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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 […]

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 […]

KYS Retreat – Exploring Nourishment Of The Mind, Body And The Soul

KYS Retreat – Exploring Nourishment Of The Mind, Body And The Soul

Our Chief Content Officer, Anjali, shares her thoughts on this month’s retreat. Every time we write about our retreat experiences, we find ourselves waxing poetic about breakfast! I’m not a big breakfast person, but I love the simple act of eating hot, comforting food with […]

#TentToAirport – Celebrating Daan Utsav With Our Tiny Tots!

#TentToAirport – Celebrating Daan Utsav With Our Tiny Tots!

Last Friday was a crazy day for the Mentor India brigade! Thanks to the amazing folks at Daan Utsav, we got a chance to celebrate the Joy Of Giving Week by taking our tent school kids on a field trip. Where to? A place where […]

Jaideep 2.0 : Rich In So Many Forms Of Capital Today But The Bill-Paying One

Jaideep 2.0 : Rich In So Many Forms Of Capital Today But The Bill-Paying One

A couple of days ago, I poured my heart out about my 15-month no-salary journey that ended with a simple question – CAN YOU HELP? Messages of support, inspiration and appreciation poured in from both expected and unexpected places. Our trust account was fed with […]

Jaideep 2.0 : Survival Story Of 15 Months Without Drawing A Salary

Jaideep 2.0 : Survival Story Of 15 Months Without Drawing A Salary

Most of you know me as an ex-SAP employee who crazily quit his job to pursue the quest of unlocking the potential of rural students using stories of role models and an upskilling program. Or as a key member committed to serving the PwD (People […]

KYS Retreat – Drafting The 5000-Year Plan Has Begun

KYS Retreat – Drafting The 5000-Year Plan Has Begun

That joy after officially registering ourselves as a public trust NGO – Jaijagath! Every month, as you all know, we take a little time for ourselves, switch off our phones and set out to explore the world in an all new way. After months of […]

The ‘Week Of Learning’ Has Been A Peek Into Life Lessons That Matter

The ‘Week Of Learning’ Has Been A Peek Into Life Lessons That Matter

Our ‘Week Of Learning’ campaign brought in such deep life lessons from our dear ones, we were happy to celebrate Teacher’s Day by not just acknowledging the teachers in our life, but also those who have impacted our ecosystem in such beautiful ways directly or […]

Lanternship Program – To Create And Nurture Servant Leaders. Registrations Open!

Lanternship Program – To Create And Nurture Servant Leaders. Registrations Open!

“When we will all see our role in society as servants, we will all light up the sky together like countless stars on a dark night.” -Vinoba Bhave We, at KnowYourStar, have come to strongly believe in leading by laddering – i.e. leading by serving […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jaideep 2.0 : The Next Big Thing Starts With Many Small Stories

Jaideep 2.0 : The Next Big Thing Starts With Many Small Stories

When my friends ask me what the next big thing for KnowYourStar is, I respond to them with tales of many, many small things that are making our journey so incredible! We really believe in doing small things with great love because they are beautiful, […]