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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! […]

Thursday Email – Santa Visited Us A Bit Early This Christmas! ;)

Thursday Email – Santa Visited Us A Bit Early This Christmas! ;)

Namaste! Just two more weeks to go before we step into a fresh new year. This year has been so great and so kind to us, we cannot wait to see what unravels in the next one! Things at KnowYourStar are never constant, and it’s […]

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 […]

Thursday Email – Thank You For Sticking With Us Through Our Ups And Downs!

Thursday Email – Thank You For Sticking With Us Through Our Ups And Downs!

Namaste! Last week, our kids from Brindavan Tent School had an amazing time at the Grand Mercure Hotel. From enjoying yummy food, pretty drinks, and drawing and colouring their hearts out to playing and learning new games – they did it all! The atmosphere was high spirited and […]

Thursday Email – All Work And No play? No Way!

Thursday Email – All Work And No play? No Way!

Namaste! A couple of weeks ago, we told you how we were recognised by the Grand Mercure Hotels as unsung heroes, and now we have something more to be grateful to these folks about! The amazing team at Grand Mercure is arranging a Sports Day for our kids from […]

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 […]