Self-Discovery with a Mentor by Kratika and Lathika

By Volunteers Kratika Trivedi (FHI Lucknow) and Lathika Jain (FHI Chennai) We live in a world full of uncertainties! And to combat these uncertainties and ensure growth we need constant guidance to discover our destiny. Be it professionals, adults, or children we all need a direction, we all need to acknowledge our apex to make…

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…

Bridging the Gaps Part 1 by Aashi Gupta

By Volunteer Aashi Gupta, FHI Bangalore The following article presents a contrast between the lives of three kids (captured in 3 back to back blog articles), belonging to the underprivileged section, living in the same locality and under similar circumstances. The piece further elaborates on the importance of life skill education for kids, and why…

CSR – Increased Accountability and Research by Jay Laddha

By Volunteer Jay Laddha, FHI Ahmedabad There were already voluntary guidelines for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). But, it was on the eve of 1st April 2014, the mandatory provisions for CSR came into force for certain types of companies. India became the first country to legally mandate corporate spending on social welfare. The move was…