Little Lessons by Selvalakshmi Arullselvam

By Volunteer Selvalakshmi Arullselvam, FHI Pondicherry Albert Einstein said, “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” Well, truer words have never been spoken.  As a 21 year old, I believe education has made me the person that I am today and I sure owe it to my parents…

Bracing the storm by Siddharth Dash

By Volunteer Siddharth Dash, FHI Jaipur The only thing certain in these times of uncertainty is that humanity will bounce back regardless of the adversities we are put through. A quintessential part of bouncing back is all of us emerging stronger from these maladies; emotionally, physically or both. I’ve been working on bolstering myself emotionally…

A blueprint for leading a joyous life by Nidhi Lohia

By Volunteer Nidhi Lohia, FHI Kolkata The term ‘life-skill’ is subjective in nature and it can be interpreted in numerous ways. An enriching and fun conversation with Ms. Vaishali Chakravarty, (Founder – Joy of Drama) bestowed a new perspective to this term. Any skill which serves to render our life easy and filled with delight…

Rama Rama kya hai Drama!

By Volunteer Aashi Gupta, FHI Bangalore A lot of questions were playing dodge ball inside my head as I waited for the session to start. One of the most awaited session by Ms. Vaishali Chakravarty, the founder of ‘Joy of Drama’, an organization working to instil life skills in kids, using drama as a tool,…

Lockdown: The Real Cure For All? by Shritama Sarkar

By Volunteer Shritama Sarkar, FHI Bangalore It’s 10.45 at night. I’m having dinner with my family, all our eyes glued to the television screen and our ears deeply listening to each word of the news. After dinner, my father tells me to sleep in time as I have a Zoom class in the morning. College…