FSL-India organised a cultural trip for the HMC group members on the 5th day of the program. In this cultural visit, we took the Happy Movers to a historical site and also visited the metropolitan city of Bangalore.
It was the final day of the project at Rapadu village – the day for completion of all the activities initiated in the village by KIA Motors Company, South Korea, Hyundai Motors India Foundation, Better World Organization (BWO), South Korea and FSL-India.
The 20th Happy Move Camp (HMC) is in full swing, gathering steam along the way. ‘10tv’, a popular Telugu News Channel in India which gives continuous news updates, interviewed some of the Korean and Indian ‘Happy Movers’ and also C Doreswamy, Joint Director of FSL-India and the prime ‘Happy Mover’ of the 20th HMC.
The world is magical and if you look properly, there is magic happening everywhere around you. The Land of the West has always seemed mystical and untouchable to me. It is this mystical element that drew me towards it.
The survival of the sea turtle is critically linked to the conservation of our environment. The huge number of deaths of these creatures, particularly during the nesting season is a key indicator that we need to relook at our conservation efforts, as well as the programmes in place to educate the fisherman community.
Do you like India?’ and ‘Do you enjoy your time there?’ are questions that are easy to respond with just a single word: Yes!
On 30th January, once again, FSL-India’s Centre for Experiential Living, Kundapur conducted a session on Health & Hygiene for adolescents at Shettrakatte, as well as career guidance in the medical field.
On 1st and 2nd February, the FSL-India team and all the Korean and Indian volunteers started out from the hotel to the village in the morning and continued the renovation work, i.e. construction of toilets, construction of a platform for vessel wash, hand wash, painting and drawing educational pictures.
The second day of the 20th Happy Move Camp started with team building exercises conducted by the FSL-India team, before starting the work.
The 20th Happy Move Camp commenced at Anantapur from 30th of January 2018. Totally, 80 Korean volunteers and 16 Indian volunteers from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University participated in the project.
Navunda beach is a very beautiful beach on the west coast of India. The sand is white, there are a lot of green coconut trees, the waves of the ocean are rolling in.
Staying abroad makes time pass in a weird way. On the one hand, it feels like I arrived a month ago, just coming out of orientation. On the other hand, I can barely remember my first traveling experience in India – it must have been at least a year ago.