and spreading awareness about good hygiene practices in slums, sports and cultural day celebrations in schools, lake cleaning activities, […]

Eco-friendly Ganesh Puja 2012, Hyderabad

Eco-friendly Ganesh Puja 2012, Hyderabad

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

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.  We conducted this event in 20 govt schools, 6 private schools, […]