Browsing all posts from September, 2011.

Football in the Air

September 20th, 2011 | No Comments

“I was really impressed with the progress since Jesus and I were running a raggedy practice with ~12 kids every Sunday. We struggled to get the kids to pass and dribble. Now they were keeping space and intelligently passing. I participated in and watched some 3-on-1 keep-aways and was happy to see that a number […]

A School built by it’s students

September 17th, 2011 | No Comments

Neil Shares: Last weekend I visited a special school. It is located in the middle of a slum in Ranip, Ahmedabad. It’s built using only materials from in and around the slum, and by the children from the slum. Patangyu School in Ganeshnagar is phase 2 of the after-school program for Ranip kids that was […]

Chai is the secret of our energy :)

September 13th, 2011 | 1 Comment

Everybody asks us what’s the secret of so much energy in Moved By Love space ? We think part of the credit goes to multiple cups of Tea we have together Seems like somebody else noticed it and tagged us with a big box of tea bags. Each tea bag carries a positive message for […]

Celebration of Art and Unity

September 11th, 2011 | No Comments

It was an evening full of celebration of art and unity at the Moved by Love space in the Gandhi Ashram. Volunteers of different age group joined the 11 amazing kids from our loving community (a small leprosy community on the outskirts of Ahmedabad) who are graduating this day from a 6 month loving leadership program […]

Dance with us

September 9th, 2011 | No Comments

Dance as if there’s no tomorrow, and thats exactly what the Ekatva kids did when Peter Haas (U.S. Consul General) visited Gandhi Ashram and came to Manav Sadhna. Peter was so inspired that he immediately invited the children to perform in Mumbai. Ekatva is an experiment to touch the lives and spirit of 16 underprivileged […]

Music teacher

September 5th, 2011 | No Comments

10 years back, when Robin Sukhadia first came to Manav Sadhna, he had bought Musical instruments Tabla and entered the hearts of slum children through music. He inspired them to follow their hearts and see life as a gift and art. He came back again on a full-bright scholarship to volunteer at Gandhi Ashram. Today […]

Friends from Tibet

September 4th, 2011 | No Comments

Meghna Shares: It’s been 2 years since we have held Wednesday meditation in Ahmedabad.  And every week, consistently, we seen magical ripples weave out into the world.  Last week, we had our first guest speaker — Dorjee Tseten and Tenzin Dolkar.  Not only did they share some really heart wrenching experiences of the people in […]

The Artist’s way

September 3rd, 2011 | No Comments

Within each us is an Artist seeking to breakthrough. For those courageous enough to listen and to channel creativity, Art can serve as the most powerful form of enacting change. Robin Sukhadia, Fulbright Senior Research Scholar and Project Ahimsa Grants Director, gave a special talk/workshop on the connection between Art and Social Change at Moved […]