May The Model Be Set Right by Shritama Sarkar

By Volunteer Shritama Sarkar, FHI Bangalore I was so tense standing outside the examination hall, flipping pages going through my list of formulae. Yes, it was Math and I was in standard 6 or 7. There were a few minutes left when a friend of mine comes up to me, telling me how difficult it…

Formulating Interpersonal Relationships with Children by Barsha Bharati

By Volunteer Barsha Bharati, FHI Bhubaneswar Interpersonal relationships formulate over time. Researchers have recommended a life-cycle comprising four stages for these development periods.  Acquaintance stage. The relationship normally initiates in this stage. This is where first impressions are made. First impressions last long. So these impressions can lead to either continued interactions or a perpetual…

The Hidden Pillar – Life Skills by Jay Laddha

By Volunteer Jay Laddha, FHI Ahmedabad The day was 3rd February 2018. India had defeated Australia in the finals and won the Under-19 cricket world cup under the impressive captaincy of Prithvi Shaw. Incidentally, a lot of attention was gravitated towards the coach of their team and former Indian captain, Rahul Dravid. Being a country…

Inspiring Children through Meaningful Relations by Mitali Kulkarni

By Volunteer Mitali Kulkarni, FHI Mumbai For all of us, the fondest of memories of our childhood are those with our parents, siblings, grandparents or other relatives, followed by those of our school and college wherein we meet a lot of people including friends, teachers, colleagues, mentors and so many other people. The relations which…