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Month: August 2017

Thursday Email – Who Is Your Favourite Teacher In The School Of Life? #WeekOfLearning

Thursday Email – Who Is Your Favourite Teacher In The School Of Life? #WeekOfLearning

Namaste! “The world is a university and everyone in it is a teacher. Make sure when you wake up in the morning you go to school.” – Bishop T. D. Jakes If there’s one thing that’s constant since we took birth, it’s the natural tendency […]

Happy Teacher’s Day – Celebrating The Ones Who Taught Us Best!

Happy Teacher’s Day – Celebrating The Ones Who Taught Us Best!

Teacher, professor, tutor, mentor, guruji – so many names for someone who has changed your life in a significant way. Brad Henry once said, “A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” And for many of us, some […]

Thursday Email – Hearty Prayers Of Prosperity For You And Me This Auspicious Week! :)

Thursday Email – Hearty Prayers Of Prosperity For You And Me This Auspicious Week! :)

Namaste! The festival of the elephant-faced god is here. Our kids in school love Ganesh Chaturthi, and we think it’s because of the animal face. Last year, as part of Mentor India, we had conducted a competition to design a Ganapati using clay. We went prepared with […]

Volunesia Diaires – When Volunteers Get An A+ In Community Volunesia

Volunesia Diaires – When Volunteers Get An A+ In Community Volunesia

Our lovely Volunesian- Ketki Gupte gives you a peek into our Volunesia from last Saturday, where plan-and-execute took a backseat and we found ourselves tuning into the emergence instead! After a long tiring week of work, comes the Saturday morning, that I have looked forward […]

Thursday Email – The Story Of Brindavan Tent School Has Only Begun!

Thursday Email – The Story Of Brindavan Tent School Has Only Begun!

Namaste! Last Thursday we updated you about the painting progress in Brindavan Tent School. The freshly painted bright walls now adorn beautiful paintings of animals, birds, trees, alphabets and so much more. The place finally looks like how a happy school should! The biggest gift […]

KYS Retreat – Catching Values Everywhere In The Temple Town Of Udupi

KYS Retreat – Catching Values Everywhere In The Temple Town Of Udupi

(This time, our Chief Operations Officer – Nandini talks about our first-ever outstation KYS Team Retreat) KnowYourStar retreats are something we, as a team, are always excited about. Jaideep takes great pride in planning the secret itinerary for the day, but is excited about the […]

Thursday Email – Head – Heart – Hands – A Transformational Weekend!

Thursday Email – Head – Heart – Hands – A Transformational Weekend!

Namaste! The last weekend has been one packed with so much heart and action! Team KYS was in Manipal to attend the National Conference on Youth in Social Change organised by Manipal University (which also happens to be the alma mater of Jaideep and Pranita!) […]

Volunesia Diaries – A Beautiful Collaboration With Even Better Results

Volunesia Diaries – A Beautiful Collaboration With Even Better Results

A glimpse behind-the-scenes of the transformation of the Brindavan Tent School. When we began our Volunesia sessions at the Brindavan Tent School, we weren’t entirely sure of the response we would receive from our volunteers. It was a big change from our usual gorgeous settings […]

Happy Launch Of Passion To Profession Tool In Manipal Seva Mela

Happy Launch Of Passion To Profession Tool In Manipal Seva Mela

The weekend that went by was one filled with so many levels of happiness and excitement for all of us at KnowYourStar. We were in Manipal to attend the National Conference on Youth in Social Change organised by the Manipal University, where we also set […]

Thursday Email – When Kids Do What They Love And Love What They Do, World Is A Better Place :)

Thursday Email – When Kids Do What They Love And Love What They Do, World Is A Better Place :)

Namaste! “Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.” – Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel A couple of days ago, KnowYourStar got published on Bangalore Mirror yet again, this time for a new tool we have developed as part of our Mentor India […]

Volunesia Diaries – The Joy Of Forging Special Connections

Volunesia Diaries – The Joy Of Forging Special Connections

Every week when we arrive at the Brindavan Tent School, we’re greeted by a row of cheerful faces – and I don’t just mean the kids! Now that we’ve been conducting Volunesia at the school for over a month, we can see the difference in […]