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YFS Hyderabad - Remand Home Visit by GGK Technologies

YFS Hyderabad – 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 […]

YFS Hyderabad - Seva Vacation at Paderu - Amarnath

YFS Hyderabad – Seva Vacation at Paderu – Amarnath

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Namaste, YFS Volunteer Amarnath from Wells Fargo spent 10 days with the tribals in Paderu, Vishakapatnam to experience their way of living.   He shares his experiences: Tribals – what can I say about them. I felt it as heaven. The things that I observed in all the villages I have visited are: Hardworking, Innocent, Pure […]

YFS Hyderabad - Clean Hussain Sagar

YFS Hyderabad – Clean Hussain Sagar

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Namaste, Youth For Seva Hyderabad has taken up a new initiative of  ’Lake Restoration’ which mostly involves cleaning and maintaining the lake along the shoreline, spreading awareness among hawkers about the importance of keeping the lake clean and so on, in co-ordination with HMDA (Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority)     Hyderabad is well known for […]

YFS Hyderabad - Environmental Day Out

YFS Hyderabad – Environmental Day Out

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 […]

YFS Hyderabad - Pranita shares her internship experiences

YFS Hyderabad – Pranita shares her internship experiences

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Namaste, Pranita, who works with Infosys Chennai, took a break and volunteered with Youth For Seva Hyderabad. She was engaged in teaching visually challenged girls at a Government School here. She shares her experiences: Teaching in GGHS was a memorable and enriching experience. The girls are very well behaved and very enthusiastic to learn English. […]

YFS Hyderabad - Seva Day celebrated on Oct 2nd, 2012

YFS Hyderabad – 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, […]

YFS Hyderabad - Seva Vacation at Slums - Amarnath

YFS Hyderabad – Seva Vacation at Slums – Amarnath

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

YFS volunteer Amarnath, who works with Wells Fargo took a week off and spent his time in the slums trying to understand their way of life. He shares his experiences: When I decided to spend 1 week in slums I had no idea what I was trying to do & I went with open mind […]

YFS Hyderabad - Eco-friendly Ganesh Puja 2012

YFS Hyderabad – Eco-friendly Ganesh Puja 2012

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, […]

YFS Hyderabad - Independence Day Celebrations at Balanagar Slums

YFS Hyderabad – Independence Day Celebrations at Balanagar Slums

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Namaste, YFS along with partner NGO Akshara Paathashala organised special celebrations of Independence Day in AmruNagar and KarmikaNagar slums of Balanagar. 60 YFS volunteers participated in the same. Volunteers also celebrated “Raksha Bandhan” in the slums. They went around to every home in the slum tying rakshas and saying “Nenu meeku Raksha, meeru naku Raksha, […]

YFS Hyderabad – Seva Vacation in Rural Khammam – Chaitanya Tvk

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Chaitanya, YFS Education full-timer co-ordinator embarked on a Seva Vacation to study projects in rural Khammam. His experiences ranged from seeing “the most amazing discipline levels and teachers giving utmost importance to instilling values and morals” to “women working on the  while men drink and laze around, hence leading to students passing out from schools take to […]