Browsing all posts from December, 2011.

Conversations with Jayesh Bhai

December 31st, 2011 | No Comments

“Don’t live in fear. If you are walking down a dark path guided by the light of a torch, you will not be able to see the end of the path. But if you just take the next step and let the light of your torch guide you in this way, the path will illuminate […]

Gratitude Walk

December 28th, 2011 | No Comments

As a small way of remembering the passing of Ishwar Kaka, a few volunteers chose to walk from Sughad to Gandhi Ashram on 26th December. Along the way, our intention was to open our hearts and interact with as many people as possible, speaking about sanitation. As we walked on a pleasant winter afternoon, we came across several communities, […]

Random Acts of Cleanliness

December 27th, 2011 | No Comments

  In remembrance of Ishwar kaka, several friends did random acts of cleanliness. Here Netika Raval Shares a beautiful aha moment: On Dec 26th , my sister and I went to a local homeless shelter called “Someone Cares.” Since we were on an enthusiasm high, we reached earlier than we were needed and ended sweeping the parking lot, […]

Abundance flows, Abundance knows!

December 22nd, 2011 | No Comments

“There is enough for everyone’s needs, not for everyone’s greed!”- M K Gandhi. I have been experiencing a divine flow of abundance in my life for the last few days. Whatever my needs are, they seem to effortlessly materialize into my life. Two weeks ago, a very dear friend of mine told me that he has […]

Balloon Smiles

December 21st, 2011 | No Comments

Kalyani, an intern with Vadodara Causes did a beautiful full of smiles act last week. Kalyani is an intern from law faculty of MSU who wanted to do something good for the city. Recently, she went to the different places in Vadodara and gifted balloons to the kids who were on streets. She was so […]

An eve at the Signal!

December 20th, 2011 | No Comments

  ‘Kitne Paise Bhaiya?’ was the line a car owner asked when I was handing him the cd containing the environmental tip on it. I was startled by his question and thought what should I charge him? The next moment I said him – ‘Uncle, Paise nai, Anmol hai. Padhiye kya likha hai, aur usse […]

Journey within, from Chris to Krishna

December 19th, 2011 | No Comments

Sharing updates from Christopher: After a year in India and 11 months in the field at a leprosy community (otherwise known as the Loving Community)—a place that has become like home and its members like family—my visa is about to expire and it’s time to go toKenya to continue the journey with new faces, new children, […]

From consumption to contribution!

December 18th, 2011 | No Comments

It was Khushmita’s birthday on 11.12.11. Inspired by a few of our friends Preet, Vinit and Sonal, we decided to skip the self serving consumption parties of expensive gifts, fancy food, wasteful decorations and take our celebration over to a nearby orphanage called Hope House. This orphanage takes care of 45 boys aged 5 to […]

The U-Turn

December 17th, 2011 | No Comments

Her name was Nanda. She’d come to Gujarat to be with her family after her in-laws abused her violently and she could take it no more. Even though she had expected her family to support her at her time of need, fate had other plans. Nanda’s return to her poverty stricken family only meant one […]

A visit to the Future!

December 16th, 2011 | No Comments

We got a golden opportunity to conduct an environmental seminar at one of the reputed schools – St Kabir, Navrangpura Branch, Ahmedabad yesterday. We were amused and amazed to know that the future of India is in such bright hands. With the overwhelming response we got from the students and the teachers at the school, […]

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