The Journey

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

KYS Retreat – Saying Yes To Rocking The Mentor India Boat!

KYS Retreat – Saying Yes To Rocking The Mentor India Boat!

The team met for a KYS retreat after what felt like ages! December and January have been months filled with a lot of activities and travels for all of us, and we finally managed to meet earlier last week. For the first time we started […]

KYS 2017 – Let’s Take A Look At The Year In The Rearview Mirror!

KYS 2017 – Let’s Take A Look At The Year In The Rearview Mirror!

Hello, 2018! Though we’re thrilled to starting the new year on a positive note, we have to admit that turning the page on 2017 leaves us with mixed emotions. Though it often felt like the world was going crazy around us – Team KYS spent […]

Jaideep 2.0 : Acknowledging The Strong Hive We Have Co-Created This Year

Jaideep 2.0 : Acknowledging The Strong Hive We Have Co-Created This Year

The year 2017 is coming to an end. Personally, it has been a year of transformation on many fronts. Before I sit in silence (Vipassana) to welcome the next year, I thought I would reflect on the year-long journey. But before that, I have to […]

A Day With Nipun Bhai – Learning The Importance Of What Lies Beneath The Surface!

A Day With Nipun Bhai – Learning The Importance Of What Lies Beneath The Surface!

It was the year 2015 when we first met Nipun Mehta at the India Inclusion Summit. We got an opportunity to exclusively interview him in a closed conference room, and those 30 minutes turned out to be so pivotal for the direction KnowYourStar would take! […]

All Fun & Play – An Excursion For The Brindavan Tent School Students!

All Fun & Play – An Excursion For The Brindavan Tent School Students!

A few weeks ago, the Grand Mercure Hotel was kind enough to recognize the efforts of our co-founder, Jaideep Rao. Not only was it an amazing and affirming experience, but we also realised that the people behind the award were wonderful people – making the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]