Drawing and Clay Modelling Competitions – Sea Turtle Conservation

Drawing and Clay Modelling Competitions – Sea Turtle Conservation

On the 15th of February, FSL-India’s, Sea Turtle Conservation project volunteers Emil and Melina and their Coordinator, Manjunath B went to the Government Higher Primary School at Koravadi village to create awareness on Sea Turtle Conservation. It is a very small and peaceful school with 208 children amidst nature, nearby the beach. FSL-India’s team conducted a drawing competition at the school and 36 children from the 6th and 7th Standards took part in the drawing competition. The 6th Standard children…

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2 Volunteers Blessed by the Goddess: LTV Cultural Event at Kollur – February 2019

2 Volunteers Blessed by the Goddess: LTV Cultural Event at Kollur – February 2019

FSL-India’s LTV Cultural Event was held on 2nd March 2019, with 2 volunteers. Every month, we organise a cultural event for our regular volunteers, where we take them to any cultural and historical places which are located in and around Kundapur. In the morning, we left from the meeting point and started our visit of Kollur Sri Mookambika temple with a bus journey. Historically, the temple is at least 1200 years old. We spent an hour’s time at the temple,…

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LTV Cultural Event at Mysore, February 2019

LTV Cultural Event at Mysore, February 2019

In the month of February 2019, FSL-India’s LTV Cultural Visit was held on 14th and 15th February 2019, with 1 volunteer, at Mysore. We took Victoria, our volunteer from Denmark to Mysore which is known as Karnataka’s Cultural City. We visited cultural and historical places which are located in and around Mysore. This month, the cultural visit was focused on an actual cultural experience. In the morning, the FSL-India group started their travel from the Mysore accommodation to Amba Vilas…

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Volunteering in Germany – Tamizhselvam Velmurugan

Volunteering in Germany – Tamizhselvam Velmurugan

I am Thamizhselvam Velmurugan working as a volunteer at the German Red Cross, Billerbeck. I arrived in Germany on 21st November, at Frankfurt main airport. It was also my first journey by flight. When we arrived at the airport, 2 GRC volunteers were waiting for us and volunteers from other countries also arrived at that time. All of us went to Munster for 10 days, to attend a seminar. The whole seminar session was good, all the topics were new…

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Mavinakatte Primary School Visit FSL-India’s CEL

Mavinakatte Primary School Visit FSL-India’s CEL

On the morning of 27th February 2019, 93 students from Mavinakatte Government Primary School came to FSL-India’s Centre for Experiential Living with 3 teachers and their principal. The group was formed by the students of 6th and 7th standards, who came with the purpose of participating in an environmental awareness session. The group arrived with a big poster that stated “Make It Green” in Kannada. FSL-India welcomed them, and they all sat down in the meeting hall. After a short…

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Mid-Term Evaluation for FSL-India’s Long Term Volunteers from Bangalore and Mysore

Mid-Term Evaluation for FSL-India’s Long Term Volunteers from Bangalore and Mysore

In the month of February 2019, FSL-India’s LTV Bangalore region organised a Mid-Term Evaluation (MTE) for our Bangalore and Mysore Long Term Volunteers at Mysore. The event took place between 18th to 19th February 2019 @ Mysore. There were around 14 Volunteers from AFS & EG, Germany who took part in the evaluation. The main objective of the MTE is to evaluate the volunteer’s learnings and contributions, in order to develop appropriate strategies to attain quality results.To create a platform…

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Mid-Term Evaluation for FSL-India’s Long Term Volunteers from Pondicherry and Kanchipuram

Mid-Term Evaluation for FSL-India’s Long Term Volunteers from Pondicherry and Kanchipuram

In the month of February 2019, FSL-India’s LTV Bangalore region organised a Mid-Term Evaluation (MTE) for our Pondicherry and Kanchipuram Long Term Volunteers, at Pondicherry. The event took place between 14th to 15th February 2019, at Pondicherry. In Pondicherry, there were around 18 volunteers from AFS and IJGD, Germany who took part in the evaluation. The main objective of the MTE is to evaluate the volunteer’s learnings and contributions, in order to develop appropriate strategies to attain quality results. To…

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LTV Cultural Event – Pondicherry, February 2019

LTV Cultural Event – Pondicherry, February 2019

On 20th February 2019, FSL-India’s Pondicherry coordinator organised a Cultural Event (CE) for our regular LTV volunteers. Every month, we organise a cultural event for our regular volunteers and we take them to any cultural and historical places, which are located in and around Pondicherry. This month, the Cultural Event was focused on Religion and Nature theme, and we took our volunteers to the Botanical Garden, Sri Karaneswara Nataraja Temple, Manakula Vinayagar Temple and Aurobindo Ashram. Sri Karaneswara Nataraja Temple:…

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WC 828 – Kundapura and Goa

WC 828 – Kundapura and Goa

Our Work Camp started on 4th of February, and it finished on 17th of February 2019. Our team leader was  Manjesh and our group was formed by 5 women:  2 Japanese girls – Kiho and Shinoka, 1 girl from Czech republic, Domeneka, 1 Italian- Lilith, and 1 much older woman of 65, from Italy too, Patrizia. The camp began at Goa, Canacona. Our group had been living in 2 small huts on Palolem beach, and every day, we have been…

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Happy moments at the 22nd Happy Movers Camp, Anantapur – Manjula Tallalli, Team Leader

Happy moments at the 22nd Happy Movers Camp, Anantapur – Manjula Tallalli, Team Leader

I am Manjula Tallalli from Haveri. I got an opportunity to work as a Team Leader for FSL-India’s 22nd Happy Move Camp, which was organised at Kuruvandlapalli village, Anantapur district, from 15th-24th January 2019. The camp was held as a CSR initiative of Kia Motors, with South Korean volunteers and the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University students of Anantapur. The camp had 4 groups and I worked with team B. It had 20 Korean volunteers and 4 Indian volunteers. The camp began…

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