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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 […]

YFS Hyderabad - Chiguru 2013

YFS Hyderabad – Chiguru 2013

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 […]

YFS Hyderabad - Seva Vacation at Paraswada tribal hamlet

YFS Hyderabad – Seva Vacation at Paraswada tribal hamlet

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Namaste, Volunteers Sandeep and Anup spent 5 days studying the ‘Single teacher School‘ model in Paraswada village of Adilabad district, as part of Youth For Seva’s ‘Seva Vacation‘ program.   Anup shares their experiences:  “……the zeal of children to learn can be easily seen if you go to Single Teacher School. These kids are no […]

YFS Hyderabad - Vivekananda March on National Youth Day

YFS Hyderabad – 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 […]

YFS Hyderabad - My internship experiences - Vishwaja Rao

YFS Hyderabad – My internship experiences – Vishwaja Rao

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Vishwaja Rao, a first year student at National Law University, Vizag interned with Youth For Seva during her semester break. She shares her experiences: I got the opportunity to work for youth for seva during my first semester break. Youth for seva provided me the platform which not only provided great exposure but also helped me to be […]

Annual Report 2012-13

Annual Report 2012-13

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

YFS Hyderabad – Seva Vacation at Paderu – Sameer

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Sameer from Infosys took 9 days off his busy schedule to visit Awasams (residential shelters for the needy) in Paderu, Vishakapatnam and spend time learning valuable and inspiring lessons from people volunteering in these parts, without expecting anything in return. Sameer shares his experiences: After a prolonged talk on the subject, I finally got an […]

YFS Hyderabad – Seva Vacation at Krishi Vignan Kendra, Nandurbar – Anil Chilakamarri

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Namaste, YFS Volunteer Anil, who is pursuing his final year B.Tech (Civil) is interested to pursue a socially oriented career and work on sustainable livelihoods.  He wanted to spend some time studying such models and went on a Seva Vacation to Nandurbar.  KVK offers technical guidance to the farmers in the farming practices, use of improved mechanical […]

YFS Hyderabad - Experience of Sabbatical: Lakshmi Tanvi, Infosys

YFS Hyderabad – 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 […]