Month: November 2017

Thursday Email – Our Only Way Is The Way Of The Heart!

Thursday Email – Our Only Way Is The Way Of The Heart!

Namaste! As we head into the last month of this year, we couldn’t help ourselves from getting into a reflective mode. Come December, and we always analyse the new things we undertook, the failures we experienced, the decisions that turned out fruitful, and celebrate our […]

KYS Retreat – Appreciation Of Work Well Done (With More To Come)!

KYS Retreat – Appreciation Of Work Well Done (With More To Come)!

This month, we experienced something quite unique at our monthly retreat – there were no ‘problems’ to solve! I don’t want you to think that we are in constant crisis mode or anything – but usually, we take some time over the course of our […]

Thursday Email – Thank You For Being Our Unseen-Unsaid-Unsung Hero!

Thursday Email – Thank You For Being Our Unseen-Unsaid-Unsung Hero!

Namaste! We have a super humbling news to share with you. As you know, KnowYourStar started as a website to amplify stories of unsung heroes who are role models in our society. If somebody told us back then, that 5+ years down the line, one […]

Mentor India – Paranga Vidya Kendra In Top 100 Of DFC ‘I CAN’ School Challenge 2017

Mentor India – Paranga Vidya Kendra In Top 100 Of DFC ‘I CAN’ School Challenge 2017

Implementing the Design For Change curriculum as part of Mentor India has been so fruitful for us and our kids at Paranga Vidya Kendra, which we always refer to as our Pyramid School! We did know that a curriculum designed from the heart has the […]

Jaideep Rao – Recognised As An Unsung Hero In Bangalore By The Accor Hotels

Jaideep Rao – Recognised As An Unsung Hero In Bangalore By The Accor Hotels

“Opening our doors to those who take care of our neighborhood.” – read the card that we received from the Accor Hotels, inviting us to be a part of their 50th anniversary celebrations. What was a pleasant surprise is that apart from inviting us to […]

Thursday Email – Yaiyyy! Our Kids Bagged A Spot In The TOP 100 Of I CAN School Challenge By DFC :D

Thursday Email – Yaiyyy! Our Kids Bagged A Spot In The TOP 100 Of I CAN School Challenge By DFC :D

Namaste! The past week has been very eventful for us at KnowYourStar. From volunteering and co-anchoring the friend-raising dinner at the India Inclusion Summit 2017 to celebrating some milestone accomplishments on Children’s Day with our little champs, our wheels haven’t stopped rolling! We are loving the flow of these […]

Celebrating Our Little Accomplishments On Children’s Day!

Celebrating Our Little Accomplishments On Children’s Day!

As a part of Mentor India, we have been collaborating with Tarkeybein to use their English curriculum to teach letter recognition along with phonetics and reading to our children. Apart from delivering the content, we also trained the teacher to be able to keep the […]

India Inclusion Summit – 2017 – From The Eyes Of A Participant

India Inclusion Summit – 2017 – From The Eyes Of A Participant

The past week leading up to the India Inclusion Summit last weekend has been super exciting for Team KnowYourStar. Apart from volunteering to make handmade goodies for gifts and decor, co-anchoring the friend-raising circle, and interviewing the speakers of the summit, it was heart-warming to […]

This Children’s Day, Let’s Share The Joy (And What We’ve Learnt)

This Children’s Day, Let’s Share The Joy (And What We’ve Learnt)

Did you know that 39% of our population consists of children? Our nation’s smallest citizens are an incredibly important part of our society. So, it’s only fitting that there is an entire day dedicated to empowering and caring for them. The United Nations celebrates Children’s […]

Thursday Email – India Inclusion Summit 2017 Is Just Round The Corner. Meet Us There!

Thursday Email – India Inclusion Summit 2017 Is Just Round The Corner. Meet Us There!

Namaste!   If you’ve been reading our blog posts, you will have noticed that around November, we start mentioning the India Inclusion Summit or IIS a lot. Though we aren’t a formal part of the IIS team, we’ve always admired and supported their journey in any way […]

Celebrating Five Years Of Team KYS Supporting The India Inclusion Summit

Celebrating Five Years Of Team KYS Supporting The India Inclusion Summit

If you’ve been reading our blog posts, you will have noticed that around November we start mentioning the India Inclusion Summit or IIS a lot. Though we aren’t a formal part of the IIS team, we’ve always admired and supported their journey in any way […]