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Thursday Email – If Your Contribution Brightened A Child’s Life, Would You Consider A Small Donation? :)

Thursday Email – If Your Contribution Brightened A Child’s Life, Would You Consider A Small Donation? :)

Namaste! The field of education, as we have come to realise, is a tricky place to garner financial support easily. The reason being there are no quick results to show. It takes years of sowing and watering, before we can see the bloom and harvest! […]

Thursday Email – In Your Honest Opinion, What Course Of Action Should We Take For The Upcoming Year?

Thursday Email – In Your Honest Opinion, What Course Of Action Should We Take For The Upcoming Year?

Namaste! The onset of hot summers have been not-so-gently reminding us that the new academic year is fast approaching, and we have so many butterflies in our stomachs! All the projects we took up last year seemed like Herculean Tasks when they were ideated, especially […]

Thursday Email – Measuring Immeasurable Impact In Terms Of Growth & Development Of A Child

Thursday Email – Measuring Immeasurable Impact In Terms Of Growth & Development Of A Child

Namaste! In the midst of celebrating successes, we sometimes fail to measure the immensity of an impact. The immense power of a year of hard work in a school hit us when we as a team were discussing how the lives of the kids we […]

Brindavan Tent School Transformation Story In Pictures & Videos (Don’t Miss The Infographic At The End!)

Brindavan Tent School Transformation Story In Pictures & Videos (Don’t Miss The Infographic At The End!)

Transforming a school is an ambitious project, and as you know, we began working with one last year, and have been sharing the happy story through our blog posts. The Brindavan Tent School offered us the freedom and opportunity to get our creative juices flowing. […]

Thursday Email – Can You Envision A World Where Children Are Functioning At Their Best Abilities?

Thursday Email – Can You Envision A World Where Children Are Functioning At Their Best Abilities?

Namaste! You’ve been a part of our story at KnowYourStar for a long time now. You’ve heard many snippets of how KnowYourStar came to be! But we wanted to give you a whole picture that can help you see the bigger picture of our vision. […]

Thursday Email – Brindavan Tent School Transformation In Bangalore Mirror :)

Thursday Email – Brindavan Tent School Transformation In Bangalore Mirror :)

Namaste! Yesterday, the morning newspaper brought a big smile on our faces! The Bangalore Mirror featured the transformation of Brindavan Tent School. In her article, Deepthi Sanjiv beautifully speaks about the spirit of volunteerism that was at display in this school and the vision that prodded […]

KYS Retreat – Creating New Milestones For Ourselves In 2018

KYS Retreat – Creating New Milestones For Ourselves In 2018

When we talked about March, we dismissed it as a quiet month. Well, I’m happy to report that we were entirely wrong! So much has happened that we spent our entire March retreat talking – and still had more to say the next day! To […]

Thursday Email – Who Are The Women Who Inspire You? :)

Thursday Email – Who Are The Women Who Inspire You? :)

Namaste! Best Women’s Day wishes to you (if you’re a woman!) and all the beautiful and powerful women in your life. We, at KnowYourStar, feel so blessed to have interacted with some amazing women throughout our journey, who have nurtured, inspired and guided our paths. Today […]

Thursday Email – Brindavan Tent School Kids Experience Their First Well-Deserved Annual Day!

Thursday Email – Brindavan Tent School Kids Experience Their First Well-Deserved Annual Day!

Namaste! Last Saturday, we hosted the first annual day function for the kids of Brindavan Tent School. The idea of organising an annual day stemmed from the thought that we should find a way to celebrate the progress these kids have shown in the past […]

Brindavan Tent School Kids Rocked Their First Annual Day Celebrations!

Brindavan Tent School Kids Rocked Their First Annual Day Celebrations!

Last Saturday, our biggest achievement was making Masti Ki Paathshaala a reality in a tent school! As you all know, our student intervention program – Mentor India, is all about making classrooms a fun place to be. Every workshop is filled with engaging, interactive and […]

Thursday Email – Our Students Get Their First-Ever Computer Lab In School!

Thursday Email – Our Students Get Their First-Ever Computer Lab In School!

Namaste! We love celebrating success stories of our students and teachers, but today we celebrate with you a success story that reminded us the power of the collective! Paranga Vidya Kendra, the school where we implemented Mentor India, is located in the outskirts of Magadi. […]

Paranga Vidya Kendra Gets Its First-Ever Computer Lab With 20 Laptops!

Paranga Vidya Kendra Gets Its First-Ever Computer Lab With 20 Laptops!

Paranga Vidya Kendra, which we always refer to as the Magadi Pyramid School, is one of the places where we implemented our school intervention curriculum, Mentor India. Since we first got introduced to the director of the school, Mr. Ramamurthy, and he showed us around […]